2014 WPC: Hotels Filling Quickly & New Speakers Announced

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Infographic: 2014 WPC Presents Beauty Dynamics in MEA

By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor in Chief/Program Director
World Perfumery Congress presents a closer look at this $24-billion market.

Industry News | People News

Sensient Appoints Elaine R. Wedral As Independent Lead Director

The company also said it's taking steps to implement a strategic shift from basic ingredients to more value-added flavor and fragrance products.

Seven Appoints Brenntag in UK

Seven Scent has signed an exclusive U.K. distribution agreement with Brenntag in a move to support growth in FMCG categories.

WFFC Cincinnati Honors Dolores Avenzzano as Woman of the Year

Avenzzano, who has more than 38 years of experience in the flavor industry, will be honored on on April 15, 2014 at Embassy Suites in Covington, KY.

Givaudan's KeratinoSens Assay Validated By EURL ECVAM

Givaudan's KeratinoSens assay is the first biological assay for skin sensitization testing validated by EURL ECVAM (The European Union Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing).

WFFC Announces 2014 Chicago Chapter Board of Directors

Karen Van Kampen has been named president of the 2014 Chicago Chapter board of directors.

Takasago Unveils S$60 million F&F Facility in Singapore

Takasago said the plant is the largest commercially operating plants in the flavors and fragrances industry in Asia (outside of Japan).

IFF's Board Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend

The dividend of 39 cents a share is payable on April 8, 2014 to shareholders of record as of March 27, 2014.

Senomyx Q4 Loss Widens; Gets E.U. OK for S6973 Sucrose Modifier

Senomyx gained E.U. approval for another sucrose modifier, S6973, also known as Sweetmyx SR69.

Kerry Acquires Wynnstarr

Kerry Group (Beloit, Wisconsin) has acquired Wynnstarr Flavors, boosting its capabilities in savory flavors and food products.

Naturex Denies Reports Speculating Acquisition of Diana Group

Following recent references in the French and international press citing Naturex as a potential candidate to acquire Diana, the group is denying this information.

Takasago U.S. Flavor Unit Names Scott Global Category Director, Savory

As the company’s savory sales director, Scott defined a five-year approach to transforming Takasago into a major savory flavor supplier.

Trends | Regulatory

Top Flavor Trends Sizzle in McCormick's 2014 Flavor Forecast

Chilies and Brazilian BBQ are among McCormick's top grilling trends.

Senomyx's Sweetmyx Flavor Gets GRAS Approval

Senomyx's partners Firmenich and PepsiCo can pursue commercialization of the flavor, formerly known as S617, in the U.S. and other countries.

Calendar of Events | Raw Material Bulletin

IFRA North America 2014 Spring Dinner to Honor Dave Carroll

IFRA NA will honor Dave Carroll as its 2014 Special Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin

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