WPC Speaker Updates & Latest Attendee List

WPC 2014 Updated Speaker & Latest Attendee Lists

Event opens June 9 with cocktail reception. Last chance to book one-, two- and three-day passes.

Industry News

Symrise Forms Partnership to Help Preserve Biodiversity

The nonprofit organizations will support Symrise with the implementation of its recently issued biodiversity concept which includes sustainable sourcing of natural raw materials.

Frutarom Q1 Profit Surges 30.5%; Sales Jump 23.9%

The company had a sharp rise in gross profit from its core business, including flavors and specialty fine ingredients activities.

Updated Report: Wild Has Archer Daniels Midland As Another Bidder

Archer Daniels Midland is reportedly considering bidding for Wild Flavors GmbH, according to a recent press report on Friday.

PepsiCo Extends Agreement for Senomyx's Sweet-Taste Technology

The agreement will be extended two years through August 2016.

Report: Essential Oils of Tasmania to Extract Fragrance from Pearls

Essential Oils of Tasmania will build a plant in Tasmania to extract ingredients from South Sea pearls for their fragrant properties, according to a recent news report.

VIDEO RECAP: Fragrance Foundation U.K. 2014 Awards

The Fragrance Foundation U.K. held its awards ceremony this year at The Brewery on Chiswell Street in London and also presented a special award to Roja Dove for making a special contribution to the industry.

Naturex to Double Presence in US through Vegetable Juices Acquisition

Naturex's planned acquisition of Vegetable Juices Inc. will double the size of Naturex’s food and beverage operations in the United States.

Givaudan Names Pauline Joussain as Sensory Neuroscientist

Givaudan has named Pauline Joussain as a sensory neuroscientist in Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom.

Naturex Q1 Operating Income Down 14%

Naturex faced tough comparisons with a year earlier, amplified by exceptional performances in the 2013 first quarter for Svetol and krill extraction sales for AKER BioMarine.

British Society of Perfumers Names Peter Whipps as President

Kate Williams has been named vice president of the society.

Consumer Group Calls for Tobacco-Style Plan to Fight Obesity

Consumers International and World Obesity Federation are calling on the international community to develop a global convention to fight diet-related ill health, similar to the legal framework for tobacco control.

Du Bois Scent Gets Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Endorsement

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and Amber Lounge have officially endorsed Du Bois' newest fragrance, Oud Amber Intense, as a result of Du Bois’ commitment to using only sustainably-sourced ingredients.

Symrise Names Christopher Towers as Flavorist

Symrise has named Christopher Towers as a flavorist in Teterboro, New Jersey.

Treatt First-Half Revenue Rises 11%

Revenues for the six months rose 11% to £37.1 million (H1 2013: £33.6 million).

Sozio To Develop, Support Sustainable Vanilla Cropping in Indonesia

Sozio is working on a responsible consumption strategy with the Coeur de Forêt Association to develop vanilla cropping, the island’s primary activity which is currently dying out.

Consumer Group Calls for Tobacco-Style Plan to Fight Obesity

Consumers International and World Obesity Federation are calling on the international community to develop a global convention to fight diet-related ill health, similar to the legal framework for tobacco control.

Industry Trends | Global Market Reports

Comax Releases Wine-Beer Flavor Collection

Comax Flavors created the non-alcoholic "Wine-Beer" flavor collection, which features Muscat Grape, Madeira Wine and Muscato Wine flavors crafted specifically for beer.

McCormick Launches FlavorCell Encapsulated Flavors Line

The technology offers flavor protection and controlled release in a wide range of processing environments.

Report: South American Cuisine is Hot around the Globe

According to a Research and Market report, trends include aji peppers and rocoto with expanded applications in sauces and as ingredients for snacks.

Report: Global F&F Market to Grow from 2013-2018

TechNavio's analysts forecast the flavor and fragrances market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.63% over the period 2013-2018.

Report: F&F Market Expected to Reach $2.060 Billion by 2018

North America is the current leader in the consumption of flavor and fragrances after replacing Europe; however, in Asia, China and India are growing fast, according to market research firm Research and Markets.

Report: Food Flavor Market to Reach $13.7 Billion by 2018

A recent report from RnRMarketResearch.com said the fastest growing market, Asia-Pacific, is estimated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6% from 2013 to 2018.

EIA Finds 90% of Industrial Generation Capacity is in Five Industries

The chemicals, paper, and petroleum and coal industries account for more than 80% of onsite industrial generation, with the primary metals and food industries representing the remaining 20%.

Call for Ingredients | Events Calendar

Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin

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Updated: Industry Events Calendar

This week's events include: IFRANA Golf Outing (Mahwah, NJ), SupplySide Marketplace (New York, NY) and Anti-ageing Skin Care Conference (London).