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Feb 05, 2016 | 01:23 PM CST

Sip Up on Beverage Trends


Symrise collected the top 10 beverage trends for 2016 from around the web, including new flavors and a potentially new beverage category.

Feb 05, 2016 | 11:25 AM CST

In Memoriam: Howard Smith, Sr.

Howard Smith, Sr., passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the age of 85.

Feb 05, 2016 | 10:59 AM CST

In Memoriam: Rena "Carol" Aulick-Lynn, Perfumer

Rena "Carol" Aulick-Lynn, a dedicated and accomplished perfumer, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016.

Feb 04, 2016 | 03:50 PM CST

Flavor Bites: 5-Methyl Furfural

By: John Wright

5-Methyl furfural makes the best contribution to the caramel underpinnings of flavors that derive a significant aspect of their overall profile from heated sugars.

Feb 04, 2016 | 02:36 PM CST

In Case You Missed It: This Week in News

Busy week? We put together a list of the top industry headlines to keep you in the loop before the weekend.

Feb 03, 2016 | 03:11 PM CST

The Early Years: The Industry Pre-SFC

What did the industry look like before The Society of Flavor Chemists? Find out on February 11, 2016.

Feb 03, 2016 | 03:02 PM CST

WFFC Announces New Board

Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) announced the 2016 general board of directors.

Feb 03, 2016 | 11:30 AM CST

Patent Pick: Fragrance Unlocks Anti-aging Trifecta

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Fragrance? As an anti-aging ingredient? According to this patent application from Beiersdorf—yes. Alkylamidothiazoles paired with certain fragrances have been found to lighten pigmented spots and under-eye circles, as well as reduce inflammation.

Feb 02, 2016 | 06:35 PM CST

Patent Pick: Butter Up Bran

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Bran has come a long way from being considered an "embarrassing" public declaration of certain digestive health needs. And work to improved its texture and flavor, like that featured in this patent application, have helped to ensure it's no longer just a flavorless piece of cardboard with a prune juice chaser.

Feb 02, 2016 | 06:03 PM CST

Patent Pick: Caramel-coat It

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Suddenly, her jowls burst with juicy taste she'd never unwrapped before from gum. She searched her memory. What is this strange flavor? The inventor on this patent application lets you decide.