The past two years will certainly go down as among the most challenging in the history of the flavor and fragrance industries. The impact of global natural disasters—earthquakes in Haiti, Japan and Indonesia, floods in Northern India, and a drought in Brazil, for example—have contributed to significant raw material shortages. Limited supply is naturally affecting those producers who have chose to adopt a just-in-time (JIT) production strategy. The question is why is has found favor with many manufacturers. And how exactly is this effect impacting the flavor and fragrance industry as a whole?
Is Just-in-Time Enough?
June 24, 2011
Fill out my online form.
Most Popular in Company News
- 704Firmenich Introduces "Naturals Together" in France
- 571FragranceLock it and Throw Away the Key
- 544Feel the Music with All Five Senses
- 469Frutarom Makes Sixth Acquisition This Year, Purchases Redbrook
- 463What is Driving Symrise's Q2 Growth?
- 4612016 Flavor & Fragrance Leaderboard
- 309JM Swank and Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings Sold
- 294A "Natural Solution" to Labeling: Blue Marble Biomaterials Launches Ester Line
- 2912015 Flavor & Fragrance Leaderboard
- 228FlavorHealth Launches at IFT 2016