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Sensient Technologies Corp. (Milwaukee) has reported first quarter 2007 (ended March 31, 2007) revenue of $285.3 million, an increase of 8.5% from the same quarter 2006. First quarter revenue for the flavors and fragrances group increased 8.1% to $184.3 million. Solid revenue growth was recorded in the United States, Latin America and China. First quarter operating income was up 14.3% to $26.2 million.
Of the results, Sensient chairman, president and CEO Kenneth Manning said, "Our cosmetic and food and beverage product lines performed very well, resulting in record first quarter sales. We are off to a good start and I expect continued growth in 2007."