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Feb 24, 2017 | 01:02 PM CST

Warm Up to Sweet Soup

Sweet Soup

The European market is giving in to nostalgia with sweet, fruit-based soups, bringing a healthier option to the comfort food table.

Feb 24, 2017 | 10:52 AM CST

Confectionery Market Hits Sweet Spot in 2022

A box of chocolate

A recent market report indicates that the confectionery market will see strong gains through 2022. Innovations in classic products like candy and chocolate are leading the way for growth.

Feb 23, 2017 | 04:34 PM CST

Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials

Blooming elderflower
By: Judith Michalski, Senior Flavorist

This month's column features organoleptic discussions on vanillin, coffee, elderflower, orange heart and cayenne pepper more.

Feb 23, 2017 | 03:59 PM CST

The Future of Artificial Flavors & Ingredients

By: Jim Kavanaugh

With public opinion so overwhelmingly in favor of all natural foods and flavors, what is the fate of artificial flavors and ingredients, and is such a large movement toward natural products truly sustainable?

Feb 23, 2017 | 02:41 PM CST

Forward Thinking: Water Works

Water splash from a bottle
By: Amy Marks-McGee

From fizzy alcoholic drinks to crystal-infused water, new flavors and functional ingredients, Earth’s natural resource is offering more than just hydration.

Feb 23, 2017 | 02:24 PM CST

Flavor Bites: iso-Butyric Acid

By: John Wright

Exhibiting a complex character, iso-butyric acid is effective in a wide range of fruit and non-fruit flavors, particularly those outside of the dairy category.

Feb 23, 2017 | 10:41 AM CST

Blue Bell President to Retire

Blue Bell

After helping navigate Blue Bell Creameries from a food safety crisis in 2015, Paul Kruse will retire and pass the company on to the first person outside of the Kruse family.

Feb 23, 2017 | 10:38 AM CST

Kerry Appoints Edmond Scanlon as CEO


Kerry Group, has appointed its new CEO, Edmond Scanlon, who will be succeeding Stan McCarthy.

Feb 22, 2017 | 02:20 PM CST

The Juice: Mandy Aftel – Changing the Perfume Game

By: Pia Long, director, Olfiction Ltd.

Mandy’s avant-garde approach to perfume and flavor has created a portfolio of work that inspires her customers and readers.

Feb 22, 2017 | 02:07 PM CST

To Synthesize or Not to Synthesize...that is the question

By: Steve Pringle, Global VP Sales & Marketing, AC…

In the world of F&F formulation, synthetics are recognized for what they are: essential tools for creation; yet, how can we promote them to consumers without the stigma?