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The company’s group results were impacted by difficult market conditions for some such as the food & beverage business in Europe and nutrition & health in the United States.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for its new flavors creative center in Jakarta, Indonesia, which opened in late 2014.
The site includes perfumery, flavors, ingredients, research, sustainability and more.
The examination of propanediol as an alternative to petroleum-based propylene glycol and glycerin, according to Flavorcon 2015 speaker Steve Huff.
The workshop offered tips for farmers such as eliminating plastic and recycled packaging for essential oils after distillation, which at times, leads to severe contamination of essential oils.
"Sound is no longer the forgotten flavor sense as far as the big food and drink companies are concerned," said Charles Spence in a recent review that appeared in the journal Flavour.
The newly designed website is part of a re-branding initiative reflecting the evolving business strategy of the company.
A note from Jeb Gleason-Allured.
The company plans to invest over €4 billion in R&D over the next decade as well as significantly expand its innovation pipeline and have more of an international reach.
Two winners will be selected from the categories Artisan and Independent, and one Sadakichi Award for Experimental Scent, a new category added for the 2015 Awards.