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Aug 23, 2017 | 03:26 PM CDT

Raw Material of the Week: Indole

Jasmine flower

Being no stranger to the F&F industry, indole is found in most florals. Natural Advantage is offering natural indole which is also applicable to other flavors and fragrances such as vanilla, chocolate, hazelnut and more.

Aug 23, 2017 | 02:57 PM CDT

WFFC Honors Catalina Lee at 35th Annual Gala

Flavorist Catalina Lee

WFFC has announced that they will be honoring Catalina Lee at the upcoming WFFC Annual Gala. Catalina Lee has over 25 years of flavor experience and has worked for companies like Firmenich, Givaudan and Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Aug 23, 2017 | 12:42 PM CDT

Minimizing Flavor Deterioration

By Jian Zhang and Gary A. Reineccius, Department o…

Flavor deterioration during storage is of interest to both the food and flavor industries. While there are numerous studies on flavor deterioration in foods, little has been published on the deterioration of food flavorings, especially when in the liquid form.

Aug 23, 2017 | 12:36 PM CDT

Flavor Bites: 2-Ethyl-4-hydroxy-5-methyl-3(2H)-furanone

By: John Wright

Similar to the profile of Furaneol, this ingredient provides a “candy” note in a variety of berry, tropical fruit and brown flavor applications.

Aug 23, 2017 | 12:29 PM CDT

September 2017: Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials

By: Judith Michalski, senior flavorist, abelei fla…

This month’s column features organoleptic discussions on Ethyl cyclopentenolone, natural; citral dimethyl acetal, natural; coffee furanone and more

Aug 23, 2017 | 12:13 PM CDT

The Juice: Julian Sarkar of Zanos

By: Pia Long, director, Olfiction Ltd.

Finding your niche as a new business is always going to involve a little bit of trial and error, Sarkar shares his story of selling fragrance materials in the UK.

Aug 23, 2017 | 11:47 AM CDT

Taking a Fresh Look at Mint

With its freshness and versatility, mint is increasingly a key ingredient of choice for perfumers and flavorists alike. In this article, Firmenich discusses the global mint market, its versatility in a variety of F&F applications and exploring new compounds through R&D.

Aug 23, 2017 | 11:44 AM CDT

Endpoint. Bolstering F&F Integrity and Intensity

By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Managing Editor, Cosmetics…

Stabilizing flavors and fragrance is big business.

Aug 23, 2017 | 11:37 AM CDT

Editor’s Note: An Expanding Palette

By: Deniz Ataman

For centuries, humanity has waxed poetic on the diversity and versatility of nature. If nature were a painter’s palette and the colors represented our current uses of nature’s bounty, then we are only using a corner of that palette.

Aug 23, 2017 | 11:28 AM CDT

Keeping Up With the Microbes

By James Stephens, Co-founder, CEO and Chief scien…

The desire for clean labeled products has brought non-GMO technology to produce new and novel compounds in creative ways by focusing on microbial ecosystems, or polyculture.