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October 2009

Table of Contents:

Flavor Articles

Flavor Bites: Damascenone

John Wright

Vanilla Curing

Patrick Dunphy, Firmenich SA and Krishna Bala, Firmenich (US)

Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials

Gerard Mosciano

Fragrance Articles

Molecule of the Month: 5-Isopropyl-2-methylphenol

Michael Zviely, CIC

Comparing Notes: Annie Buzantian and Harry Frémont

Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor

Evaluation of the Genuineness of Cold-pressed Bergamot Oil

Carlo Mangiola, Enrico Postorino, Francesco Gionfriddo, Maurizio Catalfamo, Renato Manganaro and Giuseppe Calabrò

Progress in Essential Oils

Brian M. Lawrence

Jasmine

Pierre-Jean Hellivan, Charabot