December 2009

Table of Contents:

Flavor Articles

Who Steers the Ship?

John Wright

Molecule of the Month: Nootkatone

Michael Zviely, CIC

Fair Trade Sourcing: Organic Mint

Daemmon Reeve, Earthoil Plantations Ltd., with an introduction from Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor

Naturally Does It

Steve Pringle (with John Gilroy), Frutarom USA

Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials

Gerard Mosciano and Judith Michalski

Fragrance Articles

Fragrance Perception: Is Everything Relative?

Laura Donna

Using the Brain (Not the Nose) to Smell

Stephen Dowthwaite, PerfumersWorld

Progress in Essential Oils

Brian M. Lawrence, Consultant