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October 2011

Table of Contents:

Flavor Articles

Ethyl cis-4-octenoate

John Wright

Ingredient Roundup: Chemical Sources Association Roundtable

Jeb Gleason-Allured

The Quality of Cured Vanilla Beans

Patrick Dunphy, vanilla consultant, and Krishna Bala, Firmenich (US)

Ingredient Profile: d-Undecalactone, Natural

Cyndie Lipka, Sethness Greenleaf

The Universal Hotness, Part 1: Allyl Isothiocyanate

Michael Zviely, CIC

Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials: October 2011

Judith Michalski, Bell Flavors & Fragrances

Fragrance Articles

Formulating with Natural and Organic Fragrances

Jack Corley, Trilogy Fragrances

Java Vetiver Oil

Frederic Badie and Anne Sophie Beyls, Payan Bertrand

Overachievers and Underachievers: What it Takes to Beat the Industry Average

Kevin McGann, Marcum LLP; with research and analysis by Shan Chen, Eva Yee Wong, Lani Shufelt and Adam Burke, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University

Progress in Essential Oils

Brian M. Lawrence

The Last Word: Francisco Fernandez Alvarez-Castellanos: IFEAT Preview—the Spanish Aroma Chemical Industry

Jeb Gleason-Allured