March 2019

Table of Contents:

Flavor Articles

Editor's Note: The Art of Natural

Deniz Ataman, Managing Editor, Perfumer & Flavorist

Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials - March 2019

Judith Michalski, Senior Flavorist, abelei flavors

Flavor Bites: Geranyl acetate

John Wright

The Role of Microorganisms and Enzymes in Traditional and Vegan Flavor Profiles

Sudarshan Nadathur, Ph.D. CFS, Chief Global Dairy Flavorist, ADM Nutrition, Erlanger, KY, USA

Bio-Based Butanol as a Solvent for Essential Oil Extractions

Frances Gilman, Ph.D., Senior Vice President; Ryan Syrenne, Analytical Scientist; Charles Keyari, Senior Sustainability Chemist; Rachael Kropp, Quality Manager; et al.

Authentication of Natural Peppermint Oil

Haley Gershon, Marketing Specialist, Beta Analytic

Fragrance Articles

Unraveling the Mystery of Olfaction

Ryan Daily, Assistant Editor, Perfumer & Flavorist

King of Scents — Agarwood

Kanwal Deep, Ph.D., Ajmal Perfumes Manufacturing & Oudh Processing Industry L.L.C., United Arab Emirates; Saiful Nizam Tajuddin, Ph.D., Bioaromatic Research Centre of Excellence (Barce), University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia