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Flavorchem Opens New Liquid Production Facility
The 44,000-square-foot liquid production facility in Downers Grove, Ill., will aid production and distribution efficiencies.
T. Hasegawa USA Names Graham VP of R&D
Aaron Graham was most recently director of technical innovation and flavors at Griffith Laboratories USA Inc.
Frutarom to Produce HyperPure Tech in U.S. in Mid-November
Company expects production in North Bergen, N.J., will cut down costs and lead time.
EFSA Holds Food Safety Conference in Parma, Italy
Topics included limitations of risk assessment, future key issues and opportunities.
IFF Q3 Profit Falls Due to Tax Settlement
However, the company sees continued strength in its flavor and fragrance compounds business and the emerging markets.
Amyris Q3 Loss Narrows 54%
The company, which delivered test samples of its fragrance oil to its partner Firmenich, also made considerable progress in improving the fragrance oil producing strains.
Bell Flavors Names Ted Sawicz Financial Chief
Sawicz was previously executive vice president and CFO at Grecian Delight Foods.
Naturex 9-month Revenue Jumps Nearly 17%
Emerging markets in Eastern Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East grew to comprise 16.9% share of total group revenue.
Symrise Q3 Profit Rises 6% on Emerging Market Strength
Also, sales on a nine-month basis rose 9%, or 6% at local currency, and emerging markets accounted for nearly half of total sales.
Proposition 37 Genetic Food Label Initiative Rejected
The measure lost at the polls with 54% no and 46% yes, but proponents continue efforts.
Sozio Acquires Sentaromatique
The Purchase is part of an ongoing acquisition track.
Prinova Gets BRC Certification
Company receives Grade A status and official certification from the British Retail Consortium.
Fragrance Foundation To Further Beautify Brand; Engage Members, Consumers
Proposed plans include a fragrance festival shopping night, more consumer engagement with the FiFi awards and creative Web presence.
Wixon Names Industrial Ingredients, Consumer Products Director
In the newly created position, Jeanne Meeder will manage staff in the industrial ingredients and consumer products labs.
Iberchem Joins Fragrance Foundation Arabia
Company seeks to consolidate its presence in the market after opening an office in Dubai earlier this year.
Bernard Polak, Retired President of Polak's Frutal Works, Dies at 95
Polak was a member of several organizations including the American Society of Perfumers and the Chemist's Club.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include Hi Europe, Ni and NuW 2012 (Frankfurt) and RIFM Annual Meeting (West Orange, NJ).