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Wixon Names Alan Hubble to Purchasing Director Role
Hubble will be responsible for purchasing strategies for all of Wixon’s three divisions including packaging, ingredients and third-party manufacturing.
Firmenich Names Shah Group VP, Chief Purchasing Officer
As a member of the company's direction générale, Shah will hold a key role in strengthening the group’s risk management, operational efficiency and innovation efforts.
Blue Marble Biomaterials and SAFC in Sustainable F&F Ingredient Distribution Pact
The agreement slated for April 2013 will begin with extracts and oils, and will later expand into other product lines.
NPD Group: 2012 U.S. Prestige Beauty Grew 7% in Dollar Sales
Investment spending on premium-priced makeup, skin care and fragrance, as well as premium-priced sets, spurs growth once again.
McCormick's Q4 Profits Up; 2012 Sales Reach a Record $4 Billion
However, the company expects weak demand from industrial customers, particularly quick-service restaurants, in Asia-Pacific into the next quarter.
Fragrance Foundation Unveils Five Indie Award Finalists
The winner will be announced on January 28 at The Elements Showcase for The Fragrance Foundation Awards.
RIFM Issues Eight Flavor or Fragrance Ingredient Data Sheets
Includes benzaldehyde, α-Methylbenzyl alcohol, p-tert-Butylcyclohexanone, Anisole, Valeraldehyde, l-.alpha.-Pinene, l-.β.-Pinene and 4-Hydroxybutanoic acid lactone.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include WFFC January Business Meeting (New York), Elements Showcase (New York), and ACI 2013 Annual Meeting & Industry Convention (Orlando, FL).
Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin
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