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Flavorcon Weekly Update

First Flavorcon Speakers Announced
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Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include IFRA Workshop (Hasbrouck Heights, NJ); IFRA North America 2013 Spring Dinner (West Paterson, NJ); and Pole-PASS Members Lunch (Grasse, France).
Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin
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Industry News

Perfumer & Flavorist Editorial Department Address Change
Please note: Updated mailing address for the editorial department of Perfumer & Flavorist as of April 8, 2013.
Fragrance Foundation Award 2013 Finalists Revealed
The Fragrance Foundation Award winners will be announced and honored at The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2013 event on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York.
Ottens Flavors Names Steffen Scheide Senior Flavorist, Savory Group
Scheide currently serves as section chair-elect for the Washington, D.C. section of the Institute of Food Technologists.
McCormick Q1 Profit Up 2%; Consumer Segment Posts Strong 7% Growth
The company's consumer business jumped 7% on strong volume and spices and seasonings product mix; however, its industrial business fell 2% on weaker demand from quick-service restaurants.
Evonik Corp. Names John Rolando as President
Rolando replaces Tom Bates, who is retiring after more than 15 years of service at the North American subsidiary of Evonik Industries.
Edward W. "Ed" Onyskow, Senior Flavor Chemist, Dies at 84
Edward W. "Ed" Onyskow, an emeritus member of the Society of Flavor Chemists, died on March 30. He was 84.
Firmenich Visits Haiti to Reinforce Commitment to the Vetiver-producing Region
Firmenich selected the rural agricultural village of D├ębouchette in the Les Cayes region to pilot its sustainability work; D├ębouchette is the largest area in Haiti producing high quality vetiver.
Amyris Names Karen Rohde As Chief Human Resources Officer
Previously, Rohde was senior vice president human resources for Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. (HGST).
Takasago International Jump-starts Production, R&D Operations in India
Takasago starts operations in India two years ahead of schedule; new manufacturing facility in Chennai is slated to be fully operational in the first quarter of 2015.
CPL Aromas Names Business Development Manager in Turkey
The company says Begum Oner's appointment is part of a strategy to develop the Turkish market and serve customers more effectively due to growth of the Turkish economy in recent years.
Ottens Flavors Names Sharafbafi Senior Food Technologist
Negin Sharafbafi has spoken at numerous scientific meetings and published research in the area of mouthfeel and fiber in dairy products.
Jacob Glueck, Citromax Founder and Flavor Chemist, Dies at 89
Glueck, a flavor chemist, founded Citromax S.A.C.I. in 1964 and began his career in the flavor industry working at Felton International.

Featured Event

Nov 18-19, 2013 | Atlantic City, NJ, USA
Flavorcon 2013