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Flavorcon Focus: Join us in Atlantic City!
Note: Hotel rate deadline coming October 20.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include: IFEAT 2013 (San Francisco), The Artisans of Scent (New York), Cleaning Products 2013 (Richmond, VA).
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Industry News

WFFC 2013 Fall Seminar: “Navigating Today’s Supply Chain”
The Oct. 30 seminar will focus on supply chain challenges and regulatory issues throughout the flavor and fragrance industry.
USDA: Organic Equivalency Agreement Approved for US and Japan
Beginning January 1, 2014, organic products certified in Japan or in the United States may be sold as organic in either country.
Ajmal Perfumes Searches for the Next Young Perfumer Talent
The company has partnered with Firmenich and the magazine Emirates Diaries to select young perfumer talent between the ages of 16 and 21 residing within the United Arab Emirates.
Sigma-Aldrich Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Companies listed in the DJSI have demonstrated best-in-class performance against numerous sustainability metrics.
NPD Analyst: Fall Is About ‘New’ When It Comes to Scent
In the first week of September, new fragrances (those launched in 2013) accounted for 15% of women’s prestige sales, which is up from 8% of sales in the first week of August.
McCormick Q3 Net Flat Amid Lower Quick Service Restaurant Demand
Although it saw growth in snack seasonings and flavors, McCormick cuts 2013 outlook on weak industrial product demand by quick service restaurant customers in the Americas.
Senomyx's Kent Snyder to Retire from CEO Role in 2014
Sndyer will continue to serve as the chairman of the company's board, a role he has held since May 2008.
Rutgers Highlights Importance of Sensory Sciences and Innnovation
The Rutgers team announced their commitment to form a new University Center for Sensory Sciences and Innovation in January.
Symrise Names Cabotin VP Overseeing Sales, Sustainability, Scent & Care
Anne Cabotin will steer fragrance & oral care sales activities in Southern Europe in addition to her role as vp, scent & care sustainability strategy.
Emerald Kalama Chemical Expands Capacity of Aroma Chemical Line
The company has completed capacity expansion for Kalama hexyl cinnamic aldehyde (HCA) and related linear aldehydes.

Featured Event

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