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Industry News

Seven Scent Reveals Latest Fragrance Trends for 2014/15
Key trend themes include: Return of the rose, very berry and scents of spirits.
Eurofragrance Opens Singapore Affiliate
Eurofragance S.E. Asia Pte. Ltd. will service Southeastern and Eastern Asia countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea.
IFF-LMR Wins Award for Sustainable Ingredients for Rose Water Essential
The product contains all of the olfactive molecules of rose petals, combining the elements of rose essence and rose water. Without water; it is an ultra-concentrated alternative to traditional rose water.
Firmenich Unveils New Encapsulation Facility in Indonesia
Firmenich will also launch a new variety of Durarome, a high load Durarome, to be produced at the new facility.
Symrise Opens Green Chemistry Laboratory
In the catalysis laboratory, catalyst experts will develop chemical processes and optimize existing processes for aroma molecules.
Kerry Opens New Regional Development & Application Center in Dubai
The new center will serve Kerry’s global and regional customer base in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.
Amyris Q3 Loss Widens; Some Q4 Sales May Be Pushed into '14
With slower-than-anticipated volume uptake that may push some of the company's expected Q4 sales into 2014, Amyris looks towards developing and scaling future molecules.
Kerry's Nine-Month Interim Report Shows Strength in Ingredients, Flavors
Interim results for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2013 showed a 2.9% increase in continuing business volumes including a 4.1% rise in ingredients and flavors.
FONA Names Mark Duffy EVP and Chief Revenue Officer
Duffy, who leads FONA's business unit, technology and innovation and sales teams, has more than 20 years of experience in the flavor and food industries.
Symrise Certified as a "Green" Company
As defined by DQS, a certifier of company processes, a “Green" company sets itself apart from its competitors in terms of products, services and environmental standards by minimizing its impact on the environment.
Fragrance Foundation Arabia Reveals FiFi Arabia 2013 Award Winners
Includes awards for fragrance of the year, retailer of the year and "My Perfume of the Year."
KIC Chemicals Gains SHARP certification
KIC represents the first company in New Paltz, NY to gain this certification.
Study: A Plate's Shape and Color Influences Taste Perception
A recent study showed cheesecake samples on round white plates were rated sweeter than those on black plates.
IFRA U.K. Fragrance Forum and the Psychology of Fragrance
IFRA United Kingdom held its third annual fragrance forum on Oct. 17 at The Royal Society in London featuring the theme "The Psychology of Fragrance."
Ultra International Names Jonpaul Howarth as Vice President
Howarth, who has worked in the industry since 1998, initially worked as a raw material buyer representing ingredient portfolios across Europe.

Calendar of Events/ WPC 2014 Announcement

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include: VANILLA 2013 – Sustainability: Keeping Vanilla Growing (Jamesburg, NJ), Research Seminar, Innovation, Competitiveness (Marseille, France).
WPC 2014: Program Advisers, Supporting Organizations Announced
The Future of Fragrance will explore the industry's challenges and inspire its creative spirit.
Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin
Do you have an ingredient that you would like to recommend to the flavor and fragrance industry?

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