Infographic: 2014 WPC Presents Beauty Dynamics in MEA

Infographic: 2014 WPC Presents Beauty Dynamics in MEA

By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor in Chief/Program Director
World Perfumery Congress presents a closer look at this $24-billion market.

Industry News | People News

Givaudan Signs JV Pact to Produce Fragrance Ingredients in China

Some ingredients currently produced at existing Givaudan sites will be transferred to the joint venture.

Report: Symrise Considering Bid for Wild Flavors and Diana

Symrise is considering bidding for Wild Flavors GmbH, according to recent press reports from Europe. It is also reportedly participating in the auction of another ingredients company Diana Group.

Naturex Denies Reports Speculating Acquisition of Diana Group

Following recent references in the French and international press citing Naturex as a potential candidate to acquire Diana, the group is denying this information.

IFF Commemorates 50 Years of Trading on the NYSE

To mark the occasion, Alexandra A. Herzan, who is a director of IFF and member of the founding family, rang the closing bell of the stock exchange. She was joined on the podium by Doug Tough, Chairman and CEO, and other members of IFF's management team.

Robertet's Seed to Scent Captures Attention Surrounding Victor Dubuisson

Robertet and its Seed to Scent program have teamed up with professional golf player Victor Dubuisson, who recently captured a lot of attention during his second place win at the WGC Accenture match play on February 23.

Academy of Perfumery & Aromatics Gets Tax-Exempt Status

"It will enable us to move forward with our concerted efforts to raise sufficient funds to develop the organization’s ground-breaking vision," said Christophe Laudamiel, founder and president of the organization.

Symrise 2013 Sales up 6% On Strong Scent and Care Performance

Scent and care performed particularly well in 2013, benefiting from a positive consumer sentiment worldwide, strong demand for menthol and the fragrance activities acquired from the Belmay Group.

Döhler Wins Food Innovation Award 2014 in London

Döhler received the Innovation Award for its breakthrough in the area of gluten-free malt extracts.

Walmart U.S., Sam's Club Set Full Ingredient Disclosure Goals

The plan includes full disclosure of all ingredients including those typically protected under trade secrets such as fragrances.

Sensient Board OKs Further Restructuring Program; Declares Div

The restructuring plan will eliminate underperforming operations, consolidate manufacturing facilities and improve efficiencies, Sensient said.

Solvay Group Q4, Full Year Sales Fell 5%

For the fourth quarter, advanced formulations (previously named consumer chemicals) had sales of €87 million, down 16% from a year earlier.

Trends | Research

Report: F&F Market Expected to Reach $2.060 Billion by 2018

North America is the current leader in the consumption of flavor and fragrances after replacing Europe; however, in Asia, China and India are growing fast, according to market research firm Research and Markets.

Report: Food Flavor Market to Reach $13.7 Billion by 2018

A recent report from said the fastest growing market, Asia-Pacific, is estimated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6% from 2013 to 2018.

Calendar of Events | Raw Material Bulletin

SFC To Hold Symposium Focusing on the State of the Industry

The Society of Flavor Chemists (SFC) will hold its symposium on Oct. 8 - 9 at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ.

Updated: Industry Events Calendar

Upcoming events include: H3i (Birmingham, UK), Emerging HPC Surfactants Markets (Dubai) and Reaction Meat Flavor Training (St. Louis, MO).

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