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Borregaard Increases Wood-Based Vanillin Production, Nixes Synthetics

“Although we will focus on wood-based vanillin in production, we will continue to offer the full range of vanillin products, including synthetic products made by our toll manufacturers,” said executive vice president, Borregaard Ingredients Bjørn Erik Amundsen.

Givaudan Closes Golden Frog Acquisition

The company announced the agreement in May 2019. Golden Frog specializes in natural flavors, extracts and essential oils for food and beverage, catering to the needs of ASEAN customers.

Givaudan Talks Alternative Proteins in Singapore

At an industry roundtable backed by Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Flavio Garofalo, Ph.D., global category director, savory flavors and natural ingredients, delivered a keynote speech on the taste and functional aspects of plant proteins.

At the Shanghai Power Station of Design’s New Exhibit, the Nose Goes

Literally translating to “nose to nose,” “Nez à Nez” focuses on the creative process of perfumers via a series of “olfinteractive” installations.

Citromax Expands in Asia

Citromax Ingredients (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. will cater to China and the Southeast Asian markets; Citromax Singapore Private Ltd. will focus on key food and beverage accounts within Singapore.

Symrise Takes a Deep Dive into Malagasy Vanilla Cultivation Methods

The project aims to ensure higher yields and the best possible quality, and increase the income and improve the living conditions of farmers. Currently, the company works with around 7,000 smallholder farmers in 90 villages.

Givaudan Acquires Fragrance Oils

“The acquisition of Fragrance Oils is another step in expanding our capabilities in serving local and regional customers,” said Givaudan CEO Gilles Andrier. “Following our earlier acquisition of Expressions Parfumées, it fits perfectly with our 2020 ambition to assert our leadership position in this customer segment, as well as leveraging the strong presence of Fragrance Oils in high growth markets.”

Prinova Says G’Day to Australia

A subsidiary of Prinova Europe Ltd., the new entity will serve customers in Australia and New Zealand, responding to demand from global clients seeking production support in APAC.

ScentAir Has Acquired ScentHD

“There are a lot of exciting plans for the ScentAir Home line and many new products in the works,” said ScentAir CEO Dan Connors. “We’re proud to bring what had previously only been available to commercial customers to home fragrance lovers.”

WFFC Accepting 2020 Scholarship Applications

Through November 1, 2019, the organization will be accepting applications for the 2020 Rita Flynn Memorial Scholarship, 2020 WFFC Flavor Scholarship, and the just introduced 2020 WFFC She Works Scholarship.

Symrise Sees Growth for the First Half of 2019

“We are looking ahead to the coming months with confidence, even if the economic prospects are slowing down in some regions of the world,” said CEO Heinz-Jürgen Bertram. “Symrise has proven in the past that our business remains very robust even in such times. We therefore stand by our annual goals as well as our long-term ambitions.”

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