This week's F&F headlines saw new facility openings, upcoming events, podcasts, fresh interviews and more. Be sure to check out WPC On-Demand sessions and Flavorcon updates. Flavorcon 2022 registration is still open! Be sure to snag your tickets ASAP to ensure the best rate.
Albert Vieille Extends Fair for Life Certification
The certification now extends to all agricultural partners in Piedmont. From three farmers certified, to now six, covering both Roman chamomile and peppermint fields, and gathering three distillation units.
Berjé's Kim Bleimann Takes the Stage at IFEAT Vancouver 2022
Bleimann's session, "Catalysts of Change," began by acknowledging and thanking fellow leaders in the industry before beginning with the first of many quotes just before saying, "These are my personal views, mine alone [..] certainly over the years I have not been known for my political correctness and I hope not to disappoint you today." Which was met with laughter from the audience.
Coty Debuts Largest Digital Flagship Store in Southeast Asia for Hugo Boss Fragrances
The official Hugo BOSS Fragrances LazMall Flagship Store taps into the Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand markets.
Firmenich Receives FGI Sustainability Award
Firmenich's global president, Perfumery, Ilaria Resta accepted the Sustainability Award, presented by Deepak Chopra.
Givaudan Debuts Biodegradable Molecule Scentaurus Melrose
Scentaurus Melrose adds to the existing family of fragrance precursors first introduced in 2006 with Scentaurus Tonkarose, the first light cleavable precursor in the perfumer’s palette, and the first to release two different odorants.
Givaudan x TMIC to Launch First AI-powered Fragrance Co-creation Service in China
The service is designed to enable customers to "realize their olfactory vision with unsurpassed sampling speed in China’s unique e-commerce market."
IFF Opens Singapore Innovation Center
Situated in Singapore’s biomedical research hub, the center features more than 10 creation, design and analytical laboratories, a collaboration studio, and culinary and demo kitchens.
Initech Named 10 Top Manufacturing Companies 2022
Initech CEO, Rich DiBernardo, commented on the achievement, "We are honored to be recognized as one of the top lean engineering firms in the United States!"
Report: L'Oréal Creates New Division for Luxury Perfumery
L'Oréal has created a new business division for its luxury perfumery, which includes Maison Margiela, Atelier Cologne, Viktor&Rolf, Azzaro, Diesel and Cacharel, according to Modaes.
Society of Flavor Chemists to Hold 458th Annual Meeting
The Society of Flavor Chemists will hold its 458th annual meeting on October 20, 2022, from 11:30 a.m.–6 p.m. CST at the Chicago Marriott Northwest in Illinois.
Symrise x WUR to Research Legumes for Optimal Taste and Functionality
The project is designed to cover the supply chain from seed to product, bringing together partners representing every stage of the protein supply chain from seed breeder to end user.
Take a Look at Flavorcon 2022 Exhibitor Offerings
Here's a sneak peek at the expo hall. In the weeks to come, we will be highlighting exhibitor booths and what each company plans on showcasing on the expo hall floor!
Turpaz Acquires Majority Stake of Aromatique Food
This purchase is a continuation of the implementation of Turpaz’s growth strategy and expands its geographic presence and product portfolio in the savory sector in Europe and Eastern Europe in particular.
WFFC Members Receive Exclusive Flavorcon 2022 Discount
As a member of the WFFC, you can receive $200 off the full conference registration using code: FLVR200WFFC when you register!
The latest multimedia offerings:
[video] Discover IFF NEO™ for Global Beverage Market Formulations
Perfumer & Flavorist+'s managing editor, Jenna Rimensnyder, connects with IFF’s RE-MASTER CITRUS™ innovation flavorist, Natalie Mordt-Sullivan, to discuss the usage and versatility of IFF NEO™.
Two Sense: One-on-One with Scent Beauty CEO Stephen Mormoris
Perfumer & Flavorist+ reached out to Scent Beauty's CEO Stephen Mormoris to set up a one-on-one call to get the juice on all of the excitement of recent and upcoming fragrance launches, celebrity collaborations and much more. Buckle up for an exciting podcast!