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The Arabian Peninsula: A Global Hub of Fragrance

Perfume Flavorist - 16 hours 44 min ago
Aslan Gülçiçek, MG Gülçiçek International, was invited to speak at the International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma Trades conference in Dubai on the market dynamics of the Arabian Peninsula on September 26, 2016.

Celebrating 70 Years of Givaudan Perfume Education

Perfume Flavorist - 19 hours 41 min ago
The Givaudan Perfumery School has provided education on the craftsmanship of perfumery for 70 years -- reflecting on the achievements and ideas that were born during this period.

Blue Bell recalls ice cream due to Listeria concerns

IFT News - 20 hours 38 min ago
Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling select ice cream products produced in its Sylacauga, Ala., plant because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Product appearance still rules when shopping for produce

IFT News - 20 hours 38 min ago
According to a recent Harris Poll, about eight in 10 Americans (81%) confirm that appearance (i.e., not blemished or misshapen in any way) is at least somewhat important to them when shopping for fresh produce (i.e., fruits and vegetables), with 43% saying it is very or extremely important.

Steviva earns SQF certification at Portland facility

IFT News - 20 hours 38 min ago
Steviva Ingredients, a supplier of all-natural, high-intensity sweeteners, recently earned a Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 certification at its new headquarters facility in Portland, Ore.

Whole Foods buys equity stake in Instacart food delivery service

IFT News - 20 hours 38 min ago
According to Bloomberg, Whole Foods is taking a stake in Instacart—a four-year-old food delivery startup.

Exploring IFEAT 2016: The Magic of Oud

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 05:34
The first session of this year's IFEAT explores one of the Middle East's most prized native ingredients: oud.

Diageo, Nestlé rank high in workplace diversity and inclusion

IFT News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 01:00
Alcohol beverage giant Diageo and diversified food and beverage conglomerate Nestlé have been recognized as leaders in diverse and inclusive workplaces, placing 11th (tied) and 13th (tied), respectively, in Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Index.

Got garlic breath? Eat an apple

IFT News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 01:00
Eating an apple or lettuce after consuming garlic may reduce garlic breath, according to a recent study in the Journal of Food Science.

Meat processor unveils high-volume sous vide line

IFT News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 01:00
SugarCreek, a manufacturer of raw and cooked meat products and appetizers, recently dedicated what it claims is the largest sous vide line in N. America at its 418,000-sq-ft plant in Cambridge City, IN (CCI).

Obesity triples in Brazilian children

IFT News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 01:00
Obesity has tripled in school children in Brazil over the past 30 years, according to research presented at the Brazilian Congress of Cardiology.

Shell Introduces New Aromatics Unit in Netherlands

Perfume Flavorist - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 23:57
At the Pernis Petroleum Refinery, Shell has built a new aromatics unit in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Chocolate and Vanilla Mix for Madagascar Project

Perfume Flavorist - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 23:52
Barry Callebaut, producer of cocoa and chocolate, and Prova, manufacturer of vanilla extracts and flavors, have joined forces to launch a project in Madagascar that stabilizes the revenues of vanilla farmers by introducing cocoa farming.

Barry Callebaut, Prova support vanilla farmers

IFT News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 01:00
Barry Callebaut, a producer of chocolate and cocoa, and Prova, a manufacturer of vanilla extracts and flavors, are joining forces to launch a project in Madagascar to diversify and stabilize revenues of vanilla farmers through the introduction of cocoa farming.

B&G Foods to acquire ACH Food’s spices business

IFT News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 01:00
B&G Foods has entered into an agreement to acquire the spices and seasonings business of ACH Food Companies, a supplier of spices and seasonings to retail and foodservice customers, for approximately $365 million in cash, subject to a post-closing inventory adjustment.

Chobani’s Food Incubator selects inaugural class of food startups

IFT News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 01:00
Chobani has announced the six food startups for the inaugural class of the Chobani Food Incubator.

Using spent coffee grounds to remove lead from water

IFT News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 01:00
A study published in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering shows that incorporating spent coffee grounds in a foam filter may remove harmful lead and mercury from water.

Fragranze Observes Indian Scents and its History

Perfume Flavorist - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 02:18
TrendLAB's panel at Fragranze this year offered insights into the growing Indian fragrance market, which includes a consumer focus on personal hygiene and natural ingredients.

Enjoy Life Foods opens new gluten-free, allergy-friendly facility

IFT News - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 01:00
Enjoy Life Foods has opened a dedicated allergy-friendly bakery in Jeffersonville, Ind. The new facility is also certified gluten-free and dedicated nut-free.

Kellogg recalls 10,000 cases of Eggo waffles due to Listeria risk

IFT News - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 01:00
Kellogg has announced a voluntary recall of approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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