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Consumer Interest in Celebrity Fragrances Declines

Perfume Flavorist - 18 hours 54 min ago
Mintel Research has found that celebrity fragrances need revamping in order to appeal to consumers.

8 Bold Beverage Trends for Restaurants and Bars in 2016

Perfume Flavorist - 19 hours 24 min ago
With consumers wanting more variety in their favorite bars and restaurants, new flavor trends, like vanilla gin and botanical teas emerge this year to keep even the pickiest of customers happy.

Mondelez makes takeover bid for Hershey

IFT News - 19 hours 31 min ago
According to The Wall Street Journal, Mondelez International, the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, has made a takeover bid for Hershey.

Consumption of omega-3s may lower risk of heart disease

IFT News - 19 hours 31 min ago
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that consumption of seafood and plant-based omega-3 fatty acids may lower the risk of dying from heart attacks.

New Danone VC unit in talks to acquire a stake in Michel et Augustin

IFT News - 19 hours 31 min ago
Danone and the shareholders of Michel et Augustin have entered into exclusive negotiations to allow Danone to acquire a minority interest in Michel et Augustin, alongside Artémis and Michel et Augustin’s founders.

Perdue commits to animal care improvements

IFT News - 19 hours 31 min ago
Perdue Foods has announced a renewed focus on animal care, which includes a four-part plan that will accelerate its progress in animal care, strengthen relationships with farmers, build trust with multiple stakeholder groups, and create an animal care culture for continued improvement.

Scientists develop GM bananas with longer shelf life

IFT News - 19 hours 31 min ago
Scientists from Agricultural Research Organization in Israel have developed transgenic banana plants with longer shelf life by reducing expression of two transcription factors.

Vigon International Promotes Bob Musial

Perfume Flavorist - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 05:01
Bob Musial has been promoted to controller for Vigon International.

Amyris and Ginkgo Announce Partnership for Biotech Ingredients

Perfume Flavorist - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 04:28
Ginkgo Bioworks and Amyris announced a new partnership where the two will be able to jointly develop products more efficiently and cost effectively.

Biofortification pioneers win 2016 World Food Prize

IFT News - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 01:00
On June 28, Maria Andrade, Robert Mwanga, Jan Low, and Howarth Bouis were announced as the 2016 World Food Prize Laureates during a ceremony at the U.S. State Dept.

Nestlé makes senior management, board changes

IFT News - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 01:00
Nestlé has announced that Peter Brabeck-Letmathe will not stand for reelection as chairman of the board due to reaching the mandatory age retirement.

Rebates may improve fruit, veggie consumption in less affluent families

IFT News - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 01:00
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that a 30% rebate on fruits and vegetables may increase their daily consumption in households participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Brexit: The age of uncertainty

IFT News - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 01:00
On June 23, 52% of Britons voted in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. Given that no country has ever left the EU and that the United Kingdom has been a member for 43 years, the Brexit, as it is been termed, has left the country and global markets in a state of uncertainty.

Patent Pick: The Answer to Amber

Perfume Flavorist - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 05:46
The days of skimping and saving to fit that amber note into your fragrance price point could be long gone. Inventors from Symrise appear to have a new answer to amber, as this patent application explains.

Bell Flavors & Fragrances’ Flavorology Event Shares New Trends

Perfume Flavorist - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 05:28
Bell Flavors & Fragrances’ Flavorology event introduced several new trends with products from its Spark trend program.

Givaudan and Amyris Collaborate on Active Beauty

Perfume Flavorist - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 05:06
Givaudan announces new collaboration with Amyris in the research, development and production areas of active cosmetic ingredients.

Possible Trouble for Ittar with Ban of Pan Masala

Perfume Flavorist - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 04:37
With the ban of pan masala and chewing tobacco, the ittar industry is losing nearly 80% of its sales.

Now Hiring: Flavorist or Junior Flavorist

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 07:00
Flavorchem is now hiring for a flavorist of junior flavorist with at least three years of experience creating or duplicating flavors.

Now Hiring: Flavorist at Fruitcrown Products

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 06:53
Fruitcrown Products, is seeking a flavorist with 5+ years’ experience in the flavor industry in its Long Island, NY office.

Mondelez International Wraps up a Sweet Sustainability Report

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 03:26
Mondelez International measures the progress of its Call for Well-Being program along with the entirety of its sustainability report.

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