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Gary Romans Gets Down to Business with New Role at Morre-Tec

Perfume Flavorist - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 04:18
Former senior account executive for Fragrance Resources, Gary Romans is announced as Morre-Tec's vice president of extracts and cosmetic ingredients.

Five Adventurous Flavor Trends

Perfume Flavorist - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 04:33
Spicy, sour and sweet flavor combinations inspired by African, Middle Eastern and Asian ingredients.

Asia Plantation Capital Berhad Granted Agarwood Regulatory Approval

Perfume Flavorist - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 03:50
The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) has granted regulatory approval for APCB's agarwood plantation in Malaysia.

Adding acorns to the human diet

IFT News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 01:00
An article published in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety explores the benefits—both from a sustainability and nutrition aspect—of integrating acorns into the human diet.

Edible food packaging made from milk proteins

IFT News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 01:00
In a presentation at the 252nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) scientists explained that they are developing a novel packaging film made from milk protein that would prevent spoilage and even be edible.

American Heart Association sets new added sugar limits for children

IFT News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 01:00
The American Heart Association (AHA) has announced a new standard for how much added sugar children should consume a day.

FDA extends compliance dates on FSMA, releases new guidance

IFT News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 01:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that extends and clarifies the compliance dates for certain provisions in four of the seven foundational rules.

Genome sequencing reveals evolution of fungal disease in bananas

IFT News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 01:00
Using genome sequencing, researchers at the University of California, Davis, and in the Netherlands have discovered how three fungal diseases have evolved into a lethal threat to the world’s bananas.

Scallops recalled after hundreds contract hepatitis A

IFT News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 01:00
Sea Port Products is voluntarily recalling a batch of its scallops after at least 206 people became sick with hepatitis A, prompting an investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Device may help lower fat, sugar in new food formulations

IFT News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 01:00
A study presented at the 252nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) shows that a new device may be able to help food manufacturers create delicious foods with less sugar, fat, and salt.

FDA delays salt guidelines

IFT News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 01:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it is extending the comment period for its sodium draft guidelines, which were issued in June.

Improved testing, tighter regs drive increase in recalls

IFT News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 01:00
According to a new recall report from Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS, new testing methods and tighter regulation helped drive double-digit increases in food product recalls in the second quarter of this year.

Scent and Sorcery: An Occult Excursion into Sensory Perception

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 06:54
What's unknown about scent could be left to a little magic. Jeanette Andrews, performance artist and magician, shares how scent, sensory perception and magic can be combined to entice more than our senses.

UEBT Certifies Symrise Amazon

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 03:29
The Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) has certified Symrise Amazon's ethical sourcing of 19 natural ingredients from 14 farming communities.

ACI on Shortlist for Best Sustainability Report Award

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 02:41
The American Cleaning Institute's nominated report focuses on materiality assessment and sustainable development in the cleaning product industry.

Symrise Launches Vanilla Website

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 02:12
Symrise connects the customer with the vanilla world through its newly launched website.

Barry Callebaut joins cocoa farming partnership

IFT News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 01:00
Barry Callebaut, a manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa products, has entered a $9 million risk-sharing partnership with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative, to cover up to 103,000 smallholder cocoa farmers in Cote d’Ivoire by 2020.

Foster Farms names Flanagan president and CEO

IFT News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 01:00
Foster Farms, a poultry producer, has announced that its board of directors has appointed Laura Flanagan president and chief executive officer effective Aug. 29, 2016.

Patent Pick: Pet Food Flavor Additives

Perfume Flavorist - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 06:14
Nearly 70 million dogs are the pet of choice in the United States; this is surpassed by 74 million pet cats. What does this have to do with F&F? Think: pet food flavor and nutrition additives.

Patent Pick: A Nutty Brew

Perfume Flavorist - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 05:33
People Food recently featured three hacks to get every last smudge of peanut butter from the jar. The inventor on this patent application has a different nutty idea: brewing peanut powder for a hot drink.

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