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  • [Flavorcon 2017] Ingredion Formulates for a Cleaner Label
    on October 18, 2017 at 5:02 am

    It's no secret that consumers are consistently looking into clean labels for foods and beverages. Ingredion is well aware of this trend and is working toward developing a cleaner label. Find out more at Flavorcon 2017. […]

  • Raw Material of the Week: Dimethyl Disulfide
    on October 18, 2017 at 3:34 am

    Microgreens, which are soil-grown seedlings of any herb or vegetable are a wellness trend. Natural Advantage has created a material that lends itself not only to herbs and vegetables, but also a variety of other applications and finished goods. […]

  • Givaudan Releases Details on 2017 Growth
    on October 18, 2017 at 1:03 am

    Givaudan reported its sales in the first nine months of 2017, which saw an increase in both its flavor and fragrance divisions. […]

  • FONA International Appoints Amy McDonald President
    on October 17, 2017 at 3:47 am

    FONA International has appointed Amy McDonald to the role of president, after working with the company for over a decade. […]

  • Evening of Pairings With American Society of Perfumers
    on October 16, 2017 at 8:19 am

    American Society of Perfumers is hosting its annual Evening of Pairings, which will bring perfumers together for an evening of food and fragrances. […]

  • Third Time is a Charm: Updated Flavorcon 2017 Attendee List
    on October 13, 2017 at 8:21 am

    Flavorcon 2017 will bring flavorists, product developers and industry leaders together to discuss the latest in flavor technologies. Check out the latest updated list of companies registered for the show. See you there! […]

  • Givaudan Channels Eastern Innovation Through Draco Partnership
    on October 13, 2017 at 3:04 am

    Givaudan has partnered with Draco Natural Products, Inc., in an effort to expand its Active Beauty business with traditional Chinese medicine techniques. […]

  • Eurofragrance Hires CFO to Support Global Activity
    on October 12, 2017 at 6:56 am

    Eurofragance has hired a new CFO with a financial and business background. The newly filled position holds the responsibility to build up the company’s potential in the financial and legal areas. […]

  • Kerry Group Announces Ganeden Acquisition and Growth
    on October 12, 2017 at 5:56 am

    Kerry Group announced the acquisition of Ganeden and has updated its medium-term growth targets. […]

  • [Flavorcon 2017] MilliporeSigma Sponsors its Expertise and Offerings
    on October 11, 2017 at 7:47 am

    Sigma-Aldrich partnered with EMD Millipore to become MilliporeSigma, which now has a broad portfolio of 300,000 products. Don't miss this Flavorcon 2017 sponsor at its booth or session on reactive flavors. […]

  • Raw Material of the Week: Black Tea Essenstrate
    on October 11, 2017 at 4:02 am

    Haldin Pacific Semesta has developed a black tea ingredient to use across numerous RTD applications. In addition to the various uses of the ingredient, it is also suitable for halal certification. […]

  • Firmenich Announces Strong Growth in 2017 Fiscal Year
    on October 11, 2017 at 3:31 am

    Firmenich has released its result for its 2017 fiscal years. The company attributes its success to recent expansions and committing to sustainability. […]

  • Iberchem Receives Grade 'A' MIU Halal Certification
    on October 10, 2017 at 6:51 am

    Iberchem has received a grade "A" MIU Halal Certification by the Indonesian Ulema Council, which certifies that they remain faithful to Halal standards and compliance. […]

  • FEMA Publishes GRAS 28 List
    on October 9, 2017 at 4:19 am

    Experts in the industry utilizing the GRAS lists from FEMA can now look forward to the newest publication, GRAS 28. The list is available on the FEMA website and members will be alerted of the publication's availability. […]

  • Navigating the Fragrance Revolution with Jean-Paul Agon of L’Oréal
    on October 9, 2017 at 4:13 am

    As chief executive officer and chairman of L’Oréal, Jean-Paul Agon shared his insights on pursuing growth in an evolving, segmented fragrance industry during the Fragrance Foundation's Masterclass at the French Institute Alliance Française in New York City on October 5, 2017. […]

  • Nactis Flavors Hires Achille Riviello
    on October 5, 2017 at 6:21 am

    Nactis Flavors has announced the hiring of Achillle Riviello as director of Synarome F&F specialties business unit. […]

  • Walmart Wants to Reduce Its Chemical Footprint by 10% by 2022
    on October 4, 2017 at 8:56 am

    “We know our customers are interested in what goes into products and how they are made. It’s important for them, and we are advocating for them by encouraging innovation and transparency into that process. " […]

  • Mane Appoints Perfume Development Manager
    on October 4, 2017 at 7:56 am

    Mane has appointed Camille Delaby to the position of fine fragrance senior perfume development manager. He brings over 11 years of experience to the position, working for companies like Givenchy, Takasago and IFF. […]

  • [Flavorcon 2017] Kerry’s Golden Ticket to Success
    on October 4, 2017 at 4:04 am

    Kerry has had a busy year from receiving awards to building partnerships. Not only is the company consistently working to progress itself, but it is also a gold sponsor at Flavorcon 2017. […]

  • Raw Material of the Week: Filbertone
    on October 4, 2017 at 2:37 am

    Get nutty for hazelnuts! Symrise has introduced a new ingredient, which is applicable to many different fragrances and flavors. Naturally occurring in hazelnuts, filbertone is most applicable to brown flavors and exotic fruit flavors, while also lending itself to various fragrances. […]

  • Green Bee Sparkling Waters
    on October 20, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Green Bee announced the launch of a new line of unsweetened sparkling waters.&nbs […]

  • Traverse City Whiskey
    on October 19, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Upstart company Traverse City Whiskey Co. introduced its portfolio of premium whiskies and bourbon made in Michigan.&nbs […]

  • Cummins unveils fully electric Urban Hauler Tractor
    on October 19, 2017 at 11:00 am

    The company debuted its latest near-zero natural gas engine technology, super-efficient diesel engines and shared its plans to introduce what it says will be a “revolutionary” heavy-duty diesel engine in 2022. […]

  • Green-Go Hint of Lemon Organic Cactus Water
    on October 18, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Launching its first product in the market, Green-Go introduced its Hint of Lemon Organic Cactus Water in select markets.&nbs […]

  • Chocolate’s mass consumer appeal resonates in beverages
    by harfmannb@bnpmedia.com (Barbara Harfmann) on October 18, 2017 at 11:00 am

    As consumers continue to opt for food and beverages to help improve their health and wellness, the richness and indulgence of chocolate likely will remain a dominant ingredient in the beverage market. […]

  • Talking Rain debuts new products at NACS 2017
    on October 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    Talking Rain Beverage Co., Preston, Wash., will share two major announcements at the 2017 National Association of Convenience Stores Show (NACS), which takes place Oct. 17-20 at McCormick Place in Chicago. […]

  • Clean label influencing performance beverages
    by jacobsenj@bnpmedia.com (Jessica Jacobsen) on October 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    In Beverage Industry’s New Product Outlook survey published in the January issue, the Top 3 latest trends that respondents listed were natural, healthy and organic, aligning with the clean-label trends permeating the market. However, the No. 4 latest trend was energy boosting, suggesting that a merging of these trends could likely occur. […]

  • Ménage à Trois Decadence
    on October 17, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Ménage à Trois launched Decadence, a new Cabernet Sauvignon. […]

  • 7-Eleven introduces Trojan Horse wine brand
    on October 17, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Irving, Texas-based 7-Eleven Inc. announced that it is expanding its selection of private brand wines with the launch of two white wines - Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio. The convenience retailer created the Trojan Horse brand for this new line of wines. […]

  • California's regional wine associations unite
    on October 17, 2017 at 4:00 am

    In the wake of the devastating wildfires in Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino counties in California, participating wineries and other wine-loving businesses throughout California are donating a portion of their proceeds during the month of October to support those affected by the devastating Northern California wildfires. […]