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Frutarom Rides Growth Strategy to Record Second Quarter

Perfume Flavorist - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:15
Frutarom has released a report detailing its second quarter earnings, which included increased sales, profit margins and nonrecurring expenses.

FDA issues guidance on ultrafiltered milk for cheese production

IFT News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 01:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a guidance document—“Ultrafiltered Milk in the Production of Standardized Cheeses and Related Cheese Products”—to advise manufacturers who wish to use ultrafiltered milk (UF milk) or ultrafiltered nonfat milk (UF nonfat milk) in the production of standardized cheeses and related cheese products.

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IFT News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 01:00
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Omega-3 fatty acids fight inflammation via cannabinoids

IFT News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 01:00
A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences explores the chemical reactions that convert omega-3 fatty acids into cannabinoids that have anti-inflammatory benefits—but without the psychotropic high.

Report on the use of antimicrobial agents in animals

IFT News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 01:00
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has published a report that presents the findings of the first annual reporting of data on the use of antimicrobial agents in animals, providing a global and regional analysis based on data ranging from 2010 to 2015.

Fragrance That Mists, Sticks and Slides

Perfume Flavorist - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:48
In terms of innovation, the fragrance industry has stepped into novel applications, such as scented temporary tattoos, to embrace fragrance in unexpected ways.

Symrise Releases 2nd Quarter Results With Solid Growth

Perfume Flavorist - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 23:46
Symrise has released its second quarter earnings, which reported an increase in sales of 3.6% due to increasing demand and an improved capital management system.

Blue Pacific Flavors Announces $1.5 Million Lab Expansion

Perfume Flavorist - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:11
Blue Pacific will open the research and development laboratory, The Flavor Creation and Culinary Innovation Center, to handle all product development and flavor creation in the United States and Asia.

Barry Callebaut launches co-creation studio in Asia

IFT News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 01:00
Barry Callebaut has announced that it has opened its first BC Studio in Bandung, Indonesia, with the vision to cater to the evolving needs of food manufacturers and their markets in the region.

Calculating the nutrient density of common snack foods

IFT News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 01:00
A study published in the Journal of Food Science examines the nutrient density of commonly consumed snacks using two measures—Nutrient Rich Foods Indices 9.3 (NRF 9.3) and 15.3 (NRF 15.3).

Europe’s egg-contamination scandal spreads to 17 countries

IFT News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 01:00
According to NPR, the scope of Europe’s contaminated egg scandal is expanding, reaching as far as Hong Kong. Farms in four countries—Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France—have been blocked from selling eggs after detection of the pesticide fipronil.

FDA clarifies sanitary transportation rule waiver

IFT News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 01:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance to clarify that a waiver to the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food final rule covers retail food establishments that sell food for humans, including those that sell both human and animal food, but does not apply to establishments that only sell food for animals.

Researchers develop faster, less costly way to process walnuts

IFT News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 01:00
According to AgResearch magazine, scientists at the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA ARS) have developed a method that uses infrared technology to improve commercial walnut processing—particularly drying—to reduce energy costs and deliver high-quality products.

Raw Material of the Week: Burning Ginger CO2 Extract

Perfume Flavorist - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 05:10
Some like it spicy, while others like it sweet. Ginger can come in many flavorful forms and Robertet now offers a new ingredient to meet the growing demand of ginger.

The College of Fragrance for the Visually Impaired Launches New Website

Perfume Flavorist - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 02:44
The college launched its new website to educate users about the school's mission, as well as showcasing the latest news and various student profiles.

Blue Diamond expands almond flour capacity with new production line

IFT News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 01:00
Blue Diamond Growers, a producer of almonds and almond ingredients, is increasing its almond flour production capacity with a new processing line set within the recently finished addition to the Salida, Calif., manufacturing complex.

Cheetos N.Y. pop-up restaurant has a 1,000-person waiting list

IFT News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 01:00
According to The Wall Street Journal, The Spotted Cheetah, a pop-up restaurant specializing in dishes made with Cheetos, has sold out all of the roughly 300 reserved slots for its three-day run, said officials with PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division that makes the snack.

GE foods experience a small, but expanding market

IFT News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 01:00
According to an article published in Amber Waves, although small, markets have been recently expanding for genetically engineered (GE) crops with traits that increase nutrient content or improve the taste of certain foods for consumers.

Schwan’s, Tru Shrimp partner to expand indoor shrimp farming

IFT News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 01:00
According to the Star Tribune, Schwan’s Co. is taking a minority stake in Tru Shrimp Co., an affiliate of Ralco, a maker of animal feed.

FAFAI Appoints Leadership Amid India Tax Changes

Perfume Flavorist - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 03:03
Fragrances and Flavours Association of India (FAFAI) has announced several key appointments to its association, amid changes in India’s comprehensive taxes.

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