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Flavor trends: Innovation everywhere

Healthy, creatively fused, exotic flavors on the rise.
"From entirely new profiles to trends that continue to expand, the flavor makers are on it."
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Bell expands South American presence with Iceberg acquisition

Flavors and fragrance maker slated to have two manufacturing facilities in Brazil.
“This acquisition provides Bell with the platform and resources to expand our business in Brazil and South America,” says James Heinz, Bell’s president and ceo.
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The story of vanilla that involves the Aztecs, a black slave’s discovery and Magadascar

As flavor company Virginia Dare evolves, their history ties into their future
Now many people may not know that Virginia Dare was the first English baby born in the colonies, the daughter of Eleanor and Ananais Dare. Unfortunately, Virginia happened to be born in Roanoke Colony, the ill-fated settlement that disappeared shortly after its founding.
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Flavor fusion fury intensifies

Suppliers continue to see consumer acceptance for exotic flavors as well as interesting tweaks to classic favorites.
What once was exotic is now nostalgic. And what’s now exotic, well...it’s really exotic. Lemon-lime is just way too boring for candy flavors today.
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Flavorchem opens new liquid production facility

New 44,000-sq.-ft. plant makes company’s founding family proud
As Jackie Sprovieri cut the bright blue ribbon to symbolically open Flavorchem’s newest production facility, she held back tears as she remembered her late husband, Salvatore Sprovieri, who founded the company.
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Bell hires new CFO

Ted Sawicz added to flavor and fragrance company’s roster.
The newest chief financial officer of Bell Flavors and Fragrances has worked at ConAgra, Kraft Foods and DFG Foods.
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All-natural complexity

Consumer demand drives manufacturers to diversify all-natural offerings, with an emphasis on gourmet.
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A natural niche

There’s a lot of sweetening going on; and it’s involving sugar a lot less of the time. As readers have undoubtedly discovered, media buzz regarding sugar hasn’t been positive during the past year.
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Flavorchem acquires Marnap Industries

Flavorchem Corp., a leader in flavor and color production, has acquired Marnap Industries of Buffalo, N.Y., the company says. “The acquisition expands our product offerings in key categories including confection,
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Bell: Salty Caramel to top 2012 flavor trends

You’ll likely start to notice a lot more salty caramel treats next year, at least according to Bell Flavors and Fragrances. The company announced it’s annual Top 10 Flavor and
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A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

Candy Industry takes you into the French Pastry’s School For the Love of Chocolate event in Chicago, held Feb. 25.

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November 2014

The November issue showcases Healthy Foods Brands and the ECRM Buyer's Choice winners.
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Natural Food Flavors and Colorants

Although many foods are appealing, and even perceived as natural, in spite of containing synthetic additives, consumer increasingly prefer food products which are fully natural.

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Candy Industry's Kettle Awards

Kettle Awards

Since 1946, Candy Industry magazine has recognized leaders in the U.S. confectionery industry with the highest recognition possible, the Kettle Award. The distinguished recipients have captured this most coveted award by not only excelling within their companies, but by contributing to the greater good of the industry. It’s virtually a who’s who of past and present professionals who have left their mark as confectioners and business mavens. Learn more about the voting process as well as the annual Kettle Awards Ceremony by visiting our Kettle Awards Website


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