Firmenich to acquire South Africa’s Flavourome to expand African presence

SOUTH AFRICA – Swiss flavors and fragrance company Firmenich has announced its intention to acquire Flavourome, a privately-owned flavors company in South Africa, as it focuses its attention to Africa. Located in Midrand, South Africa, Flavourome has a strong presence in South Africa and the regional African market. It has been in operation since 1998.…

Chr. Hansen launches colour range for beverages

DENMARK - Chr. Hansen has launched four new colour solutions for beverages, extending its existing range of CapColors and ColorFruit, in a bid to give beverage manufacturers better choices on colour, performance and costs. The two new CapColors orange solutions utilize Chr. Hansen’s newest patented encapsulation technique to improve the functionality of the natural color…

Flavour major driver for flavoured water preference – Comax

USA - Comax Flavors, a world leader in proprietary flavors technology, has released new primary research on consumers’ behaviour, usage and attitudes towards flavored water. This is the third study of the company’s primary market research program. The Flavored Water study was fielded in March 2017 with 500 US respondents aged 18 to over 70…

Firmenich inaugurates flavours plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil

BRAZIL – Flavours and colours specialist Firmenich has officially inaugurated its manufacturing plant for encapsulated flavours in Sao Paulo, Brazil, extending its footprint to Latin America. The ceremony, which was conducted in the presence of customers, partners and its Executive committee, focused on making the new plant to serve as a centre of excellence for…

Indian colour maker Roha acquires Canadian business

INDIA – Indian colours supplier Roha has acquired Cambrian solutions colour business in Canada, in a bid to expand on its vision to stay true to local values while providing products and services of global standards. According to FoodIngredientsFirst, Cambrian has been working in Canada since 1997 to build the synthetic colour business exclusively on…

Sensient develops protein masking solutions for sugar reduction concepts

USA – Sensient, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances, has developed innovative protein masking solutions, which focus on maintaining the full sensorial perception in the end product, even if sugar is significantly reduced. With its “Sweet Solutions”, Sensient Flavors supports sugar reduction concepts in various beverage, bakery and dairy applications.…

Givaudan acquires Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group

BRAZIL - Givaudan, a global leader in flavours and fragrances, has announced it shall be acquiring the Centroflora Group Nutrition Division as part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its global offering of natural extracts. According to Givaudan, the acquisition of the Centroflora Nutrition Group will  develop its presence in Brazil as it will offer…