April 18/San Diego/Business Wire -- Senomyx Inc. expanded and extended its collaborative research, development, commercialization and license agreement with The Coca-Cola Company. During the extension period, the companies will continue to cooperate on activities related to the discovery, development and worldwide commercialization of new flavor ingredients. For more information regarding the agreement, please see the related 8-K filing by Senomyx with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

"Senomyx is privileged to continue working with The Coca-Cola Company, the world's largest beverage company," said Kent Snyder, president and chief executive officer of the company. "Senomyx achieved significant progress during the past year with the identification of new flavor ingredients that can be used to reduce the amount of both non-nutritive and natural sweeteners in foods and beverages while retaining the desired taste."

From the April 28, 2008, Prepared Foods e-Flash