Comax formulates natural ingredients that replace synthetic flavors and maintains a portfolio of nearly 1,000 natural flavor SKUs
November 30, 2021
Florida Food Products announced that it will acquire Comax Manufacturing Corp., a provider of clean label flavor solutions focused on the beverage & nutrition markets. Under the stewardship of the Calabretta family, Comax has grown to become one of the largest providers of natural flavors in the US since its founding in 1977.
Fuchs introduce “Southern Inspirations: The Celebrating Soul” collection
November 29, 2021
The collection presents craveable seasoning blends ideal for proteins, side dishes, and even milkshakes. These items are also the starting point for food manufacturers to develop their own rich signature product offerings, with Fuchs’ culinary specialists at their side.
Global Top 10 food & beverage flavor company plans to open a state-of-the-art sweet flavor manufacturing plant in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. in March 2022
November 23, 2021
In addition to boosting the square footage dedicated to flavor manufacturing and expanding T. Hasegawa’s technical capabilities, the new facility will increase T. Hasegawa’s US-based staff, with many new positions opening to service the production of food and beverage flavors.
McCormick & Company, who purchased FONA in late 2020, is set to significantly increase FONA’s manufacturing footprint
November 16, 2021
FONA International, developer and manufacturer of complete flavor solutions broke ground on a multi-million-dollar, high-tech manufacturing expansion. McCormick & Company, who purchased FONA in late 2020, is set to significantly increase FONA’s manufacturing footprint.
Pond joined FutureCeuticals in 1999 as one of FutureCeuticals' first employees
November 15, 2021
VDF FutureCeuticals, Inc. reported that Hartley Pond, senior vice president, has retired from the company. Pond joined FutureCeuticals in 1999 as one of FutureCeuticals' first employees and its very first salesperson.
Kerry identifies barbecue as the world’s top taste in 2021
November 15, 2021
Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has reviewed extensive research and examined global trends in emerging flavors in an effort to identify the top global taste trend in 2021. The result: barbecue—in all the many variations that can arise when cooking with fire—is electrifying consumer appetites and elevating expectations for new and interesting flavors. This includes in snacks, meats, plant-based meat alternatives, vegetables, sauces, dips, marinades, and seasonings.
Flavorchem introduces taste mod™ for protein to mask the off-notes associated with plant-based protein
November 15, 2021
In response to the demand for enhanced functional benefits, Flavorchem, a global flavor and ingredient supplier, developed a line of high-performance modulators to help brands create nutritionally optimized products without sacrificing on taste.
In response to consumers’ continually changing behavior, Comax Flavors introduces the 2022 Flavor Trends divided into four different flavor collections. Pizza Pizzazz caters to consumers’ love for pizza while Get Grillin’ addresses consumers’ interest in BBQ flavors. Trust Your Gut taps into consumers’ digestive health journey while Sweet Decadence spotlights consumers’ retreat to comforting sweets. Each Comax Flavor collection is comprised of a variety of food and beverage applications.
With colder months rapidly approaching, consumers are gravitating toward hot drink options. This year, however, pumpkin spice lattes and peppermint mochas are shifting to the backburner. Instead, shoppers have a growing interest in emerging global flavors, bolder and spicier options, and functional ingredients that can address personalized wellness needs.