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FFS to exhibit at 15th annual Supply Side West in Las Vegas

September 26, 2011

FFS will have a booth at this fall’s 15th annual Supply Side West ingredient show being held in Las Vegas from October 12-13, 2011. Our “Down to Earth” theme will showcase natural trends for creative flavors and fragrances. Visit our booth at #26116 to experience our capabilities for “Inspiring the Senses” by tasting innovative beverage concepts and experiencing new aromas for personal care applications.

Robert DeMichele inducted into the Society of Flavor Chemists

September 22, 2011

FFS is pleased to congratulate Robert (Bobby) DeMichele on being voted into the Society of Flavor Chemists as an apprentice member. Bobby has been working in the Flavor Lab at FFS for the past five years preparing for his apprenticeship review.

Artie Foose appointed to Flavor Lab Technician

September 6, 2011

FFS is pleased to announce Artie Foose has been appointed to Flavor Lab Technician. In his new role, Artie will be responsible for compounding, running sensory panels, evaluating raw materials, and filling sample requests. Artie, a graduate of Ramapo College, joined FFS 3 years ago as a Technician in our Regulatory Department.

FFS quoted in article on Flavor Trends in Beverage Industry magazine

September 2011

FFS quoted by industry leading publication – Flavors on topsy, turvy path, featured in the September issue of Beverage Industry magazine. Find out more in the September issue. Click here.

FFS featured in Beverage Industry magazine article on functional beverages

September 2011

FFS sweetness enhancers and masking technology were featured in the article – Masking the goodness within, in the September issue of Beverage Industry magazine. Find out more in the September issue. Click here.

Cool-down this summer with creative Italian Ice Concepts from FFS

July 15, 2011

FFS created Italian Ice Concepts based on popular dessert and beverage trends. Record highs are no problem with flavors like Red Velvet, the perfect indulgent frozen treat to keep consumers cool this summer. For more information on Italian Ice Concepts, please contact the FFS Sample Department via the Contact Us webpage.

FFS launches Cocoa Enhancer Technology

July 15, 2011

Cocoa prices are at an all-time high and availability is at an all-time low; FFS Cocoa Enhancer Technology insulates product costs from the fluctuating price of cocoa beans. For more information on Cocoa Enhancer Technology, please contact the FFS Sample Department via the Contact Us webpage.

Four new sales people added to the FFS Sales team

June 24, 2011

As part of the continuing expansion of operations, FFS is pleased to announce the addition of four new sales people to the Flavor Sales team. Deborah Duyckinck Flavor Account Executive based in our Mahwah office will be covering the East Coast territory; Alissa Leegwater Coffee Account Executive will be based in our Mahwah office; Cynthia Shanahan Flavor Account Executive will be targeting accounts on the West Coast, along with Arizona and Utah; Sean Traci Flavor Account Executive is responsible for sales, account and business development in the Midwest region.

Doug Roth promoted to Director of Strategic Accounts

June 23, 2011

FFS is pleased to announce Doug Roth has been promoted to Director of Strategic Accounts. Doug has over 25 years experience in the food, dairy and beverage industries in R&D and Technical Sales. In his new position, he will be responsible for directing the sales, marketing and R&D strategies at a select group of
FFS key customers.

FFS advertises in Beverage Industry magazine

April 2011

A half page ad was in the April issue of Beverage Industry magazine featuring wine and spirits. Look for our ad on page 54 of the April issue.

FFS features seasonal coffee program in Tea & Coffee magazine ad

March 2011

A full page ad highlighting FFS’ seasonal coffee program was in the March issue of the Tea & Coffee magazine. Check out the back cover of the March issue.

FFS launches Seasonal Coffee Flavor Calendar

March 1, 2011

FFS is pleased to announce the launch of our Seasonal Coffee Program. The seasonal flavors were designed to provide year-round inspiration for flavored coffee products. The seasonal coffee flavors are listed on a convenient displayable calendar.

FFS quoted in article for Specialty Coffee Retailer magazine

January 2011

FFS was quoted in the article – Infusing Sales with Fusion Coffee, featured in the January issue of Specialty Coffee Retailer magazine. Find out more on page 25 of the January issue.

Alissa Leegwater promoted to Inside Sales position

January 16, 2011

FFS is pleased to announce Alissa Leegwater was promoted to the newly created position of Coffee Account Executive. Alissa joined FFS over 10 years ago, prior to being promoted she was a Coffee Applications Specialist in the Flavor Applications Laboratory.

Glenn Mangarelli promoted to Chief Flavor Chemist

December 17, 2010

FFS is pleased to announce Glenn Mangarelli has been promoted to Chief Flavor Chemist. Glenn holds a BS in Business from William Paterson University and an MBA in business from Colorado State University. As a certified flavor chemist, Glenn has been with FFS for over 17 years and has developed numerous commercially successful flavors for the market place.

FFS capabilities featured in Beverage Industry magazine

December 7, 2010

FFS is featured in the Supplier's Marketplace section of Beverage Industry's December issue with a corporate profile including information on flavor capabilities and technical expertise. The profile is visually represented by our Inspiring the Senses graphics from the soon to be launched What's New trend resource on our website.

To view the company profile, click here

FFS launches Alcoholic Beverage innovations

November 1, 2010

With our beverage formulation expertise, FFS flavor enhancer technology and innovative applications are the focus of our new Alcoholic Beverage innovation concepts. Unique concepts include Hazelnut Coffee Tequila, a blend of FFS coffee expertise with the latest in trendy alcoholic beverage inspirations. Applications include high proof spirits and malt beverages.

FFS Natural Coffee Flavor solutions

October 4, 2010

To meet consumers desire for all natural formulations and ingredients, FFS is now offering four all natural flavor profiles. Available in Natural Vanilla type, Natural Caramel type, Natural Chocolate type, and Natural Cinnamon WONF varieties.

FFS offers Seasonal Flavors for Coffee

September 7, 2010

Now available, a collection of flavors inspired by fall and holiday themes for hot coffee applications. Traditional favorites such as Nutty Egg Nog and Pumpkin Pie/Spice are offered along with trendy Crushed Red Velvet and Mocha Mint indulgences for a festive and flavorful holiday season!

Jacqueline Hartman hired as Food Technologist

June 16, 2010

FFS is pleased to welcome Jacqueline Hartman to the flavor business unit as a Food Technologist. Jacqueline holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Science. She spent her summers interning at Ben and Jerry's Homemade as well as gaining industry experience in the areas of seasoning development, culinary/savory applications and bakery, cereal products.  

FFS exhibits at 22nd Annual SCAA Exposition in
Anaheim, CA

April 15-18, 2010

FFS had a 10x30 booth at this spring's 22nd Annual Specialty Coffee Association of America's Exposition held in Anaheim, CA. Featured at this year's event were our seasonal and classic coffee flavors, as well as two new beverage concepts. Due to the increasing market growth of energy beverages we featured a Hazelnut Spice Coffee Energy Beverage. This ready-to-drink beverage is lightly carbonated, loaded with naturally occurring antioxidants and the popular appeal of hazelnut flavor with a touch of spice. Also on display was our ready-to-drink Persimmon Red Tea combining Rooibos tea with the orchard fruity freshness of persimmon. For more information on featured products from this event, please contact the FFS Sample Department via the Contact Us webpage.  

Paul Riker joins FFS as Product Development Applications Specialist

January 25, 2010

As part of the continuing expansion of our Flavor Business Unit, Paul Riker has joined FFS as Product Development Applications Specialist. Paul brings over 20 years of experience in positions held such as research scientist, senior food technologist and management in beverage applications. His focus will be on leveraging his applications expertise for new market strategies including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.