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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.

FFS to exhibit at California SCC Supplier’s Day in Long Beach

September 26, 2011

FFS will have a booth at the California Society of Cosmetic Chemists Supplier’s Day being held at the Long Beach Convention Center on October 25-26, 2011. At this personal care industry exposition we will feature our “Down to Earth” concept showcasing creative fragrances. Visit our booth at #642 to sample fragrances inspired by nature.

Aaron Palmer joins FFS as a Fragrance Account Executive

June 15, 2011

FFS is pleased to welcome Aaron Palmer to the Fragrance Sales team. As a Fragrance Account Executive, Aaron will be focusing on Personal Care and Industrial accounts in the Southeast and Ohio regions.

Aneta Wachlaczenko joins FFS as Perfumer

May 16, 2011

FFS is pleased to welcome Aneta Wachlaczenko as a Perfumer, on our Fragrance team. Aneta has worked in the fragrance industry for 12 years. She comes to us with a background in GCMS analysis and is a member of both the WFFC and American Society of Perfumers.

Monika Polichnowska voted into American Society
of Perfumers

March 3, 2011

FFS is pleased to congratulate Monika Polichnowska on being voted into American Society of Perfumers as an apprentice member. Monika has been working in the fragrance lab at FFS for over thirteen years.

FFS listed in CleanGredients® Newsletter

February 18, 2011

Flavor & Fragrance Specialties is featured in the January/February edition of CleanGredients® newsletter announcing the listing of our blended fragrances in their database. Our fragrances are DfE (Design for the Environment) approved based on current DfE criteria, version 2.0. Their preapproval offers speed-to-market for your green product formulations with no added cost or wait time incurred for fragrance review. Additional fragrances are currently under evaluation as FFS continues its environmentally-friendly fragrance initiatives. 

FFS premieres Everyday Trends presentation

January 28, 2011

Our Everyday Trends Presentation is an exploration of the consumer's mindset as we enter into 2012. This presentation also features market drivers and state of the industry insight for the candle and personal care segments. Our perfumers have created unique fragrances inspired by the following lifestyle trends; Down to Earth, Hidden Beauty, Basic Reflections and Exotic Journey.  

DfE approved fragrances now available

January 28, 2011

FFS is pleased to announce we are now offering DfE approved fragrances. These
pre-approved scents are based on current DfE criteria which offers many advantages such as speed-to-market, as well as, no added wait time or cost incurred for
fragrance approval. 

FFS offers new Hair Care Trends presentation

January 14, 2011

A great hair day can transform you from feeling average and ordinary to amazing and extra ordinary. To address this need, FFS has created fragrances inspired by three distinct personalities; The Natural Beauty, The Glamorous and Refined Beauty and The Multicultural Beauty.  

FFS exhibits at the 3rd World Candle Congress

July 6-9, 2010

FFS recently exhibited at the 3rd World Candle Congress in Orlando, Florida. This year's theme featured fragrances inspired by regional ingredients, warm cups of comfort and wild-crafted fruits from around the world. Also on display were several innovative air freshening solutions inspired by thinking outside the box. For more information on featured products from this event, please contact the FFS Sample Department via the Contact Us webpage.  

Michele Fitzgerald announced as Fragrance
Marketing Manager

June 7, 2010

As part of the continuing expansion of our Fragrance Business Unit, Michele Fitzgerald has joined FFS in the newly created position of Fragrance Marketing Manager. She will be responsible for developing presentations and concepts based on marketing insights, consumer trends, technological innovations and creative inspirations. Michele brings 14 years of industry experience in home environment, household and personal care market segments.  

Valerie Calilap hired as Fragrance Laboratory Technician

May 10, 2010

FFS is pleased to welcome Valerie Calilap as a Fragrance Laboratory Technician. Valerie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. New to the fragrance industry, she recently worked as a Certified Pharmacy Technician and biology department research assistant.  

Steve Orson joins FFS as Chief Perfumer

May 3, 2010

FFS is pleased to announce Steve Orson as our new Chief Perfumer for the Fragrance division. Steve brings with him over 40 years of experience in the fragrance industry. He has won several perfumery awards, spoken at various industry functions and led numerous educational symposiums. Steve is affiliated with the American Society of Perfumers, having served as Chairman of the Board, President
and Treasurer.