The 403rd meeting of the Society of Flavor Chemists, Inc.
will take place Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at the
DoubleTree Hotel, 128 Frontage Road, Newark Airport, Newark, NJ
8:00 – 10:30 SFC Board of Directors Meeting
10:30 – 12:00 SFC Board of Directors and Committee Chairpersons Meeting
11:00 – 12:00 Meeting Registration
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
Speaker: Jill Stankiewicz (Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association).
Flavor and nutritional challenges in the dairy industry.
(More details available shortly.)
1:30 – 3:00 Chemical Sources Association Technical Meeting and Presentations
Speaker: Stephen Pearce (Omega Ingredients)
Speaker: Michael Britten Kelly (Treatt USA).
“How Sweet It Is: Improving the Taste of Stevia” Stevia has captured the
attention of the flavor market due to its status as a natural non-nutritive sweetener,
appealing to the trend towards “natural’ and “healthy foods. To many consumers,
stevia has distracting flavor notes, characterized as bitter, metallic, or licorice-like.
This presentation will summarize the industry’s state of knowledge and show
some options for improving the taste impressions of stevia-sweetened beverages.
3:00 – 3:30 SFC Business meeting
3:30 – 4:30 SFC Technical Session
Speaker: Donna Klockeman (TIC Gums).
“Product Development Challenges with Ingredient Reformulations: A Case
Study in Flavored Tea.” This presentation will cover terminology standardization
and effective communication, texture lexicon and texture revolution, texture and
flavor, reformulation of foods and challenges in maintaining desired texture;
concluding with a case study in sugar reduction and texture in sweetened iced tea.
4:30 – 5:30 Cocktail Hour
Platinum Sponsors: Flavor and Fragrance Specialties The Coca-Cola Company
A printable copy of this notice and the registration form may be downloaded via the following links: