Flavour Horizons is a quarterly, electronic bulletin providing expert interpretation and analysis of flavour technologies and regulatory issues for senior managers, technologists and innovators in the food, beverage and flavour industries.

Flavour Horizons

  • Communicates new flavour developments and technologies to the food, beverage and flavour industries
  • Interprets technical and market information and adds professional insight
  • Uses expertise and industry knowledge to predict likely trends and developments
  • Analyses data from the flavour industry
  • Assesses the impact of new regulations on the flavour sector
  • Reports the latest innovations from centres of excellence in flavour research
  • Condenses key information for busy food industry executives and technologists
  • Helps the industry to look ahead and plan for the future

The Flavour Horizons editorial team, consisting of Dave Baines, Lindsey Bagley and Melanie Brown, all members of Acumentia Consulting, has a strong technical base and a wealth of experience in the food, flavour and ingredients sectors.

Articles in Issue 24, December 2017:

FlavourTalk returns to Amsterdam in 2018

EFSA sets ADI for glutamates – is it justified?

We review the evidence for EFSA’s recent decision to introduce an Acceptable Daily Intake for glutamic acid and glutamates used as food additives and debate the consequences.

Hop derived flavour and fragrance molecules

Ray Marriott of Totally Natural Solutions discusses the extraction and flavour characteristics of some of the commercially relevant constituents of hop oils useful in flavour compounding.

High protein foods

We consider the latest developments in protein-fortified foods, the options available, constraints, and the challenges for the flavourist in incorporating new, alternative proteins into food products.

Vegan diets on the rise

We investigate the new opportunities created for food and flavour manufacturers by the recent rise in veganism and its potential impact to mainstream foods.

Fibre and the consumer

Consumers want to increase their intake of ‘better for you’ ingredients, such as fibre and protein. We explore the potential for new products fortified with dietary fibre on supermarket shelves.

Take the bitter with the sweet – Part 2

The search for new bitter blocking compounds continues.

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