R&D News: D.D. Williamson, Doehler and Synergy Flavors headlines
D.D. Williamson, Louisville, Ky., launched a new brand image to reflect its expanded expertise in color solutions for customers. In the new logo, “DDW” replaces “D.D. Williamson” for a concise, contemporary image, the company says. “The Color House” tagline expresses a place where creativity blends with advanced technical capability to bring color ideas to life, it adds. The company also announced its annual Natural Coloring Competition for Students to encourage learning about naturally derived coloring. Two winners will receive a trip to the 2012 IFT Annual Meeting in Las Vegas and display their project poster in the D.D. Williamson booth at the IFT Food Expo. Abstract submissions are due Nov. 14 and winners will be announced by April 15.
Bioenergy Life Science Inc., Minneapolis, announced Bryan Clay, Olympic gold medalist and World Champion decathlete, and Laura and Greg Bennett have been named ambassadors for the company’s patented D-ribose ingredient Bioenergy Ribose.
At Brau Beviale in Nuremberg, Döehler, Darmstadt, Germany, addressed smart category evolution through new calorie-reduction technologies, tea concepts with premium tea infusions, lemonades with authentic flavor profiles, innovative fermented beverages, innovative malt beverage concepts and many more product applications.
Wild Flavors GmbH, Züg, Switzerland, announced the acquisition of certain assets of the A.M. Todd Group Inc., a provider of mint flavors and ingredients based in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Synergy Flavors, Wauconda, Ill., announced its acquisitions of natural essence and extract manufacturer Sensus LLC, Hamilton, Ohio, as well as flavor producer Sethness Greenleaf, Chicago.