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Getting a taste of flavor chemistry

By Claire Videau , 03-Feb-2012

Related topics: Flavors and colors, Markets

From nature to the laboratory to supermarket shelves, FoodNavigator-USA takes a journey behind the scenes of flavor development. IFF flavorist Rich Dandrea tells us about his 20-year career in the industry.

Now working in the beverage sector, he said he first discovered a love of aromas at a beverage facility as a student - and nothing beats the excitement of seeing products containing flavors he has created on grocery store shelves.

Here is a snapshot of his best moments working in the industry.