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Recent News Announcements from Bell Flavors & Fragrances

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Constructs Diversified Flavors from the Middle East
September 20, 2017

Bell Flavors & Fragrances has constructed a variety of diversified flavors from the Middle East. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Welcomes New Key Account Director for Fragrances
September 13, 2017

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is pleased to welcome the newest member of its team, Bridgette Koziol, at Bell’s headquarters in Northbrook, IL. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Introduces New Line of Food Grade Botanicals
August 15, 2017

Bell Flavors & Fragrances has announced a new line of food grade botanical extracts. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Announces New Malaysia Location
July 20, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances has announced the launch of Bell Flavors & Fragrances Malaysia Sdn Bhd. Full Story

Bell Announces Sweetech™ Technology Solutions
July 13, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances announced the introduction of Sweetech™ technology as a smarter flavor enhancer alternative for the food and beverage industry. Full Story

Bell Announces Promotion at Middletown, NY Location
July 5, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is pleased to announce the promotion of Bernice Ennist to her new position of Human Resources Manager at Bell’s Middletown, NY location. Full Story

Bell Sensory Program Partners With a Local University
June 9, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the partnership of Bell’s Sensory program with a local university to expand Bell’s consumer research with Generation Z and young millennial demographics. Full Story

Bell Announces New Hires and Promotion at Bell Headquarters
June 5, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the new hires of William Bartholomew, Julie Leanes, Dave Mercury, as well as the promotion of Cristalle Keane at its headquarters in Northbrook, IL. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Highlights Trends and Innovations at Flavorology® Event
May 31, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances hosted its Flavorology® event on Friday, May 19 at the Chopping Block located in the Merchandise Mart, Chicago. Full Story

Bell Employees Recognized for Industry Awards
April 27, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is excited to announce that our employees, James Heinz and Janice Hart, have been presented industry awards in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments. Full Story

Bell Announces Opening of New Culinary Center at Bell Headquarters
April 24, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the opening of Bell’s newest Culinary Center at its headquarters in Northbrook, IL. Full Story

Bell Announces New Hires at Bell Headquarters and Bell LATAM
April 3, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the hire of Delphine Perdon Rupnow at Bell’s Headquarters in Northbrook, IL and Sandra Aparicio at Bell LATAM in Colombia. Full Story

Bell Announces SQF Recertification at All North American Manufacturing Plants
March 31, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is excited to announce that all of Bell’s North American manufacturing plants have successfully completed their 2016 Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Level 3 recertification audits. Full Story

Bell Announces Promotions and Retirement at Bell LATAM
March 4, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the promotion of Diego Navia and Cecilia Paredes, as well as the retirement of Hildemaro Montejo in Bell LATAM. Full Story

Bell Awarded Northbrook Business of the Year 2016
February 13, 2017

Northbrook Chamber of Commerce & Industry has awarded Bell Flavors and Fragrances as Northbrook Business of the Year 2016. Full Story

Bell Announces New Hire and Promotions at Bell Headquarters
February 7, 2017

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the hire of Karen Clint, as well as the promotion of Aaron Graham and Simon Poppelsdorf at its headquarters in Northbrook, IL. Full Story

Bell Releases 2017 Spark Trends
January 22, 2017

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is excited to announce selections for our 2017 Spark trends for flavors and fragrances in the U.S. market. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Named One of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2016
January 3, 2017

The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has awarded Bell Flavors and Fragrances as one of 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®in the Nation in 2016. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Announces New Savory Flavorist
December 13, 2016

Bell Flavors and Fragrance is proud to announce the hire of Anthony McNair. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Announces Promotion at Bell Headquarters, Northbrook
November 17, 2016

Bell Flavors and Fragrance is proud to announce the promotion of Ryan Polak at its headquarters in Northbrook, IL. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Announces New HR Director
October 16, 2016

Bell Flavors and Fragrance is proud to announce the hire of Jesse Finkelman at its headquarters in Northbrook, IL. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Acquires Fragrance Division of Nardev Chemie Pte, Ltd in Singapore
October 14, 2016

Bell Flavors & Fragrances secured its newest international subsidiary with the acquisition of Sillage Aromatique which is the fragrance division of Nardev Chemie Pte, Ltd in Singapore. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Showcases Seasonally Inspired Spark Trends at SupplySide West
October 3, 2016

Bell Flavors & Fragrances will be exhibiting at the SupplySide West Expo in Las Vegas, NV from October 6-7, 2016. Bell will be showcasing products from one of their Spark trends entitled, Seasonally Inspired. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Announces Promotion at Bell Mexico Facility
September 26, 2016

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the promotion of Michael Natale at its Guadalajara, Mexico facility, underlining the company’s commitment to grow its domestic and global business. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Showcases Spark Trend at the IFT National Expo
July 15, 2016

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is looking forward to attending the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo on July 17 through July 19, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Full Story

Bell Flavors and Fragrances Wins Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2016 for the Second Year in a Row
June 30, 2016

The National Association for Business Resources has awarded Bell Flavors and Fragrances as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2016. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Highlights Trends and Innovations at Flavorology Event
June 23, 2016

Bell Flavors and Fragrances hosted its Flavorology event on Friday, May 20 at the Chopping Block located in the Merchandise Mart, Chicago. Full Story

Congressman Robert Dold Visits Bell Flavors & Fragrances
May 11, 2016

Congressman Robert Dold held a Town Hall Meeting with the employees of Bell Flavors & Fragrances on April 25 to discuss issues facing our community and industry. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Middletown Obtains ISO 22716 Re-Certification
May 9, 2016

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is excited to announce the re-certification of ISO 22716 for our manufacturing facility in Middletown, NY. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Promotes Extended Line of Cheese and Dairy Flavors
April 15, 2016

Bell Flavors & Fragrances has recently expanded its line of dairy flavors with flavors ranging from cheese to butter, milk and sour cream flavors. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Announces New Management Hires and Promotions

February 26, 2016

Bell Flavors and Fragrance is proud to announce the hire of Jenna Schowalter and as well as the promotion of Thomas Heinz. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Announces Recent Fragrance Management Hire
February 26, 2016

Bell Flavors and Fragrance is proud to announce the hire of Robert Tioseco. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Announces New Management Hires and Promotions
January 15, 2016

Bell Flavors and Fragrance is proud to announce the hire of Marife (Fe) Geda and Karen Graves as well as the promotion of Robert Siegel. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Obtains SQF 7.2, Level 3 Recertification
January 13, 2016

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is excited to announce the recertification of the Safe Quality Food (SQF) 7.2 Level 3 for our manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters in Northbrook, IL. Full Story

Bell Flavors and Fragrances Named One of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2015
January 5, 2016

The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has awarded Bell Flavors and Fragrances as one of 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®in the country in 2015.  Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Releases 2016 Spark Trends
December 12, 2015

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is excited to announce selections for our 2016 Spark trends for flavors and fragrances. Full Story

NY Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther Tours Bell Flavors and Fragrances
December 3, 2015

Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther was pleased to join members of the Bell Flavors & Fragrances Executive Leadership team on November 19th for a tour of their 87,000 square foot facility in the City of Middletown, NY. Full Story

Bell Announces New Director of Operations
September 24, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrance is proud to announce the hire of Khalid (Kal) Akel at Bell’s headquarters in Northbrook, IL.  Full Story

Bell Promotes Line of Sodium Reduction Solutions
September 9, 2015

Bell Flavors & Fragrances has extended its line of sodium reduction solutions named ReduxSo™, to address the concern for food and beverage products to contain less salt but maintain the taste profile. Full Story

Bell Launches New Line of Asian Flavors
August 20, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrances has developed a line of Asian inspired flavors that will take you on a journey throughout Southeast Asia. Full Story

NY State Senator John Bonacic Tours Bell Flavors & Fragrances
August 14, 2015

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) was pleased to join members of the Bell Flavors & Fragrances Executive Leadership team on August 6th for a tour of their 87,000 square foot facility in the City of Middletown, NY.  Full Story

Bell Flavors and Fragrances Wins Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2015
August 3, 2015

The National Association for Business Resources has awarded Bell Flavors and Fragrances as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2015. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Announces New Management
July 27, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrance is proud to announce the hire of Jorge Kalafatic and Jorge Pena at Bell’s headquarters in Northbrook, IL. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Exhibits at the IFT National Expo
July 24, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrances exhibited at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo on July 12 through July 14, 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Mourns the Passing of Norman Appel
July 9, 2015

Norman Appel, Vice President of Bell’s Fragrance Manufacturing facility in Middletown, NY passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Launch New Line of Superfruit Flavors
June 19, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrances has launched a new line of superfruit flavors that are sure to excite your application needs. Meet our over achieving flavors, the superfruit flavors. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Highlights Trendy Flavors at Bi-Annual Flavorology Event
June 4, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrances hosted its sixth Flavorology event on Friday, May 15 at the Chopping Block located in the Merchandise Mart, Chicago. Flavorology is a gathering of Bell’s R&D, Application Specialists, Industry Chefs and key customers, to educate new technologies and flavor concepts so Bell’s customers can be successful in delivering market leading products. Full Story

Bell Launches New Line of Hand Crafted Beer Flavors
May 8, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrances has launched a new line of hand crafted beer flavors that are sure to fit your desired profile. The line of craft beer flavors range from subtle to major hops and from smooth to rich with flavor. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Hosts 2015 Fragrance Workshop
April 23, 2015

Bell Flavors & Fragrances hosts a Fragrance Workshop every year to bring together Sales, Perfumery and Marketing teams from all over North America, Mexico and Canada to set-up an environment that allows them to truly think creatively and ultimately bring innovation to Bell’s future projects. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Middletown Obtains ISO 22716 Certification
April 16, 2015

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is excited to announce the certification of ISO 22716 for our manufacturing facility in Middletown, NY. Full Story

Bell Announces New Human Resource Employees
April 9, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the hires of Adam Reidel at its Headquarters in Northbrook, IL and Mélanie Préville at its Canadian facility in Brossard, underlining the company’s commitment to grow its domestic and global business. Full Story

Bell Announces New Fragrance Employee and Promotion
February 13, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the hire of Steve Orson and the promotion of Kristopher Holmen at its Headquarters in Northbrook, IL, underlining the company’s commitment to grow its domestic and global fragrance business. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Launches New Line of Tomato Flavors
February 11, 2015

Bell Flavors and Fragrances has launched a new line of tomato flavors that are sure to fit your desired profile. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Releases 2015 Spark Trends
January 30, 2015

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is excited to announce our selections for our 2015 ‘Spark’ trends for flavors and fragrances. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Launches a New Trend Program Called “Spark”
January 21, 2015

Bell Flavors & Fragrances has launched a new trend program called “Spark” to introduce their 2015 flavor and fragrance trend inspirations. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances obtains SQF 7.2, Level 3 Recertification
December 22, 2014

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is excited to announce the recertification of the Safe Quality Food (SQF) 7.2 Level 3 for our manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters in Northbrook, IL. Full Story

Bell Announces New Employee Richard Nero
December 4, 2014

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the new hire of Richard Nero at its Headquarters in Northbrook, IL, underlining the company’s commitment to grow its domestic and global fragrance business. Full Story

Bell Announces New Employee, Aaron Graham
November 17, 2014

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce the new hire of Aaron Graham at its Headquarters in Northbrook, IL, underlining the company’s commitment to grow its domestic and global flavor business. Full Story

Bell Names New Managers for Fragrance Production, Lab and QC
October 20, 2014

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce new hires at its Headquarters in Northbrook, IL and Fragrance Manufacturing in Middletown, NY, underlining the company’s commitment to grow its global flavor and fragrance business. Full Story

Bell Announces New Hires of Derek Rankin and Maryann Esposito
September 22, 2014

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce new hires at its Headquarters in Northbrook, IL, underlining the company’s commitment to grow its global flavor and fragrance business. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Senior Flavorist Voted In as SFC President
September 5, 2014

Cynthia Lipka, Bell’s Senior Flavorist has been appointed President of the Society of Flavor Chemists (SFC) for 2014-2015. Full Story

Bell Flavors & Fragrances Mexico obtains SQF Level 3 Certification
August 18, 2014

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is excited to announce that their facility in Guadalajara, Mexico has obtained the prestigious SQF Level 3 Certification. The facility earned an “Excellent” rating by meeting a newly revised standard with additional requirements and a more stringent scoring system. Full Story

2014 Top Ten Flavor Trends
January 15, 2014

Bell Flavors & Fragrances is excited to announce our annual selections for top trends & flavors for 2014. The worldwide marketing teams have complied five trends with supporting flavors that will help developers understand consumer demands when launching products in the year to come. Full Story

Trade Shows

National IFT Expo
July 16 – 19, 2016
McCormack Place South
Chicago, IL

SupplySide West
October 4 – 8, 2016
Mandalay Bay
Las Vegas, NV

Chicago Section IFT Suppliers’ Night
November 9, 2016
Donald E. Stephens Center
Rosemont, IL