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Icon Foods

Founded by Thom King, Icon Foods was formerly known as Steviva Ingredients, one of the first companies to import and sell stevia based sweeteners. Since then, Icon Foods has grown its selection of high intensity sweeteners and provides solutions for sugar reduction, formulation, and substitution. Follow the link to get more details, and tell them you heard about them from PeasOnMoss.



Bell Flavors and Fragrances

Bell Flavors and Fragrances develops creative flavors and fragrances for the food, beverage, cosmetic, household care, personal care, oral care, and tobacco companies throughout the world.

Meet our latest podcast sponsor and partner: TraceGains. Speed up your new product development and access 25,000 suppliers and over 200,000 ingredients and items in their database. Talk to a TraceGains representative to receive a demo and discount just for listening to the podcast. Follow this link for more information.

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Food Innovate Summit

The American Food Innovate Summit brings you breakthrough innovations before they hit the shelves. It’s back in Chicago for its 11th year this February 4th & 5th, 2019. You’ll hear from disruptive start-ups, like Perfect Day, Crowd Cow, Farmer’s Fridge, and industry leaders, such as Blue Apron, Tyson and PepsiCo.

Check back soon for information about the 2020 conference. Find inspiration for your innovations at

The RCA Certification exam has changed its format to be more focused on culinology and less on culinary or food science as majority topics, though each exam will have its own focus depending on the type being sought. They conducted a webinar differentiating the certifications and describing the new computer-based exam. You can get information about the exam here