Senomyx new flavors approved in the European Union Senomyx announced that the Company's four initial Savory Flavors and its S2383 flavor ingredient have all received regulatory approval in the European Union. Senomyx's four Savory Flavor ingredients may be used to create new savory flavor blends. S2383 is a flavor ingredient with modifying properties that restores the taste profile in products that have reduced amounts of sucralose, a high-intensity sweetener. Each of these ingredients was included in the newly published Union List, which identifies flavoring substances that will be considered legal for use in EU countries as of end-April 2013.
Senomyx announces first commercialization of Sweetmyx S617 Senomyx announced the first commercialization of Sweetmyx S617 was achieved. Senomyx has two partners on its Sweet Taste Program. PepsiCo has exclusive rights to use new flavor ingredients and natural high intensity sweeteners worldwide in non-alcoholic beverages and Firmenich has rights to commercialize new flavor ingredients for food product categories and alcoholic beverages, with exclusive rights to use Sweetmyx S617 until March 2018.