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, PepsiCo executes collaborative research agreeement Senomyx (SNMX) and PepsiCo (PEP) executed an amendment to the collaborative research agreement dated April 8, 2014 related to Senomyx’s Salt-Taste Program. Under the terms of the original agreement, PepsiCo agreed to provide certain research funding for our Salt Taste Program with a focus on the identification of flavors with modifying properties intended to restore the desired salty taste in products with reduced salt through December 2014. The amendment extends the research funding and the collaborative research period for an additional year through December 31, 2015.