Comax Flavors has hired Michael Crain as senior flavor chemist. In this role, he will be responsible for leading both creative flavor labs in Comax’s Melville, N.Y., headquarters and its New Jersey innovation center to develop flavors, direct the daily operations of the creative staff, and work with the sales team to generate new business opportunities.
Crain is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists and has 35 years of flavor experience. He most recently served as senior flavor chemist for the Sweet Goods division at IFF/Ottens. Crain holds a BS in natural sciences from Rider University and is a certified member of the Society of Flavor Chemists.