Olfactory education: how to cultivate your nose

Becoming a perfumer: an obstacle-strewn path

While the profession of perfumer is inextricably linked to the notion of competition, the long, arduous path that leads to it is equally competitive.

Olfactory education: how to cultivate your nose

Where to train as a perfumer

From specialised schools and university courses to in-house schools at composition houses, there are several paths open to anyone who wants to make perfumery their profession.

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Dreamwood – the woody scent that dreams are made of

Firmenich is launching its fourth ingredient created using their white biotechnology, Dreamwood*. Through the alchemy of various substances science and nature have combined to transform sugar into a sandalwood scent.

With the support of our principal partners