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SIMPPAR: Ingredients as fuel and off you go!

The International Exhibition of Raw Materials for Perfumery (SIMPPAR) was held on June 1 & 2, 2022, after three long years of anticipation. It provided the opportunity to not only learn about the latest developments and ingredients that will be used in future formulas, but also (and most importantly!) to finally be together again.

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Quintis Sandalwood competition finalists, Global Winner category

The 10 finalists for Quintis’ Sandalwood Reimagined competition were recently unveiled, with the two winners to be announced at WPC in Miami in early July. Who were the five senior perfumers chosen, and what inspired them? Here are their profiles.

Perfumery and sustainable development: behind the messaging

Towards a more virtuous synthesis?

From biodegradable molecules and biotechnologies to renewable carbon, the perfume industry is developing new processes to create molecules with reduced environmental footprints to meet the challenges of sustainable development and growing consumer demand for naturalness. But has petrochemical synthesis said its last word?

Perfumery and sustainable development: behind the messaging

Givaudan Foundation: A tailored commitment to communities and nature

Never has the issue of safeguarding natural resources and the future of communities seemed so pressing than at present due to climate change. Some companies did not wait to take action in this crucial area. The Givaudan Group has established itself as a pioneer.

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.

"All-inclusive": Perfumery confronts inequalities

Shyamala Maisondieu: “I had to make my own voice heard”

Shyamala Maisondieu is a truly international perfumer. Born in Malaysia, she studied in London, lived in Hong Kong and followed the courses of the Givaudan perfumery school, in Grasse.

Natural perfumers

Givaudan is innovating and extending its #natureconscious palette

Givaudan is launching Blossom Lab™, the first mobile extraction and innovation laboratory for processing natural raw materials directly in the field. These new responsible naturals are taking Givaudan’s palette further along the eco-design path.

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