Interviews

Quintis’ Sandalwood Reimagined competition: And the winners are…

The American Society of Perfumers and Quintis Sandalwood, a company that specializes in the sustainable production of Australian and Indian sandalwood varieties, sponsored a competition at the end of 2021. The two winners were announced at the World Perfumery Congress (WPC) in Miami at the beginning of July. Interview.

Actualités

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.

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.

Perfumery and sustainable development: behind the messaging

Natural raw materials: plants, essences and people

Brand messaging regularly gives the impression that natural perfumery is all there is to sustainable perfumery, playing on the mirage conveyed by rose pickers happily at work as the sun peeps over the horizon. Can naturalness be so easily considered the best way towards a more responsible production?

History

The long-term sandalwood, by Quintis

Today, Australia has overtaken India as the largest producer of sandalwood, where the sacred tree originated. As the world’s leading sandalwood exporter, Quintis has built a long-term development strategy to ensure both consistent yields and prices.

Interviews

Frédéric Badie: “I’m particularly fond of frankincense”

As a chemistry graduate, Frédéric Badie first joined Mane to train in formulating natural ingredients. From there he went to Charabot, where he worked on olfactory and analytical control before becoming a perfumer at CAL-Chauvet. He is currently R&D director at Payan Bertrand.

News

Garden Lab: Symrise’s High Tech Vegetables

In late 2020, Symrise surprised us all by launching a collection of 100% natural ingredients produced from vegetables for its perfumers to use in creating fragrances. A look at the origins of this innovation.

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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