Recent in Fragrance (page 15 of 28)

The Juice: Fragrance Evaluation for Independent Brands, Passion Above All

What happens when there is a fragrance evaluator between a brand and a fragrance house? Are they gatekeepers, critics, interpreters, co-creators, all of these or something else?

Stay in Tune with Your Scents

Vapor Communications launched Cyrano, a personal consumer electronics device, which plays sequences of scents through a speaker and mood modification platform.

Patent Pick: Are Your Fragrance Emissions in Order?

Volkswagen is getting its emissions act in order. On that "note," it's time the fragrance industry does the same. According to this patent, there's a better way for emanation devices to release air freshener, insect repellent, sanitizers and more to our surroundings.

Patent Pick: Perfume Patch is the Path to Convenience

Sweaty and panting, you got a great workout at the gym. You hit the showers, towel off and grab your toiletries. With deodorant and hair gel set, you peel the backing off a patch and apply—wait, perfume? That's the vision behind this patent.

Patent Pick: Pear-twisted Mighty Musk

Is this a new aroma superhero? With a description like "high-impact and fresh character," as this Firmenich patent states, it may be; perhaps in "Scent City." At least Firmenich hopes so.

Patent Pick: Scent-emitting Doorways, Sinks, Stalls and Other Fixtures

Say goodbye to the days of urinal cake deodorizers. This invention from Impact Products is putting scent directly into restroom walls, towel dispensers, sink counters and more, as this patent describes.

The Juice: Fragrance Evaluators Tell Their Stories

What happens when there is an external evaluator whose client is the brand? What is their contribution to the process of launching niche fragrances? Pia Long writes about the unique relationships between niche brands, fragrance houses and the evaluators who work with them.

Stacey David Smells the Belle Aire

Belle Aire Creations promoted Stacey David to senior account executive after working with the company for 12 years.

Frutarom to Lead Expansion in South Africa

Frutarom is expanding its reach in Johannesburg, South Africa with the opening of a center for research and development, innovation, laboratories, sales and marketing and production.

Patent Pick: Smell Like a Sage

While it may not make you think like a sage, this patent from Firmenich can make you smell like one—the plant, that is. Here, a novel composition to confer sage, floral and spicy notes is disclosed.

Patent Pick: Scrambling for Sclareol?

Ambergris carries a whale of a price (and demand). This has chemists scrambling for cheaper ways to produce a precursor material, sclareol, as this patent from Firmenich illustrates.

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