Recent in Fragrance (page 15 of 27)

Patent Pick: Not So Fast, Fragrance

Dear fragrance, What's the big rush? You're quick to drift into the ether, leaving barely a trace of you behind. We'd love for you to stick around, as this patent from Firmenich suggests you could. Consider this traditional cosmetic emollient.

Take a Bite Out of Scent: Gourmand Trends are Here to Stay

Have you ever smelled something so potent you felt like you could eat it? In honor of April as national pecan month in the U.S., Givaudan shares the impact of gourmand scents in the fragrance industry.

Stories You Need to Read

Busy week? Catch up on what Firmenich's environmental initiatives or read about P&G's investment. All that and more.

Firmenich Goes for the Gold, and Wins

The gold rating from EcoVadis puts Firmenich among the top 2% of all suppliers regarding sustainability.

In Memoriam: Franklin Radican

Franklin Radican, 77, of Mendham, New Jersey, passed away on March 4, 2016.

Patent Pick: Delivery Plan Falls Apart, As Planned

Falling apart literally is what this invention from Tel Aviv University is intended to do. Here, the inventors describe a micelle system that is activated by enzymes to deliver flavor, cosmetic, textile and other ingredients.

Patent Pick: New Nanoparticles Drive the Fragrance Delivery Truck

As FedEx and UPS demonstrate, not only are delivery routes crucial to getting the job done, so are the drivers themselves. And a new invention from the paint industry steers this metaphor into the fragrance field using nanoparticles.

Patent Pick: Boosting F&F Potential with Cyclopropanes

Just when you thought your flavor or fragrance hit all the right sensory triggers, International Flavor & Fragrances (IFF) came along with this patent application—for new cyclopropane chemistries that boost these experiences. But change can be good.

Demystifying Wisteria sinensis

Balance and component blends are what create the wisteria odor profile

Progress in Essential Oils: Turmeric Oil, Part 2

Part two of this two-part column compares the chemical compositions of turmeric oil and Curcuma longa.

Patent Pick: Millimeter Matters

Want your scent to last? Or your flavor to blast—at the right moment? According to this Symrise patent, the evenness of particle size distribution is at the heart of this controlled-release matter.

Patent Pick: Tickled 'Chia Nong Pink Sapphire'

Pink and sapphire are nearly opposite one another on the color wheel. But when these inventors combined them in a new Polianthes variety, they created "Chia Nong Pink Sapphire," a new cultivar with a pleasant scent and lilac color.

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