Recent in Fragrance (page 29 of 32)

Men Spending 4% More on Their Fragrances; One Quarter Opt for Gift Sets

Men, and those who purchase fragrance for them, are spending 4% more on fragrances compared to a year ago, specifically on more expensive gift sets; 25% purchased a pre-packaged gift set, market researcher NPD says.

IFRA Releases 47th Amendment to IFRA Code of Practice

The amendment consists of new and revised standards based on the dermal sensitization QRA, a new standard restricting the use of Furfural and more.

Report: Fragrance's Popularity is Growing Fast in India

According to new report from market researcher Canadean, fragrance is among the fastest growing sectors in the Indian health and beauty industry, which is showing no signs of slowing down.

Progress in Essential Oils: Marjoram Oil

In his regularly featured column, consultant Brian Lawrence reviews the findings of a number of researchers on the constituents in various essential oils. This month, he highlights marjoram oil.

Sesquiterpenoids: The Holy Fragrance Ingredients

One important group of fragrance ingredients found in incense of different origins are sesquiterpene-related molecules. The chemical structures and properties of these materials, including frankincense, myrrh, sandalwood, agarwood and Bursera graveolens, are detailed in this article.

2013 FAFAI Seminar: India’s Industry is ready for the “Next Level”

The domestic F&F industry explores the need for R&D, quality control and its place in the global supply chain.

Report: Fragrance Expected to Bloom in Brazil during 2012-2017

By 2017, the fragrance industry will have the largest share among all Brazilian health and beauty industries, research firm Canadean forecasts.

Industry Groups Applaud Aims of Bipartisan Bill to Reform TSCA

Industry groups applaud the aims of U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and David Vitter (R-LA), who are collaborating on introducing a bipartisan bill that will modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

Report: Global Perfume Market To Reach About $45.6B by 2018

Market research firm Companies and Markets notes that emerging market growth and increased demand for youth-oriented, floral and exotic fragrances and celebrity perfumes will set the pace for rapid market expansion.

Report: Emerging Markets to Dominate Top Five Largest Economies in 2020

Euromonitor predicts China will become the world's largest economy in 2017; emerging markets expected to overtake developed countries in their share of global economy in Purchasing Power Parity terms in 2013.

US Prestige Women's Fragrance Q1 Sales Jump 8%, Says NPD

U.S. prestige women’s fragrance dollar sales jumped 8% while units were up 3%, and the average price was up 5% in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same time period last year.

Monell Center Researchers, Collaborators ID Critical Olfactory Protein

Researchers found that mice can't smell without G γ13, which may provide insight into the underlying causes of certain smell disorders in humans.

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