Recent in Fragrance (page 18 of 28)

Patent Pick: Shower Yourself with Water-actived Fragrance

Naked, sexy women on TV are not the only ones enjoying steamy, hot showers. P&G inventors know we all enjoy this luxury, and developed a water-activated fragrance and surfactant system to enhance our experience, as this patent explains.

Scensing Cleanliness: Fragrance for Better Living

In celebration of its 90th anniversary, ACI is promoting cleanliness and freshness with not only clean fragrances, but also clean products. Board members share their insights on customers who help their industry grow.

A Day as an Apprentice Perfumer: BSP Workshop

This past March, the British Society of Perfumers hosted its weekend workshop where attendees were given a firsthand perfume apprentice experience.

Do Your Ingredients Meet the EPA's Safer Choice List?

The EPA has introduced a "Safer Choice" label that highlights products with ingredients it considers to be "safer" based on human health and environmental criteria.

Firmenich's New Officer

Mieke Van de Capelle, Firmenich's new chief human resources officer, will report as a member of the executive committee, effective June 1.

Sensient Closes Indiana Facility

The closing is in response to the company's restructuring plan, put in effect three years ago.

Evaluating Alternate Raw Materials and Processes

Fragrance ingredients have life cycles in the hundreds and even thousands of years. The evaluation of these products, processes and alternate raw material sources is a complex and continuous process which, when successful, can lead to competitive advantages that pay dividends for decades.

Patent Pick: Fragrance Material Match-up

Head to head and angstrom to angstrom, Symrise pitted fragrance materials against each other to see who'd play nicely, and encapsulation processes to see who'd take a beating. The winners helped to develop a method, described in this patent application (in German), to identify both traits.

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.

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