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Sep 10, 2007 | 01:00 PM CDT
By: Robert Adams and Tonya Yanke
Variation in composition and enantiomeric analyses of commercial vs. new Kashmir clary sage oils. Commercial clary sage oils were analyzed along with a newly available Kashmir oil (Himalayan Foothills Oils, Srinagar, India). All of the oils were high in linalool (14.7–25.1%) and linalyl acetate (55.0–72.4%).
Sep 10, 2007 | 12:00 PM CDT
By: Danute Pajaujis Anonis
The evolution and contemporizing of this popular natural material. In Part I (Perfumer & Flavorist magazine, v 31 no. 11, 2006; page 36), the botanical origin of patchouli, the mode of production, patchouli oil types, patchouli composition and pertaining aroma chemicals were discussed.* This article will cover the application of patchouli to fragrances.
Sep 10, 2007 | 11:31 AM CDT
By: Jack Corley
The link between fragrance and health in personal care product development. A recent article in Woman’s Wear Daily reported that organic brands and products based on sustainable resources have become one of the fastest-growing segments in beauty care. In fact, according to the Organic Trade Association, sales of US organic personal care products grew 28% to $282 million in 2005.
Sep 10, 2007 | 11:26 AM CDT
By: Ferdinand Storp
A frank look at the state of the fragrance industry. Let’s start with the bad. The world of fragrances is no longer what it used to be.
Sep 10, 2007 | 11:07 AM CDT
Two top perfumers provide a guided tour of naturals producer Laboratoire Monique Rémy. “Our business is very simple: take [a botanical] at the right moment, and put it in a form which is available to the perfumer the rest of the year,” says Bernard Toulemonde, general manager of IFF subsidiary and naturals expert Laboratoire Monique Rémy (LMR). “Now you know everything,” he jokes.
Sep 05, 2007 | 11:06 AM CDT
A forthcoming article in the October issue of Perfumer & Flavorist magazine, “Protecting Formulas,” describes the importance of intellectual property (IP) and what steps can be taken to defend it from inappropriate disclosure
Sep 05, 2007 | 10:15 AM CDT
Mintel explores the trends in shower gels, including aromatherapy and food-inspired fragrances.
Aug 31, 2007 | 10:39 AM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of marjoram oil and extract (Origanum majorana L.) from Egypt, Turkey, Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Iran, Lithuania and Israel. He also discusses the composition of Scots pine oil (Pinus sylvestris) from Turkey, Norway and S. Korea. Lastly he examines cardamom oil (Elettaria cardamomum L. Maton) and curry leaf oil (Murraya koenigii L. Spreng.) from India.
Aug 31, 2007 | 10:28 AM CDT
Welcome to P&F magazine’s 2007 ranking of top F&F companies. This year, due to a couple of major acquisitions, we bring you two lists. The first is based on 2006 sales.
Aug 31, 2007 | 10:10 AM CDT
By: Anne Churchill
Modern research techniques unveil the power of fragrance in communicating with consumers. Modern brands are tuning into the senses, realizing that the correct sensory combination results in an emotional connection with consumers that is a powerful driver of success in the marketplace. People navigate their lives and make choices by using the five senses.