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New in Air Care

May 31, 2017 | 06:48 AM CDT

Patent Pick: Sticking it to Air Care


A new patent from Firmenich explores volatile-releasing gels to sanitize the surrounding air. Application uses include freshening kitchens, bathrooms, toilets, garbage bins or pet litters; and more specifically in shower areas, wash-basins, sinks, toilets, urinals, fabric washing machines and the like, where water flows repeatedly.

May 30, 2017 | 01:06 PM CDT

SC Johnson Boosts Transparency with Allergen Disclosure

Ingredient Transparency Online

Following growing industry transparency, SC Johnson has released a list of 368 potential skin allergens in its products in efforts to push standards forward.

May 24, 2017 | 11:43 AM CDT

MG Gülçiçek R&D Receives Government Backing

MG Gülçiçek Government-Backed Research and Development Center

MG Gülçiçek has earned government backing for its R&D center, extending its resources and tax attributes for its current projects, including timed fragrance release research.

May 19, 2017 | 11:54 AM CDT

Givaudan Lets You Rise and Shine to Digital Scents

Coffee Aroma in the Morning

Wake up and smell the coffee, chocolate, peppermint and paradise with Givaudan's latest investment, the Sensorwake alarm clock.

Apr 18, 2017 | 11:15 AM CDT

Joya and John Hardy's Latest Collaboration Takes Us on A Scentventure


John Hardy and Joya have collaborated to create a candle that captures the scent of Bali by using tuberose, jasmine petals, and frangipani to take the senses on a journey across the world.

Mar 29, 2017 | 11:10 AM CDT

Shiseido's Perfume for Mazda Wins IF Packaging Design Award

Shiseido's perfume, "Soul of Motion" for Mazda won an IF Design award for its packaging. Out of 5,576 entries throughout 59 countries, 75 designs in all categories received the prestigious award.

Mar 28, 2017 | 09:47 AM CDT

Wrap Up in Hygge-Inspired F&F

Hygge Living

Curl up into a hygge (pronounced "heu-gah") state of mind with flavors and fragrances inspired by nostalgia, comfort and relaxation.

Mar 14, 2017 | 11:32 AM CDT

Techy Fragrance Innovations Turn Heads (and Noses)

Smart Home Fragrance

Moodo is serving up fragrance capsules similar to popular single serve coffee pods, giving consumers options to customize home fragrance favorites on their smart phone.

Mar 09, 2017 | 11:56 AM CST

Breathe In Cedar Wood, Breathe Out Stress

Cedar oil

Aside from physical activity such as yoga and other meditation methods to reduce stress, a study researched Japanese cedar wood oil to find positive benefits associated with mental health in people at the workplace.