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Jun 30, 2017 | 11:39 AM CDT

In Memoriam: Albert Vieille

Flowers for a funeral

Perfumer & Flavorist notes the passing of Sir Albert Vieille. Sir Albert Vieille played a crucial role in developing Albert Vieille SAS as a producer of natural essential oils, concretes, gums, absolutes and floral waters in Grasse.

May 30, 2017 | 09:14 AM CDT

Ginkgo Bioworks and Robertet Announce Commercial Scale Cultured Ingredients

Fermented tea

Ginkgo Bioworks and Robertet USA have announced the successful commercial-scale fermentation of cultured ingredients, which will meet the demand for the rising segment of the industry

Aug 22, 2016 | 01:41 PM CDT

ACI on Shortlist for Best Sustainability Report Award

The American Cleaning Institute's nominated report focuses on materiality assessment and sustainable development in the cleaning product industry.

Apr 29, 2016 | 02:37 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Are Your Fragrance Emissions in Order?


Volkswagen is getting its emissions act in order. On that "note," it's time the fragrance industry does the same. According to this patent, there's a better way for emanation devices to release air freshener, insect repellent, sanitizers and more to our surroundings.

Apr 21, 2016 | 09:25 AM CDT

Patent Pick: Scent-emitting Doorways, Sinks, Stalls and Other Fixtures


Say goodbye to the days of urinal cake deodorizers. This invention from Impact Products is putting scent directly into restroom walls, towel dispensers, sink counters and more, as this patent describes.

Apr 07, 2016 | 01:23 PM CDT

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.

Mar 18, 2016 | 04:25 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Getting Fresh

Laundry 300

Henkel knows our dirty secret: we forget to move loads of laundry to the dryer. So they sit, forgotten, in a damp funk. That's why the company has (thankfully) patented photolabile pro-fragrances to extend the freshness of laundry fragrance.