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Mar 21, 2017 | 02:45 PM CDT

Expanding Nature’s Palette: Q&A with Firmenich's Synthetics Team

In an exclusive interview, Perfumer & Flavorist speaks with Firmenich’s synthetic discovery team, Maud Reiter and François-Raphael Balestra on the research, process, sustainability and success of synthetics in fragrances.

Feb 27, 2017 | 11:29 AM CST

Infographic: Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler

King cake, mask, beads

Or, "let the good times roll." What better way to celebrate Fat Tuesday than with rich aromas and flavors? Check out some flavors and scents and see what inspires you.

Jan 27, 2017 | 10:20 AM CST

Sense and the Subconscious: Is Liking Enough?

By Daniel Blatt, SVP, Research Services, Q Researc…

When it comes to product design, a simple “like” is not enough. How does consumer emotion play a role in developing engaging and successful products on the shelves?

Jan 23, 2017 | 02:40 PM CST

Ginkgo Acquires Gen9, Expands into Synthetic DNA

Shaking hands

With Ginkgo's acquisition of Gen9, its facilities will become home to Gen9's manufacturing platform and technologies, software and tools, as well as Gen9's portfolio of over 125 patents and patents pending related to DNA synthesis and assembly technologies.

Jan 20, 2017 | 11:32 AM CST

Waft This Way: Women’s Fragrance Trends Report

Fragrance Trends

Scent cocktails, multifunctional fragrances and gender-bending wafts usher the fragrance and perfume market into 2017.

Jan 19, 2017 | 01:23 PM CST

Camille McDonald to Retire from Bath & Body Works

Camille McDonald

Camille McDonald, president of brand merchandising at Bath & Body Works, will retire by the end of the month.

Dec 22, 2016 | 09:12 AM CST

CPL Aromas Launches Aroma Captives

Perfume bottles

CPL Aromas new range of captive ingredients, Aromafusion, offers a variety of materials for in-house perfumers to create more personalized formulations when working with clients.

Dec 20, 2016 | 11:54 AM CST

Blue Marble & Welch to Collaborate on Biochemical Production

Cosmetics and fragrance

The partnership between Welch Foods, Inc. and Blue Marble Biomaterials will expand the use of natural ingredients, such as biochemicals, in fragrance and cosmetic applications.

Dec 13, 2016 | 10:22 AM CST

Firmenich Nominates Master Perfumers

Nathalie Lorson and Tony Reichert

Firmenich added Nathalie Lorson and Tony Reichert to its circle of master perfumers. The leaders in the industry were honored at a ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland.