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Apr 13, 2017 | 08:19 AM CDT

Art and Olfaction Awards Honor Independent Perfumers

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The fourth annual Art and Olfaction Awards will take place on May 6, 2017, in Berlin, Germany and will honor independent, artisan and experimental perfume creators.

Apr 12, 2017 | 12:50 PM CDT

WFFC and SCC Reconnect With Their Natural Experiences

Sherri Sebastian, event speaker and senior perfumer at Fragrance West

Members of the Chicago Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) and the Midwest Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) came together to break bread and network at “Creating Natural Experiences Through Fragrance,” a joint meeting on April 11.

Mar 01, 2017 | 08:24 AM CST

State of Fragrance Through 2018: The Rise of the Niche Fragrance

A niche perfume
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor in Chief

Niche fine fragrance segment has added more than $240 million to the fragrance market since 2014.

Dec 28, 2016 | 12:38 PM CST

Global Aroma Chemicals Stays Fresh Through 2021

A family buying bleach

In a recent report, it was projected that the global aroma chemical market will grow at a rate of 5% CAGR for the next four years. Contributing factors to the growth are changing consumer trends, a rise in disposable income and an increase in attention to naturals.

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.

Nov 29, 2016 | 08:09 AM CST

Bill Gates Says Bye-Bye Stink

A gentleman blocking his nose from a smelly smell

In an effort to improve sanitation across India and Africa, Bill Gates has decided to fund development of an odor-blocking perfume for toilets.

Sep 14, 2016 | 11:03 AM CDT

Smell That? Neither Do Beiersdorf Researchers

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Beiersdorf researchers have developed a deodorant based on polyquaternium-16 that decreased the production of axillary bacteria, in turn reducing malodor. So no, there's nothing to smell here (but innovation).

Aug 30, 2016 | 08:25 PM CDT

The Future of Fragrance: World Perfumery Congress 2016

By: Deniz Ataman, managing editor, Perfumer & Flav…

This year's congress brought together more than 1,100 attendees worldwide to discuss what makes "scents" in fragrance sustainability.

Aug 17, 2016 | 03:15 PM CDT

What is Driving Symrise's Q2 Growth?

Despite a volatile political and economic landscape, Symrise exhibited strong growth in segments and regions.

Jul 27, 2016 | 02:31 PM CDT

Nootkatone Evolves to Fight More than the Zika Virus, NIAID Sponsors Research

Nootkatone

The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is sponsoring the research to test nootkatone against mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus.