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Apr 12, 2016 | 02:39 PM CDT

Symrise Turns Focus Away From Profit

Symrise is placing a larger emphasis on company growth as opposed to driving its profit margins.

Apr 10, 2016 | 08:56 AM CDT

Patent Pick: Shower Yourself with Water-actived Fragrance


Naked, sexy women on TV are not the only ones enjoying steamy, hot showers. P&G inventors know we all enjoy this luxury, and developed a water-activated fragrance and surfactant system to enhance our experience, as this patent explains.

Apr 08, 2016 | 04:43 PM CDT

Scensing Cleanliness: Fragrance for Better Living

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In celebration of its 90th anniversary, ACI is promoting cleanliness and freshness with not only clean fragrances, but also clean products. Board members share their insights on customers who help their industry grow.

Apr 08, 2016 | 12:26 PM CDT

Fragrance Foundation Awards Announces Finalists

The Fragrance Foundation announced the top five finalists and the Editorial Excellence winners at the Finalists' Breakfast hosted by Linda Wells.

Apr 04, 2016 | 05:48 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Not So Fast, Fragrance


Dear fragrance, What's the big rush? You're quick to drift into the ether, leaving barely a trace of you behind. We'd love for you to stick around, as this patent from Firmenich suggests you could. Consider this traditional cosmetic emollient.

Mar 28, 2016 | 02:23 PM CDT

P&G Invests Big, Market Opens For Beauty and Fragrance

Procter & Gamble announced their investment in Argentina, ushering in more liberal trade and regulations.

Mar 15, 2016 | 03:57 PM CDT

How Does Age Affect Body Malodor? Persimmon Extract May Help

Personal care products containing persimmon extract for mature consumers experiencing body malodor may provide a lucrative opportunity for fragrance companies.

Mar 02, 2016 | 08:13 AM CST

Patent Pick: Scent that Sticks

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Fragrances with extended effects have long been sought. This water-proof/sweat-proof scented cosmetic invention by Coty may prove to be something that "sticks."

Feb 23, 2016 | 09:40 AM CST

Firmenich Launches Large-Scale Amber Ingredient

Firmenich has announced its ingredient, Ambrox, an amber-based ingredient will be available in large scale production.