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Mar 21, 2007 | 08:29 AM CDT
By: Paul Biggs
The six components necessary to develop sustainable F&F materials. In this article, I will explore—based upon my experience as a producer of raw materials at the Forest Products Commission in Western Australia—the practical steps to achieving sustainability in supply of raw materials. Specifically, I will examine the sandalwood industry, which extends across roughly three-fourths of Western Australia’s land mass.
Feb 26, 2007 | 10:25 AM CST
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of clementine oil (Citrus clementina) from Sicily, China, Uruguay, Japan and Corsica. In addition, Lawrence explores the composition of stoechas oil (Lavandula stoechas L.) from Morocco, Turkey and Tunisia.
Jan 02, 2007 | 09:55 AM CST
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of fennel oil (Foeniculum vulgare) from Poland, Iran, Israel, Portugal, South Africa, India and Hungary. In addition, Lawrence explores the composition of patchouli oil (Pogostemon cablin) from China, Indonesia, India and France. Finally, Lawrence talks about Spanish sage oil (Salvia lavandulaefolia) from Spain and Morocco.
Jan 02, 2007 | 09:11 AM CST
By: Steve Pringle and David Brassington, Oxford Ch…
New materials and emerging applications. Physiological cooling agents act in a number of ways. In a flavor or fragrance they can be the first impact, leaving a cool sensation on the palate or skin prior to the main aroma being imparted.
Dec 29, 2006 | 03:22 PM CST
By: Jerzy Bajgrowicz and Antoine Gaillard, Givauda…
The growing scarcity—and resulting increased price—of sandalwood oil explains the fragrance industry’s continuous search for synthetic substitutes. Javanol (Givaudan), prepared from naturally occurring α-pinene, represents a new tool in terms of performance and naturalness of scent. Here we learn the importance of sandalwood for perfumery, its synthetic substitutes, the discovery and use of Javanol.
Dec 29, 2006 | 02:18 PM CST
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
One F&F company explores Africa for new and novel sensory profiles. Robertet USA president Peter Lombardo says, “In today’s very competitive environment, perfumers and flavorists constantly are searching for novel raw materials and accords, thus establishing new trends in fragrances and flavors for our customers.” To that end, the company implemented its CosmAfrica program, seeking new F&F materials (and thus profiles) in South Africa.
Nov 27, 2006 | 12:53 PM CST
By: Brian M. Lawrence
In every issue, essential oil expert Brian Lawrence examines and reviews the studies published by authors on a wide variety of essential oils. He explores the studies' results and notes when something is incorrect or needs further study. In this issue, Lawrence covers: calendula oil (Calendula officinalis L.).
Oct 25, 2006 | 11:43 AM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence, consultant
In every issue, essential oil expert Brian Lawrence examines and reviews the studies published by authors on a wide variety of essential oils. He explores the studies' results and notes when something is incorrect or needs further study. In this issue, Lawrence covers: genet oil (Spartium junceum L.) from Italy; sambac oil (Jasminum sambac L. Aiton) and extracts from China and India; lemon myrtle oil (Backhousia citriodora F.Muell.) from Australia; and tangerine oil (Citrus reticulata Blanco and Citrus tangerina) from Florida, China, Kenya, Vietnam and Mexico.
Oct 25, 2006 | 11:24 AM CDT
By: Danute Pajaujis Anonis (Chemist Perfumer)
Patchouli is a valuable perfume material used in traditional and contemporary women’s and men’s fragrances, as well as in cosmetic and soap perfumes. The word “patchouli” (also “patchouli”) in Tamil is paccilai: paccu (green) + ilai (leaf).* Patchouli is known in India as putchaput and in Hindustan as pacholi.
Oct 25, 2006 | 11:17 AM CDT
By: Michael Zviely (O'Laughlin Industries Ltd.)
A look at the two groups that comprise this section of heterocyclic chemicals, with a focus on the aromatic molecules. Of the ca. 20 million chemical compounds presently characterized, almost half are heterocyclic molecules. Heterocyclic molecules are significant due to their abundance in nature, as well as their chemical and biological importance.