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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.
Sep 26, 2006 | 02:48 PM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of Eucalyptus globulus oil from Morocco, Argentina, Algeria, India, Democratic Republic of Congo, China and Australia. In addition, Lawrence explores the composition of citronella oil from Brazil, Java, India, Togo and Sri Lanka.
Sep 26, 2006 | 02:43 PM CDT
By: Bertrand de Preville, Biolandes
Emerging challenges for raw material producers. Today’s business environment increasingly requires better service and reactivity from fragrance industry suppliers, in addition to lower prices, flexible product availability and safer products. With resurgent consumer interest in natural products, suppliers of natural ingredients face new challenges in meeting customers’ high expectations.
Aug 23, 2006 | 04:50 PM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of tagetes oil (Tagetes minuta) from Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Egypt, South Africa and Italy. He also discusses the composition of Australian sandalwood oil (Santalum spicatum
Aug 23, 2006 | 02:44 PM CDT
By: Andrew Walter, Earthoil Plantatoins Ltd.
An evolving sector’s benefits, legislation and use in the flavor and fragrance industry. How can the present and future prospects of organic natural products be judged, and can they become important contributors to the total market — either now, or in the future? Organic essential oils — like organic vegetables and fruit — often are regarded as an oddity.