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Jan 31, 2017 | 09:02 AM CST

Bright Sparks for 2017: Bell Announces F&F Trends

Bell Spark Trends

Pass the plate for Bell Flavors & Fragrances' 2017 Spark trends, inspiring global flavors and fragrances, new twists on old favorites and, of course: Brunch.

Jan 27, 2017 | 10:36 AM CST

Editor's Note: Natural Matters

By: Deniz Ataman

Perhaps, the definition of natural may never be finite. Maybe, just like humans, science, technology and the world at large, the definition will continue to evolve.

Jan 25, 2017 | 10:16 AM CST

Smells Like Sandalwood: Mount Romance Signs 10-Year Contract with FPC

As the first batch of sandalwood is delivered to Mount Romance, the start of the 10-year supply contract with the Forest Products Commission (FPC) has been solidified and will begin to provide greater stability for the sandalwood market.

Jan 11, 2017 | 11:13 AM CST

Progress in Essential Oils: Spike Lavender

By: Brian M. Lawrence

This month's column discusses the chemical composition of spike lavender (Lavandula latifolia Medic).

Jan 11, 2017 | 10:33 AM CST

A Natural and a Pod: Commonalities in Vanilla and Tea Processing

By: Patrick Dunphy, Ph.D. and Krishna Bala, Ph.D

Shared chemistry, biochemistry and processing in tea leaf and vanilla pod.

Jan 09, 2017 | 10:41 AM CST

Seppic Acquires Serdex, Expands into Naturals in Cosmetics


Seppic acquired Serdex in a move to commit to the naturals market within cosmetics, obtaining a turnover of $8.45 million and 40 employees based in France.

Jan 04, 2017 | 02:11 PM CST

Female Fragrance Market to Continue Blooming through 2024

Perfume in developing world

According to a recent Persistence Market Research report, the female fragrance market is on the rise as consumers in emerging markets maintain stronger buying power.

Jan 03, 2017 | 02:19 PM CST

Parfumeurs du Monde Create Five "Olfactory Tales"

Parfumeurs du Monde

Parfumeurs du Monde are six perfumers that have partnered to create a 100% natural perfume collection, delivered in the form of five different scented travel diaries.

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.