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Jul 03, 2017 | 12:33 PM CDT

Recognizing Global Fragrance and Perfumery at the 13th SIMPPAR

The 13th International Exhibition of Raw Materials for Perfumery (SIMPPAR) was held June 14-15, 2017 at the Espace Champerret in Paris, France. The event, which is held every odd year and alternates with the World Perfumery Congress, brings together perfumers and raw material producers from all over the world.

Jun 30, 2017 | 11:39 AM CDT

In Memoriam: Albert Vieille

Flowers for a funeral

Perfumer & Flavorist notes the passing of Sir Albert Vieille. Sir Albert Vieille played a crucial role in developing Albert Vieille SAS as a producer of natural essential oils, concretes, gums, absolutes and floral waters in Grasse.

Jun 27, 2017 | 01:07 PM CDT

Bedoukian Ingredients Go Digital

Searching for fragrance online

Formulators can more easily discover and distinguish between fragrance ingredients in Bedoukian's Interactive Catalog, which lets users dive deep into individual fragrance families.

Jun 27, 2017 | 11:14 AM CDT

The Juice: Journey to the Heart of Perfumery

By: Pia Long, director, Olfiction Ltd.

Through hard work and some serendipity, Stéphanie Bakouche extended her fragrance career across a wide range of positions, from trainer to evaluator and finally, perfumer. Her journey was the perfect primer for the significant next step of starting her own perfumery consulting business, Sensaba.

Jun 23, 2017 | 02:28 PM CDT

Custom Essence Inc. Announces Appointment of CSO

Business dealings

Custom Essence Inc. has announced the appointment of Jack Corley to CSO. In addition, the company announced the near-completion of its 24-7 manufacturing project.

Jun 06, 2017 | 10:07 AM CDT

Meeting Perfume at the Crossroads With The Institute for Art & Olfaction

Picture of ceramic noses
By: Ryan Daily

The Institute for Art and Olfaction (IAO) offers an intimate space for one to explore fragrance and develop a personal language with fragrance.

May 30, 2017 | 09:48 AM CDT

Biotech is Booming for F&F

Fragrance and Flavor Biotechnology

As natural ingredients become subject to more scarcity, F&F is relying more heavily on alternative materials. Additionally, governing regulations have been on biotechnology R&D and applications’ side, giving the market a boost with their support.

Mar 22, 2017 | 04:27 PM CDT

Editor's Note: A Natural Conversation

By: Deniz Ataman

As the muse of F&F, naturals are the headliner on the product label. In the last issue, we explored the safety, sustainability and efficiency of synthetics. This issue features creativity in research and application inspired by naturals.

Mar 21, 2017 | 02:45 PM CDT

Expanding Nature’s Palette: Q&A with Firmenich's Synthetics Team

In an exclusive interview, Perfumer & Flavorist speaks with Firmenich’s synthetic discovery team, Maud Reiter and François-Raphael Balestra on the research, process, sustainability and success of synthetics in fragrances.

Mar 21, 2017 | 01:38 PM CDT

Endpoint. Seeing Past the Amber Glass

Bottles of oil
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Managing Editor, Cosmetics…

What do you think the consumer envisions in a product touted as natural? That using it will make them healthier, wholesome and bring them closer to nature? Or that nature’s extracts hold secrets to longevity and enlightenment?