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Sep 10, 2007 | 11:26 AM CDT
By: Ferdinand Storp
A frank look at the state of the fragrance industry. Let’s start with the bad. The world of fragrances is no longer what it used to be.
Aug 31, 2007 | 10:28 AM CDT
Welcome to P&F magazine’s 2007 ranking of top F&F companies. This year, due to a couple of major acquisitions, we bring you two lists. The first is based on 2006 sales.
Apr 23, 2007 | 02:50 PM CDT
By: Michelle Krell Kydd
What it means to be a perfumer in the information age and the need to communicate with consumers. According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, a perfumer is defined as “one who makes or sells perfumes.” This rather simplistic definition, circa 1580, offers no insight into what a perfumer actually does.
Dec 29, 2006 | 02:43 PM CST
By: Victoria Frolova
Victoria Frolova is an editor, a fragrance consultant and the founder of boisdejasmin.com, an in-depth perfume blog containing fragrance reviews, industry interviews, essays on raw materials and perfume history. Here she presents (in no particular order) her picks for the best of the current trends in the fine fragrance world.
Dec 29, 2006 | 02:40 PM CST
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
From “black” fragrances to limited-edition scents, the future of perfume lies in the unique and surprising. drom fragrances’ Tribeca (New York) fine fragrance studio is unique for a number of reasons, including its open floor plan and perfumers’ bar—a sort of shared work space that encourages interaction among noses.
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.
Jul 26, 2006 | 04:26 PM CDT
By: Kelly Frederick, Associate Editor
A intro to the Asian flavors and fragrance industry, including interviews with Givaudan and IFF. A glance at the latest news in flavors and fragrances will reveal what most of the top industry companies already know — Asia is the place to be. According to a recent report from The Freedonia Group Inc., global demand for flavors and fragrances will reach $18.6 billion in 2008, with developing areas outpacing industrialized regions.
Jun 06, 2006 | 02:55 PM CDT
By: Nelson, Kate Nelson and Dave Josephson
If there is one thing that successful technology companies have in common it is marketing and public relations. One can hardly read a business-oriented magazine today without seeing either a technology advertisement or self promoting article. But how is a layman to separate fact from fiction?
Jun 01, 2006 | 07:15 AM CDT
By: Hans-Jürgen Buschmann, Dierk Knittel and Eckha…
The ability to semi-permanently infuse fabrics with finished fragrances and/or fragrance materials opens up a new realm of formulation and application possibilities for perfumers. The market has already seen the introduction of scented pillows and the like, but Buschmann et al.’s recent work presents the possibility of (washable) scented sportswear, linens, upholstery and many other household products that may be customized at will, and which may intake unpleasant odors while imparting pleasant ones.
Jun 01, 2006 | 07:02 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Tony Curtis, senior lecturer, aroma trades studies, at the University of Plymouth’s business school and faculty of science (Plymouth, Devon, UK) recently sat down with Perfumer & Flavorist magazine to discuss the institution’s aroma and formulation science program, the role of perfumery education in the industry at large, and his thoughts on the current state and future of the industry.