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Yankee Candle Reveals the 2021 Scent of the Year

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Discovery brings home scents from around the globe, transporting people to new cultures, whether it be through food, fashion, or décor.

Yankee Candle has announced its third annual Scent of the Year, Discovery, available in time to celebrate International Fragrance Day on March 21, 2021. 

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The Scent of the Year is inspired by an intrinsic desire to find an authentic connection.

 Discovery blends a number of fruits and spices including:

  • Red Ginger, adding freshness, zest and a punch of color.

  • Starfruit, bringing us further into the depths of the Caribbean islands and tropical jungles, this sweet fruit is the heart and body of Discovery.

  • Mango, a juicy, rich blend of sweet and fruity notes.

  • Passion Fruit, with hints of tart and sweet combine to create an exotic, fruity scent.

  • Vanilla Spice, which is warm, sweet spice brings comfort and serenity. 

Making its debut in its Signature Collection Large Tumbler, the candle is wrapped in a boldly colored, Moroccan-inspired pattern that provides a luminary effect when lit.

Anna Whitton, VP of marketing for Yankee Candle Company, said, "Working closely with fragrance and trend experts, we found that people around the globe are craving travel and exploration now, more than ever before. Knowing that travel may still be out of reach for many this year, the 2021 Scent of the Year, Discovery, was designed to help people fulfill the universal desire to discover new cultures, make new memories and embrace new connections from the comforts of their own homes."

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