Tracking the scent

Tracking the_scent_3For today’s perfumers, society has become the muse, and the creation of scents an art form. Consumer demand is placed at the forefront of innovation, steering trends, development, functionality and regulations.

Fragrances to feed the customisation craze


Proper pH for Accords, Perfumes and Tinctures by the Naturel Perfumers GuildThe skill of artisan perfumery is scarce at best and near extinction at worst. But it is where the perfume industry found its origins, among ancient chemists experimenting with natural extracts, and where it is perhaps moving to again.

The strength of scent

Earlier this year, Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review reported on the dti’s growing impetus on the importance of South Africa’s cosmetics and personal care sectors to contribute significantly to economic expansion.

IFF adds to its complex specialty ingredients portfolio

PCR Online_IFFInternational Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Aromor Flavors and Fragrances (Aromor), a privately held manufacturer and marketer of complex specialty ingredients that are used in fragrances and flavours.

Sensorial sophistication

Anais Mirval_of_Euromonitor_discusses_oriental_scents_as_ingredients_in_the_Middle_East_and_AfricaFrom floral to oriental, functional perfumery is seeing an injection of sophistication, while fine fragrances continue to reflect what is being reviewed on the runway.

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