keyboard_arrow_upIFRA publishes revisions to global fragrance safe use initiative
keyboard_arrow_downIFRA publishes revisions to global fragrance safe use initiative

The International Fragrance Association (IFRA), the global body representing fragrance ingredient manufacturers and compounders, has published the latest update to its flagship fragrance safe use programme, the IFRA Standards. The IFRA Standards set maximum use levels on the use of certain fragrances in finished consumer goods products based on scientific research into potential health and […]

keyboard_arrow_up2020’s sweetest fragrance trends
keyboard_arrow_down2020’s sweetest fragrance trends

Our planet is the inspiration for 2020 and 2021’s fragrance trends. Based on three trend themes, the perfumers of Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA have created distinct olfactory interpretations for personal and household care products. Ocean Vibes symbolises the origin of life on earth. Australian Inspiration celebrates the island continent, which is a magical destination […]

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise uses Artificial Intelligence to find the perfect scent
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise uses Artificial Intelligence to find the perfect scent

At the IBM Think Summit in Frankfurt am Main, Symrise will demonstrate how good a perfume can smell with the help of artificial intelligence. IBM Research and Symrise are collaborating closely on this innovative project. A digital perfumer created the Berlin 3.0 scent based on numerous evaluations from passersby in the well-known shopping centre Bikini […]

keyboard_arrow_upReport confirms fragrance makes the difference
keyboard_arrow_downReport confirms fragrance makes the difference

A study conducted PwC on behalf of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) reveals that fragrance boosts the value of consumer goods. In perfumes, cosmetics and cleaning products, it can boost their value by up to ten times. Entitled The Value of Fragrance, the report shows the manufacturing of fragrance ingredients alone contributes €7.2 billion in […]

keyboard_arrow_upNew research leads to innovative solutions against body odour
keyboard_arrow_downNew research leads to innovative solutions against body odour

Symrise is working with the Belgian biotech company ChemCom. This cooperation is focused primarily on researching human olfactory receptors. The goal of the partnership is the development and identification of aromatic substances that can neutralise unpleasant odours. Symrise already possesses a broad range of raw materials encompassing potentially suitable candidates. ChemCom is now supplying the […]

keyboard_arrow_upFragrance and technology at Beautyworld Middle East
keyboard_arrow_downFragrance and technology at Beautyworld Middle East

From today, 15 April, Beautyworld Middle East – the region’s largest trade show for beauty, hair, fragrance and wellness – takes place in Dubai for three days. For the first time, Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA exhibits with its own stand in the Fragrance Zone where the fragrance house will show its latest fragrance creations […]

keyboard_arrow_up‘It’s all about you’ at in-cosmetics Global 2019
keyboard_arrow_down‘It’s all about you’ at in-cosmetics Global 2019

From 2 to 4 April, Paris will be the bustling hotspot for beauty and fragrance professionals. At in-cosmetics Global, one of the world’s leading tradeshows for personal care ingredients, Bell EMEA’s Fragrance Division will present its latest product concepts and formulations for personal care products and fine fragrances under the motto ‘it’s all about you’.

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise designates seven perfumers
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise designates seven perfumers

Symrise is strengthening its team of perfumers. Seven rising talents from four countries recently completed their education successfully at the Symrise Perfumery School. They received their certificates on 17 January 2019. During their four to five years of study, the students learned the perfumer’s craft at several locations around the world. In the future, they […]

keyboard_arrow_upScents that influence mood and emotion
keyboard_arrow_downScents that influence mood and emotion

Liz Ferrett, or the Fragrance Queen as she is affectionately and professionally known says selecting a scent or fragrance has a profound impact on your day-to-day life. Speaking at the launch of the recent Shower to Shower Body Wash range, Ferrett noted that scents are a powerful factor that can affect confidence, concentration and even […]

keyboard_arrow_upEmilie Coppermann receives Prix François Coty
keyboard_arrow_downEmilie Coppermann receives Prix François Coty

Emilie Coppermann has received the prestigious Prix François Coty on 3 December 2018 in the Château D’Artagny. The president of the François Coty Association, Véronique Coty, has presented the Award during a festive ceremony. The prize is designed to highlight the extraordinary character of the laureate and her creative work.