Firmenich's perfume factory Geneva


Firmenich Widens Naturals Reach in Central America

The Swiss fragrance and flavors giant has invested in Guatemala’s Nelixia.

clock June 6, 2018Jennifer Weil

Frédéric Malle


The Fragrance Foundation Announces Frédéric Malle as Game Changer Honoree

Malle will be honored at The Fragrance Foundation Awards in June.

clock April 19, 2018Layla Ilchi



The Fragrance Foundation to Honor Olivier Cresp With Lifetime Achievement Perfumer Award

Cresp will be presented with the award at The Fragrance Foundation awards gala in June.

clock March 6, 2018Layla Ilchi

The Fragrance Foundation: The Notables


The Fragrance Foundation Names Notables Class of 2018

The 12 honorees were chosen for their accomplishments and passion for the fragrance industry.

clock February 5, 2018Layla Ilchi


Firmenich Acquires Agilex Fragrances

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

clock July 11, 2017Jennifer Weil

Hope fragrance


Hope Fragrance Raises Funds for Depression Research

All net profits from the fragrance will benefit Audrey Gruss’ Hope for Depression Research Foundation.

clock June 30, 2017Layla Ilchi


Firmenich to Acquire Agilex Fragrances

Patrick Firmenich said the Agilex Fragrance business complements Firmenich’s fragrance activity.

clock June 14, 2017Jennifer Weil

Harry Fremont


Perfumer of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award: Harry Fremont, Master Perfumer, Firmenich

The recipient of The Fragrance Foundation’s Perfumer of the Year Lifetime Achievement award has created scents for Tom Ford and 50 Cent.

clock June 14, 2017Rachel Strugatz

Jerry Vittoria and Elizabeth Musmanno

Beauty Features

Fragrance Foundation Plots Consumer Involvement

Firmenich’s Jerry Vittoria talks social media, home fragrance and scent beads, as well as the category’s need for more innovation.

clock June 14, 2017Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Julien Firmenich

Beauty Features

Firmenich Names New VP of Ingredients

Julien Firmenich was appointed to the position, succeeding Amaury Roquette, who becomes vice president of sales and marketing for fine fragrance Europe.

clock June 12, 2017Jennifer Weil


Salvatore Ferragamo Unveils New Scent for Men

Named “Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo Casual Life,” the fragrance offers a fresher and sportier take on its Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo counterpart, launched last year.

clock May 12, 2017Sandra Salibian

Jerry Vittoria

Beauty Features

Firmenich Names New Fine-Fragrance Chief

Jerry Vittoria has been appointed to the role with a global purview, succeeding Oliver de Lisle.

clock April 5, 2017Jennifer Weil

Macy's Scent Event


Macy’s Offers Immersive Fragrance Experience at Herald Square

During the annual Flower Show, the retailer’s first pop-up installation is meant to give customers a 3-D olfactive experience.

clock March 28, 2017Layla Ilchi

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Armand de Villoutreys Appointed as President of Ingredients at Firmenich

The appointment expands de Villoutreys’ role as president of perfumery to also oversee ingredients.

clock February 16, 2017Layla Ilchi


Firmenich Set to Make Major Investment in Geneva

The Swiss fragrance and flavors supplier will spend more than 100 million francs on a new facility there.

clock January 11, 2017Jennifer Weil

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