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Ilaria Resta Talks the Future of Fragrance

Firmenich’s recently minted president perfumery looks to modernize and diversify the category.

clock July 31, 2020Jennifer Weil

A lavender field.

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Firmenich Inks Partnership With Natural Lavandin Producer

The tie-in with Coop SCA3P includes business, diversification and a sustainable farming model.

clock July 30, 2020Jennifer Weil

Firmenich's perfume factory Geneva

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Firmenich Inks Deal to Buy DRT

DRT focuses on plant-based chemistry, mainly from pine trees.

clock March 6, 2020Jennifer Weil

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Ilaria Resta Named President of Firmenich’s Perfumery Division

The former chief of P&G North America hair care is being succeeded in the role by John Brownlee.

clock February 20, 2020Jenny B. Fine and Jennifer Weil

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Robertet Vows to Remain Independent

Givaudan has become a minority shareholder in the natural fragrance and flavors maker, a few months after Firmenich.

clock February 11, 2020Jennifer Weil

Bulgari and Firmenich's “Flower Gems Of India” initiative.


Bulgari Partners With Firmenich on ‘Flower Gems of India’ Project

The goal of the program is to implement a sustainable jasmine farming model in the Indian floricultural area of Tamil Nadu.

clock January 23, 2020Sandra Salibian

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Sophie Labbé Joins Firmenich

She becomes principle perfumer of the supplier’s fine fragrance team.

clock October 22, 2019Jennifer Weil

Firmenich's perfume factory Geneva


Firmenich to Take Minority Stake in Robertet

The world’s largest privately held fragrance and flavors supplier will take a 17 percent stake in the French natural ingredients producer.

clock September 26, 2019Jennifer Weil

The Akro Night fragrance.


Master Perfumer Olivier Cresp Talks Fragrance Addiction

He and his daughter Anaïs have developed a niche perfume line, called Akro.

clock July 10, 2019Jennifer Weil

Mehdi Lisi

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Firmenich Names VP of Fine Fragrance Creative Development Center

Mehdi Lisi joins the fragrance and flavors supplier in the role.

clock February 26, 2019Jennifer Weil

Chopard's new Rose de Caroline fragrance.


The Name of the Rose: Chopard Parfums Delivers Its Priciest Scent Yet

Similar to its sister scents, Rose de Caroline is strong, ethically sourced and inspired by the garden.

clock December 5, 2018Samantha Conti

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

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