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Givaudan creates charitable foundation

17th June, 2014

Givaudan has announced the creation of a foundation aimed at reinforcing its commitment to charitable causes and its involvement in the communities in which it operates. The Givaudan Foundation has been founded in Geneva as an independent non-profit organisation. The Foundation will focus on three main areas in which Givaudan is already e…

Axe teams up with the X-Men, P-Rod and Mr. Cartoon

13th May, 2014

Axe have announced a partnership with 20(th) Century Fox's X-Men: Days of Future Past to create movie-themed gift sets, new content, and access to the star-studded film premiere. The brand are also collaborating on a separate project with tattoo artist, Mr. Cartoon and Skateboarder, P-Rod.In their collaboration with the X-Men, Axe are lau…

Sandalwood Dreams, Part 2: The Perfumed Chamber

by Jordan River, 11th December, 2013

This is the second in a series of posts by Jordan River (of The Fragrant Man website) about the myths and legends of sandalwood as well as day by day coverage of the 2013 Santalum album sandalwood harvest currently taking place in Australia.   Let’s continue our adventure with Purna. When he meets the Buddha he becom…

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Sandalwood Dreams, Part 1: Myths and Legends

by Jordan River, 10th December, 2013

This is the first in a series of posts by Jordan River (of The Fragrant Man website) about the myths and legends of sandalwood, as well as day by day coverage of the 2013 Santalum album sandalwood harvest currently taking place in Australia. Over the next few nights we will be having sandalwood dreams. Let’s see if these dre…

Creed's US distributor, Saujet, named Economic Club member

by Grant Osborne, 06th October, 2010

Emmanuel Saujet (pictured), 42, CEO of International Cosmetics & Perfumes, has been named a member of the prestigious Economic Club of New York (link). Founded in 1907, the Economic Club of New York is a nonpartisan, nonprofit forum for discussion and study of social, economic and political questions. Its membership is drawn primarily fr…

Brut providing Help for Heroes

by Grant Osborne, 11th September, 2010

UK: Brut, the iconic men’s fragrance, is hosting a fund-raising event for Help for Heroes at Battersea Millennium Arena on Sunday 19th September. In keeping with the military theme of Help for Heroes, Brut want you, along with your family and friends, to come along and put yourself through a military Personal Fitness Assessment. That’s tw…

Exploring the Science Of Scent at the Royal Institution

by Persolaise, 27th July, 2010

According to Andrews, even though an individual perfumer may be highly introspective, the whole process of perfume creation at P&G would not be possible without a collective effort, in much the same way as the contributions of various people lead to the production of a film. "We are not in the business of making art," he said, "we are in …

Ayala Moriel launch new scent to help save Bloedel Floral Conservatory: Frangipanni Gloves

by Grant Osborne, 24th February, 2010

Ayala Sender, the nose and founder behind natural perfumery Ayala Moriel, has launched a new fragrance: Frangipanni Gloves. The new scent has been created to help raise funds for Bloedel Floral Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver.Sender has said:"Proceeds go to the Bloedel Floral Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouv…

(Diptyque) RED Candle available from Liberty today

by Grant Osborne, 06th January, 2010

Today sees the launch of the limited edition (Diptyque) RED candle at Liberty in London. The (RED) project (in their own words) was created to raise awareness and money for the Global Fund by teaming up with the world's most iconic brands to produce (PRODUCT) RED branded products. A portion of profits from each (PRODUCT) RED product sold …

The Anti-Scentites

by Marlen Harrison, 22nd October, 2005

Could a downtrodden industry be hatching a fiendish plot?At the end of May, a proposal was made in Ottawa that was by all means indecent. Sure, Canada has led the way towards progress these past few years by allowing folks to actually smoke a little marijuana during their gay weddings. But to actually propose a city-wide ban on fragrances…