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    Default Picture of the famous Givaudan Odor Value Map

    In part 2 of the three-part BBC documentary "Perfume" (2011) you can see the poster i the background, hanging on the wall of the Givaudan Perfume School:



    For those who don't know what it is:

    (from: http://www.nzzfolio.ch/www/d80bd71b-...0df74586f.aspx)

    "A young trainee was put in charge of measuring odor value (volatility vs intensity) for hundreds of pure molecules. The result of years of drudgery was a chart that you still see on office walls at Givaudan R&D (they bought Roure). It is supposed to be a secret, but photocopiers have put it in most perfumers’ hands."


    Allegedly it's easy to get hold of it - not for me: this blurred picture is the best I could come up with!

    If anybody has a copy of it please let me know, I'd love to have a look at it!

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    Default Re: Picture of the famous Givaudan Odor Value Map

    Funny, I remember my eyes making contact with it in the segment from the documentary.

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    This would be very interesting to have!
    Australian Blog on Fine Fragrance ---> http://savourandscent.tumblr.com/

    Winemaker/Perfumer for Emerald Vintners ---> www.emeraldvintners.com.au

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    Default Re: Picture of the famous Givaudan Odor Value Map

    Thanks.

    Love the NZZ Folio article by Turin. Not surprising that Calice Becker compiled the chart. She's one of the great perfumers.

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