Work on the science of fragrance allergens progresses to protect consumers
Today, at the fourth Annual Review of IDEA (International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens), held under the auspices of the European Commission (DG SANTE) there was a full review of the work carried out so far by the various working groups and priorities for future work were set.
IFRA appoints new president to represent global fragrance industry
Martina Bianchini took the helm of the International Fragrance Association, the global federation representing the fragrance industry worldwide, on June 15th 2016.
IFRA urges inclusion of potency for assessing endocrine disruptors
IFRA supports the inclusion of potency, exposure, severity and irreversibility as criteria to help identify endocrine disrupters of concern.
IFRA position Directive sur la protection du savoir-faire et des informations commerciales non divulgués (secrets d’affaires)
Au cours des dernières décennies, le savoir-faire et les informations commerciales non divulgués sont devenus beaucoup plus vulnérables. IFRA a accueilli avec soulagement la Directive adoptée par la Commission Européenne le 28 novembre 2013 établissant une définition commune des secrets d’affaires et un niveau de protection comparable dans les 28 pays de l'Union Européenne.
IFRA Position Paper on Proposal for Directive on Protection on Know-How and CBI
Over the last few decades, undisclosed know-how and confidential business information have become much more vulnerable. IFRA welcomed the Directive adopted by the European Commission on 28 November 2013 establishing a common definition of trade secrets and a comparable level of protection in the 28 countries of the European Union.
The Resilience of Bergamot Farmers in Calabria
This study examines the impact of the stability in the bergamot market thanks to the reform of the value chain. It took two approaches. Firstly, the results were analysed to examine what the reported impact of the changes were in terms of impact on, inter alia, profitability of the farm, its contribution to the household income and intention to invest. The second and major purpose was to attempt to quantify these impacts using the concept of livelihood resilience, measuring the ability of households to withstand stresses and shocks.
in the media
How the blind are following their nose to a better life
A Mumbai college trains the visually challenged for a career in the fragrance business Inside an odourless laboratory where countertops are lined with shampoos, deodorants, and lotions, Arun Domal and Anantha Bhoje sniff the damp end of a strip of white paper sprayed with a fine French
Air freshening - something in the air
Fragrancing is now big business in away-from-home markets, and not just in the washroom. Companies are increasingly investing in how all areas of their building smell – whether it’s hotels, supermarkets, airports or office buildings.
Bill Gates tests ‘poop perfume’ as he sniffs out another solution to the world’s sanitation problems
Bill Gates’ business sense has a lot to do with why he is who he is, but it’s the billionaire Microsoft co-founder’s sense of smell that was put to the test in his latest effort to find a solution to sanitation problems in the world’s poorest countries.
Fly over the fields of lavender - Givaudan 360° video
Innovation In Every Sense 2013