IFRA and Cosmetics Europe welcome European Parliament’s support for the CLP revision
Brussels, 4 October 2023 – The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and Cosmetics Europe today welcomed the European Parliament’s support for the revision of the Regulation on the Classification, Labeling and Packaging of Chemical Substances and Mixtures (CLP).
Changes to the CLP appreciated by IFRA and Cosmetics Europe include the classification of renewable substances of botanical orig
Release of second flavor and fragrance sectors’ Sustainability Report highlights ongoing efforts of twin sectors
Geneva, 5 June 2023 – The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and the International Organization of the Flavor Industry (IOFI) today published their second joint fragrance and flavor Sustainability Report. The report highlights the progress the sectors are making in becoming more environmentally friendly, on improving workplace culture, on promoting alternatives to animal testing and on bei
IFRA congratulates RIFM on the election of its new President
The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) has congratulated the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM) on the election of its new President. Dr Anne Marie Api will take over from Dr Jim Romine, who is retiring on 31 March 2023 after leading the organization for more than 7 years.
“Fragrance serves essential consumer needs; we must step up to support sustainability” says IFRA at Global Fragrance Summit 2022
Geneva/São Paulo, 14 November 2022 – The fourth Global Fragrance Summit – the first to be held in Latin America – saw fragrance industry stakeholders from around the world join for three days of discussion and debate. Under the headline of the Scent of Change, the Summit examined innovation, biodiversity and sustainability – and what the sector can do to continuously respond to consumers’ needs fo
Opening of IFRA India liaison office highlights importance of the country's fragrance sector in the global fragrance industry
New Delhi, 21 September 2022 – The announcement today of the official opening of the International Fragrance Association’s (IFRA) new India liaison office heralds a significant era of development for the important Indian fragrance sector. It will enable IFRA to better support the Indian fragrance industry to build capacity, to reach ever higher standards of quality, safety, sustainability, and to
Positive results in first fragrance and flavor Sustainability Report
More than 100 companies contribute to first ‘state of play’ analysis of F&F industry sustainability actions, with more than two in every three companies who responded to a survey, representing more than 90 per cent of the F&F market, already addressing the sustainability challenges outlined in the five Focus Areas of the IFRA-IOFI Sustainability Charter.
IFRA welcomes new Regional Director Europe
The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) has bolstered its European team by welcoming Aurélie Perrichet as Regional Director.
IFRA becomes member of leading Indian business body
The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) has joined the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) as it works to promote the safe use and enjoyment of fragrance in India.
Fragrance and flavor industries launch new Charter committing to a more sustainable future
Nearly one hundred companies have signed a new life-cycle industry initiative promoting sustainable development in the flavor and fragrance sectors.
IFRA welcomes new Board members
The Board of Directors of the International Fragrance Association welcomed two new women members at its online meeting on Friday 5 June.
Going beyond the pandemic and shaping the ‘new normal’
We are still counting the human cost of the coronavirus pandemic, but the time is coming for industry leaders to shape our post-COVID-19 world.
New IFRA Chair and Board of Directors take office
Hans Holger Gliewe has taken office as the new Chairman of The International Fragrance Association. Hans Holger, who has served on the IFRA Board since 2017, succeeds Michael Carlos in the role.
Introducing IFRA to the Middle East
IFRA President Martina Bianchini participated in the Fragrance Innovation Arabia conference, joining many passionate and engaged professionals from the fragrance industry in Dubai and allowing them to understand more about what IFRA does.
Creativity, Growth and Sustainability on the agenda as IFRA hosts Annual Meeting in Paris
Creativity, Growth and Sustainability were on the agenda as IFRA hosted its second Annual Meeting in Paris from 7-9 November 2018.
Fragrance industry renews focus on safety, sustainability and partnerships at Singapore launch event
The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) launched its Asia- Pacific branch office on Monday with a promise to renew its focus on safety, sustainability and partnerships in the region.
Listen: Gillian Tett on the post-truth world
Gillian Tett of the Financial Times spoke on the topic of 'fake news' at the IFRA Annual Meeting 2017.
Global fragrance sector welcomes new member at inaugural annual meeting
The International Fragrance Association has further expanded its global scope with the addition of the Chilean Flavour and Fragrance Association as a national association member.
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.
Argentine association joins IFRA
The trade association representing the fragrance industry in Argentina, CAFEPA (Camara Argentina de Fabricantes de Productos Aromaticos) has joined the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) as a full Association Member.