Archive for the 'Press Releases' Category

Chemicals supply chain launches new guidance to assist companies in meeting waste packaging obligations

Monday, July 31st, 2017

This guidance document “The assessment and classification of waste packaging” was developed by trade associations[1] representing companies operating in the chemicals supply chain that use packaging.  The Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and Scottish Environment Protection Agency have welcomed the development of this guidance and have agreed to its adoption in England, Wales and Scotland. […]

Streatley Software joins IFRA United Kingdom

Friday, September 30th, 2016

IFRA United Kingdom has announced that Streatley Software has been accepted as an Associate Member. Established in 1993, Reading-based Streatley Software Solutions is the developer and sole distributor of dataEssence, the software solution for formulating companies handling everything from customer briefs through to invoicing.   Download the full press release here

Born to smell and to ‘smook’

Friday, September 30th, 2016

‘Smell and the new-born baby’ – at the IFRA UK Fragrance Forum 2016   “Imagine, after months of development in a soft and attenuated sound and light ambiance, being suddenly driven into a chilly environment where, all at once, light is dazzling, sounds are intense and unfamiliar, and tactile sensations are unexpectedly rough,” says leading […]

Brits spent £1.1bn on fragrances – up from previous year

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Fragrance market research data to be  revealed at the IFRA UK Fragrance Forum 2016   UK consumers spent a massive £1.1bn on fragrances last year, the IFRA UK Fragrance Forum will hear. One of the speakers at the annual event, to be held on 12 October at The Royal Society in London, is Vitaliy Zhyhun, […]

Making sense of frankincense – IFRA UK Fragrance Forum 2016

Friday, September 30th, 2016

As thoughts turn to Christmas and the Three Wise Men, one of the  presentations at the forthcoming IFRA UK Fragrance Forum will look, not so much at the fragrance aspects of frankincense but at the medical and therapeutic attributes of this ancient and precious gift. Dr Mark Evans, a Lecturer in Biomedical & Medical Science […]

Spices, balsams and the incense of temples:

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Delving into the Fragrances of Ancient Egypt at the IFRA UK Fragrance Forum 2016 One of the most keenly anticipated presentations at the IFRA UK Fragrance Forum (12 October at The Royal Society London) will be delivered by the Egyptologist, John J Johnston (pictured). This heavily illustrated lecture will address the fundamental prominence of scents […]

Fragrance Matters – fragrance is the crucial factor in cleaning & air-care products – survey shows

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Fragrance is considered by all manufacturers of cleaning products to be an important factor for them – and it has become more important over the years – according to a new international survey by the trade magazine for the cleaning and cleaning products industries – European Cleaning Journal (ECJ) – and IFRA UK, the fragrance […]

Making Fragranced Cosmetics?

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Save the date for a free seminar – 16th March 2016 Brand owners, manufacturers and those marketing fragranced personal care products and cosmetics might wish to make a date to attend a free seminar at Making Cosmetics this Spring (15-16th March). IFRA United Kingdom, the fragrance association, will have a stand (Stand No. 114) at […]

IFRA UK Fragrance Report

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

IFRA UK has issued a report on the 2015 Fragrance Forum, held on 15th October at the Royal Society. The full report can be found here.

Why fragrance creates a holiday at home

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

IFRA UK Autumn/Winter 2015 Household Products Trends Forecast Fragrance trends aren’t just affecting the way we like to adorn our bodies. Fashions in scented household products follow the latest trends too, according to IFRA UK, the fragrance association. We are using homecare products, it seems, to conjure up memories or allow us to satisfy our […]