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FINE FRAGRANCE FRAGRANCING THE WORLD’S
MOST DESIRABLE BRANDS

Firmenich’s perfumers work closely with the world’s finest brands to bring innovation and passion to our fragrance solutions. Our long-lasting customer relationships, our innovative mindset, and our will to create with the finest ingredients set Firmenich apart.

THE MAGIC OF MASTERS

Meet Our MASTERS Annie Buzantian

Master Perfumer
"If you always do what you've always done, you will always get what you've always got."

Discover the Video Portrait of Annie Buzantian, Master Perfumer & Recipient Fragrance Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award 2015.

Meet Our MASTERS Alberto Morillas

Master Perfumer
“A formula is like a sentence, and thousands of beautiful ones exist. Like a writer, when a perfumer puts emotion into his work, the result makes your heart skip a beat.”

Discover the Video Portrait of Alberto Morillas, Master Perfumer & First-ever Recipient Fragrance Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award 2013.

Meet Our MASTERS Harry Fremont

Master Perfumer
“Being a Fine Fragrance Perfumer is an amazing job, but also quite a responsibility. We create fragrances that send important signals between people. Every perfumer’s dream is to create a scent that will be enjoyed each time it is worn.”

Discover the Video Portrait of Harry Fremont, Master Perfumer & Recipient Fragrance Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award 2017.

Meet Our MASTERS Honorine Blanc

Master Perfumer
“I love imperfections. Mastering them helps me to create new emotions.”

Meet Our MASTERS Olivier Cresp

Master Perfumer
“When I start out on a creative journey, I am like a mountain climber. I set off to conquer new and undiscovered heights.”

Meet Our MASTERS Nathalie Lorson

Master Perfumer
“I’m like a gold prospector looking for nuggets, then fine tuning them to make the most amazing jewels."

Discover the Video Portrait of Nathalie Lorson, Master Perfumer.

NEW CLASSICS TIMELESS MASTERPIECES

Firmenich creates fragrance masterpieces. All of today’s ‘new classic’ fragrances were considered ‘innovative’ at their conception. Firmenich signatures open new olfactory trends.

MANY OF OUR TIMELESS FRAGRANCES ARE TOP REFERENCES:
Aqua di Giò
Giorgio Armani
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Boss Bottled
Hugo Boss
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Romance
Ralph Lauren
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Lolita Lempicka
Lolita Lempicka
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L’Eau d’Issey pour Femme
Issey Miyake
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L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme
Issey Miyake
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FlowerbyKenzo
Kenzo
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Light Blue
Dolce&Gabbana
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Classique
Jean-Paul Gaultier
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FRAGRANCES FOR GOOD, NATURALLY

“Smell is an important connection to people and life itself. It brings colors and emotions to daily life, making everything more meaningful.” - Sabine de Tscharner, Perfumer

At Firmenich, we aspire to create positive emotions through the sense of smell.

Discover what makes us naturally different.
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For good, naturally Everything is an Emotion

"The deepest part of yourself is an emotion."- Honorine Blanc, Master Perfumer

At Firmenich, we aspire to create positive emotions through the sense of smell.

Discover what makes us naturally different.
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For good, naturally Bringing Pleasure

“I find it magical to do a job that can bring pleasure to people." - Marie Salamagne, Perfumer

At Firmenich, we aspire to create positive emotions through the sense of smell.

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For good, naturally The value of Simplicity

"There is value in simplicity." - Karen Tay, Fragrance Development Director

At Firmenich, we aspire to create positive emotions through the sense of smell.

Discover what makes us naturally different.
Learn more about our purpose

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MEET OUR PERFUMERS Frank Voelkl

Perfumer
“I believe in creating fragrances that connect with your soul. My goal is to craft scents that will evoke a profound emotional connection – with the power to elicit pure and unadulterated happiness.”

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MEET OUR PERFUMERS Marie Salamagne

Perfumer
“A good perfume acts like Proust’s ‘Madeleine.’ It has the power to transport and the emotion it arouses is uncontrollable and powerful.”

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MEET OUR PERFUMERS Philippine Courtiere

Perfumer
"I am a writer of the invisible. Ingredients are my words, and the fragrances my stories."

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MEET OUR PERFUMERS Carmita Magalhaes

Perfumer
“Nature inspires me, it is the greatest perfumer of all. I love the smell of the mint in the streams all the way to the dry straw in the Brazilian pampa. I love being a part of this immensity, this diversity.”

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MEET OUR PERFUMERS Pierre Negrin

Perfumer
“I am fascinated by how my fragrances are perceived. It is incredible how even the humblest of ingredients can result in a work of art.”

Pure, precious and exclusive The finest palette in the perfumery industry

We strive to offer our perfumers the best and most sustainable palette, made of the most unique and inspiring choices of naturals and molecules. This lets our perfumers express their creativity at its best and delight consumers with exceptional perfumes.

“Perfumers don’t want a good product, there are plenty of them. They want an exceptional one.”
Pierre-Alain Blanc, Master Perfumer

Natural Ingredients

Our model is unique in the industry, integrated from the source to fragrance, thanks to our 3 key pillars, Responsible Sourcing, Innovation and Creativity. Our perfumers, scientists and sourcing experts work hand-in-hand to offer the richest and finest ingredients, naturally.
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Synthetic Ingredients

Our expertise in molecular synthesis and creative artistry yields an exceptional ingredient palette that meets the highest standards of olfactory advances.
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#NATURALSTOGETHERTM THE FUTURE OF NATURALS

#NATURALSTOGETHERTM

#NATURALSTOGETHERTM is an initiative led by Firmenich that brings together many of the world’s best natural ingredients suppliers to shape the future of Naturals.

#NATURALSTOGETHERTM is captured in a series of films.

Embark on a journey to discover the most beautiful natural ingredients for Fragrance and Flavors, the communities who grow them and the creators who bring them to life.
Embark Now!

SUSTAINABLE LUXURY

SUSTAINABLE LUXURY

Naturally, we believe in Sustainable Luxury. 

For us it’s all about fascinating consumers with exceptional sensorial experiences and more. 

Across everything we do, we strive to always have a positive impact socially and environmentally.
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HOUSE OF EXPERTS

Creating a fragrance requires a subtle balance of creativity, expertise and team work.

Perfumers and development talents are supported by marketing, consumer insight and technical specialists ; our creation process is driven by account managers.

Quality, regulatory and safety experts ensure top levels of compliance. Ultimately, every perfume is unique.

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT CENTERS WHERE THE MAGIC HAPPENS

With Creative Development Centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia, our Fine Fragrance footprint is global.

Our perfumers, together with technical experts, fragrance development teams, sensory, consumer insight and marketing teams are building tomorrow’s success stories.

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