This extract is a blend of two famous rose sourcing: Turkey and Bulgaria.
In Turkey, Firmenich work with its #NaturalsTogether partner consists in a reflection about the economic balance of the flower price, an integrated production and a traditional production in villages.
In Bulgaria, Firmenich is sourcing Rose extracts form its #NaturalsTogether partner who owns the most impressive distillation facilities of the country as well as a wide integrated plantation of roses and a remarkable network of farmers with long-term engagement.
Their rose fields are located in the village of Tarnichene at the foothills of the Balkan Old mountain at approximate altitude of 500 meters.
Together, Firmenich and its partner are setting up in-depth discussions about the flower picker topic, which is a central focus for the future of this extraordinary product: better working conditions, possibility to provide work outside harvest period, creation of loyalty among gypsy communities from year to year.