Givaudan expands sustainable fragrance palette with Scentaurus Melrose

By Austyn King | Published: 19-Oct-2022

The floral green fragrance features facets of honey and linden blossom, rosy signals and powdery anisic undertones

Givaudan, the beauty and fragrance ingredients manufacturer, has added a fresh scent to its line-up of sustainable fragrance molecules with Scentaurus Melrose.

Enabling the company’s perfumers to create a wider variety of scents, its latest launch provides a long lasting floral green effect, with facets of honey and linden blossom, floral fresh rosy signals and powdery anisic undertones.

Developed to meet consumer needs for long lasting fragrances, it is designed to release its fragrant molecules upon exposure to triggers such as oxygen, light or air humidity, so that some fragrance notes are delivered at later stages.

“The first time I smelled Scentaurus Melrose, I found myself back on the French Riviera where I grew up, amidst the mimosa fields with their delicate combination of green, floral and powdery notes,” said Paolo Andriollo, a perfumer at Givaudan.

“In addition to its obvious green and honey notes, Melrose has a soft, powdery floral facet, making it an amazing precursor for adding a natural green floral character to any creation.”

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Scentaurus Melrose has also been developed using Givaudan’s green chemistry principles, which focuses on using renewable carbon-based materials while reducing carbon and energy input.

It follows Givaudan’s recent partnership with carbon capture company LanzaTech to develop sustainable fragrance ingredients from renewable carbon, furthering the company’s ambitions to offer a completely biodegradable fragrance palette by 2030.

The latest release joins the other molecules in the Swiss company’s Scentaurus line, including Scentaurus Tonkarose, Scentaurus Clean, Scentaurus Juicy and Scentaurus Berry.

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