IFF-LMR Wins Prestigious Organic Monitor Sustainable Beauty Award for
Sustainable Ingredients for Rose Water Essential™
NEW YORK -- October 30, 2013
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF), a leading global creator
of flavors and fragrances for consumer products, today announced that it has
received the prestigious Organic Monitor Sustainable Beauty Award for
Sustainable Ingredients for a revolutionary new approach to rose extracts,
Rose Water Essential^TM, developed by its naturals ingredients company, LMR.
Christophe de Villeplee, VP Global Fine Fragrances and Beauty Care, said, “IFF
and LMR have been leaders in the world of naturals for 30 years and this award
is recognition of our commitment to sustainable business practices and finding
innovative ways to anticipate the needs of consumers and our customers.”
Rose Water Essential is a breakthrough in fragrance technology, and a FiFi®
Technology Award finalist. It is a completely new product which contains all
of the olfactive molecules of rose petals, combining the elements of rose
essence and rose water, without water; it is an ultra-concentrated alternative
to traditional rose water. The product has multiple benefits, including energy
efficiency in production and transportation and bacteriological stability.
This new technology offers intriguing advantages for the fragrance industry
where rose is a vital beauty product used as a natural fragrance, moisturizer
or in cosmetics.
Bernard Toulemonde, General Manager of IFF-LMR Naturals, who was at the
forefront of this creation said, “It is so gratifying to obtain industry
recognition for a product innovation that will also be helpful to consumers.
Rose Water Essential uses the rose in the most efficacious way while also
adhering to principles of high quality and sustainability. We are very proud
to accept this award on behalf of all the people at IFF who work every day to
bring innovative and high quality products to the market.”
“One of the aspects of our corporate sustainability strategy focuses on
creating innovative sustainable products for our customers,” added Kip
Cleverley, Director of Global Sustainability. “Rose Water Essential is a
perfect example of a sustainable product that is natural, organically
certifiable and eco-efficient.”
About the Organic Monitor Sustainable Cosmetics Summit
The Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is a series of international summits that
focuses on the leading issues the beauty industry faces concerning
sustainability and ecological products. The aim of the summit is to encourage
sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stake-holders
and debate these major issues in a high-level forum.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) is a leading global creator
of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products.
Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and
beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as beverages,
confectionery and food products. The Company leverages its competitive
advantages of consumer insight, research and development, creative expertise,
and customer intimacy to provide customers with innovative and differentiated
product offerings. A member of the S&P 500 Index, IFF has more than 5,800
employees working in 32 countries worldwide. For more information, please
visit our website at www.iff.com.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Denise Gillen, 212-515-7308
Judith Gross, 331 4649 6910
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