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From Plant to Essence

From Plant to Essence (Revised and Expanded Edition)

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Editorial Direction Jeanne Doré
Editorial Coordination Marion Salort with the assistance of Victoria Metzger and Laetitia Manesse
Art Direction and Graphic Design Atelier Marge Design
Copyediting Fanny Le Borgne & Jessica A. Volz
Translation Philippa Bowe, Nancy Burgess, Clara Muller & Susan Pickford
Authors Béatrice Boisserie, Sarah Bouasse, Eugénie Briot, Mathilde Cocoual, Olivier R. P. David, Aurélie Dematons, Jeanne Doré, Anne-Sophie Hojlo, Jessica Mignot, Clara Muller & Guillaume Tesson
Illustrations Marta Signori
Publication Date May 2022
Language French & English
Pages 274 pgs
ISBN 9782491567392
A world tour of fragrant raw materials
From Sicily to Laos, Paraguay to Madagascar, this book takes you on an incredible olfactory journey for a series of fascinating encounters with perfume plants, the producers who create fragrance essences, extracts and molecules, the perfumers who use them, and the iconic compositions in which you will find them.

Vanilla, jasmine, bergamot, musks... This volume explores the diversity and richness of perfumery ingredients: their origins, cultivation, transformation and usage, as well as the innovations devised to address the environmental, economic and social challenges of today.