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Natural ingredients: Vetiver

Woody, earthy, and ambery: these are some of the key attributes of vetiver, a signature plant in perfumery that originates from India and Southeast Asia. It was originally an ingredient in Far Eastern perfumes but is now very popular in men’s fragrances and a key ingredient in intense middle-eastern perfumes….

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Luz Vaquero, Global Fragrance Creative Director at Iberchem, was elected an Academician at the Academia del Perfume

Luz Vaquero figures among the seven new Academicians elected by the Academia del Perfume. She was nominated during a special ceremony held on Wednesday, April 10, in the Auditorium of the University of Alcalá de Henares. This recognition is a testament to her dedication and significant contribution to the art…

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PCHI 2024: Iberchem presents Espace |__| Libre, a fragrance collection based on the trend quiet beauty

PCHI Concept Quiet Beauty

Iberchem introduces its new concept Espace |__|Libre. From March 20th to 22nd, Iberchem invites you to discover its new fragrance collection at the Personal Care and Home Care Ingredients (PCHI) at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. Ana Gómez, Thomas Espinasse, and Eva Zapata, perfumers at Iberchem, have…

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Visiting An Agarwood Plantation

The oud industry in India

Perfumer Ana Gómez specialises in Middle Eastern perfumery. Last month, she was invited by Ajmal, a perfume and essential oils manufacturer, for an exclusive visit to its agarwood plantations in Assam, northwest of India. Every few years, Ajmal invites established perfumers from all over the world, to share the company’s…

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Less is more: Advancing Sustainable Fragrance Innovation with High Intensity Fragrances

Three laundry pods sitting on a white towel

Many consumers believe that when a product is concentrated or appears smaller, they are getting less value for their money…However, this is not always the case! High intensity formulations and fragrances are commonly employed across the fabric care landscape, specifically laundry care, to deliver the same high performance cleaning power…

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Ingredient Profile: Cardamom

Cardamom Plant

Native to South Asia, Cardamom is a spice derived from the seeds of the Elettaria cardomomum plant, belonging to the same botanical family as ginger and turmeric. Traditionally used in Indian cuisine and in the Middle East to infuse coffee, cardamom is known to add full-bodied spicy notes and have…

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Iberchem Opens New Creative Centre in Indonesia

Iberchem Indonesia Team

A Key Milestone in the Company’s Growth Plan in South–East Asia.  Fragrance manufacturer Iberchem, part of Croda International Plc, today inaugurated its new creative centre in Jakarta, Indonesia. José Balibrea, Managing Director at Iberchem, Richard Butler, VP Fragrances at Croda and members of the Embassy of Spain in Indonesia joined…

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VITA Announced as Finalist for Digital Beauty Awards 2023

VITA nomination for Beauty Awards

Iberchem is delighted to share that their latest digital innovation VITA has been announced as a finalist in 3 different categories at the Digital Beauty Awards 2023 organised by the Beauty Cluster. After extensive evaluation of more than 400 applications, Iberchem’s VITA has been named as a finalist for: –…

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Wavemotion: The Neuroscience of Scent


Iberchem is thrilled to introduce its latest neuroscientific investigation programme, Wavemotion. Designed to scientifically evaluate the impact of fragrance on human psychology and physiology, Wavemotion will unveil insights into how scent can influence positive neural responses to transform the emotional landscape of consumers and elevate consumer wellbeing. With the expertise…

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