The 17th October is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. In a world with an unprecedented level of economic development, technological capability and financial resource, it is a disaster that millions of people around the world are still living in extreme poverty. Poverty is not solely an economic issue, but a complex problem involving both a lack of income and the basic capabilities to live with dignity.
On Saturday CPL’s Angela Stavrevska attended ‘Voices from the Amazon’ a talk given by CAFOD, our charity partner, about the dangerous work that they and the wider Catholic Church are doing to protect indigenous people’s lives, and this incredibly important habitat, from being destroyed across the region.
CPL Aromas Colombia has opened its new operation in the Zona Franca de Tocancipá, where it has built a new creative centre and manufacturing site.
CPL are pleased to announce that CPL Aromas Colombia will be hosting the official inauguration event on 25th July 2019. As part of the launch activities and campaign leading up to the big event, CPL invited various journalists and influencers to the new operations centre for LATAM.
Rainforests are vital for the survival of life on Earth but they are being destroyed at an alarming rate. We depend on the Amazon rainforest alone for 20% of the oxygen we breathe and the freshwater we drink, yet every minute, we lose the equivalent of 40 football fields of rainforests. CPL Aromas have become members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), dedicated to sourcing all our Palm Oil derived materials sustainably to help minimise the negative impacts of palm oil production.
Angela Stavrevska has been promoted to Global Marketing & Brand Director at CPL Aromas, the role previously held by the late Francis Pickthall.
The new manufacturing and creative centre, being developed to house CPL Aromas Colombia, has successfully activated 284 solar panels that have been installed as an integral part of the new build.
The second edition of CPL Aromas fragrance workshop -SYN- was bought to the UK for a thought-provoking exhibition held in central London in May.
An excellent year of trading ending March 2019 saw CPL Aromas’ group turnover exceed £100m for the first time at £106m, a 17% sales growth compared to the previous year. This was despite a turbulent year where major raw material crises hit the fragrance industry. Good supplier relationships and excellent stock management meant that CPL customer disruption was minimised across the business.
CPL AROMAS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF THE UK FRAGRANCE BUSINESS OF AROMATIC FLAVOURS AND FRAGRANCES LTD (AFF)
International fragrance house CPL Aromas has successfully completed its acquisition of the UK fragrance business of AFF, along with the export fragrance business managed by the UK division. All AFF fragrance customers have successfully been migrated to CPL and the manufacture of current orders begins today at both CPL’s UK manufacturing site in Northamptonshire and at their Jebel Ali factory in Dubai.
CPL Aromas will for the first time be exhibiting at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists - NYSCC Suppliers’ Day event on the 7th and 8th May 2019. The event takes place at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City.
CPL Aromas signs agreement to acquire the UK Fragrance Business of Aromatic Flavours and Fragrances Ltd (AFF)
International fragrance house CPL Aromas has signed an agreement to purchase the fragrance business of Aromatic Flavours and Fragrances, AFF, along with the export fragrance business managed by the UK division.
We are working with CAFOD and their partners in Cambodia towards Community Development for indigenous people. We are pleased to report that our support is enabling local organisation - 'Development and Partnership in Action' to improve the lives of over 5,260 indigenous people living in 18 villages across Mondulkiri and Ratanakiri Provinces.
Now the four week circus of shows is over, many trends have started to circulate and many thoughts and ideas have been thrown around. Here is one trend which especially applies to fragrance and fashion in today’s problematic economy. The rise of the small, the rise of the individual, the rise of the limited edition, the rise of products with integrity, the rise of local, the rise of the special and the rise of craft.
From the dramatic and moody Ultra Violet to the energetic and softer Living Coral, the announcement from the Pantone Colour Institute comes at a great time to project some positivity.
CPL Aromas’ team of worldwide perfumers gathered in Sicily, Italy from October 15th – 18th to attend the latest biennial Perfumers Conference. The four-day event provided a great forum for all perfumers and technical team members to share information, discuss industry trends and inspire creativity.
CPL Aromas France has for the second successive year, hosted an olfactory workshop which this year was themed ‘SYN’.
The world’s leading ‘fragrance-only’ fragrance house, CPL Aromas, has appointed Alexandra Kosinski as a senior, creative perfumer. She joins the Group’s UK team, based at the company’s Hertfordshire Creative centre.
The worlds leading “fragrance only” fragrance house is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Holly Cardinali as Business Development Manager for its USA division.
CPL Aromas Forms A New Team to Sniff Out the Best Oils CPL Aromas, the largest ‘fragrance-only’ fragrance house in the world has created an internal group of specialists to sniff out the best essential oils around the world. The scheme ensures not only quality but authenticity, consistency, traceability and sustainability when sourcing materials. The first challenges for the newly formed 'Specialist Naturals Team' took the team of 8 people to Bulgaria and then to Turkey for the 2018 Rose Oil harvests. The team comprises people from the Group’s Purchasing, Perfumery, Analytical, Quality Control, Formulation Management andRegulatory departments.
CPL Aromas has appointed Khurram Khan as its Dubai Sales Director. Khurram Khan joined CPL Aromas one year ago and has gained valuable experience of the business in several key markets which includes Africa, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka where he became CPL’s Regional Sales Manager.
CPL Aromas is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Heron as its first Head of Sustainability. This new appointment has been made to help ensure CPL’s commitment to provide a sustainable future within the fragrance industry. CPL believes that sustainability is about meeting the needs of the present without compromising future generations by providing a balance between the interests of the environment, society and economy.
Nick is a world-class raw materials buyer and is respected throughout the industry for his knowledge and tough yet fair negotiating. Nick embodies all our values so well, and he continues to develop within CPL Aromas – now as the youngest member of our Global Operating Board. Nick celebrates his 20th Anniversary at CPL Aromas and we asked him to share with us some insights into his profession.
CPL Aromas' new approach to sustainable sandalwood featured in this April's Issue of Chemicals Knowledge Hub
CPL UK staff members Pascale Cumming-Benson and Aitana López de Carrión have assisted in creating one of the 21 experiments that will explore how our olfactory experience is also in fact produced, shaped and understood by our other senses – in particular, touch.
CPL Aromas, the world’s leading fragrance-only fragrance house, is known for embracing environmental sustainability programmes in running its business and sourcing fragrance materials. Now, its major manufacturing facility in Dubai is to create a private solar power plant that will offset 326,041kg of carbon dioxide annually.
CPL Aromas Dubai was titled Exporter of the Month by The Dubai Chamber for the month of June 2017 under the category: “Company with the highest number of markets exported to."
The Perfume Society visited our state-of-the-art R&D centre in Northampton, UK, to find out how we develop the scents that make up the smell of your home.
CPL UK Senior Perfumer Tim Gage will speak at an event hosted at the British Library in London on the 27th March 2018.
We exhibited Making Cosmetics Milan to present our unique scent technologies
CPL’s Fine Fragrance developer Aitana López de Carrión led a project and olfactory training workshop with IED, Spain’s top design school located in Madrid.
CPL attends Atkinsons Flagship store opening event at the Burlington Arcade, London
CPL Aromas showcases three of its leading-edge technologies: AromaGuard, Aromacore and Ecoboost in Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW).
CPL supported this year's Fashion Business Summit at London College of Fashion, with Creative Director and Perfumer Angela Staverevska taking part in a talk, 'the Smell of Success'.
Tony Glenville is Consultant Creative Director at London College of Fashion (LCF), University of the Arts London. He is also Couture Editor for Luxure magazine. In his new role, he will publish regular online articles written for CPL Aromas’ website.
A new website for the College of Fragrance for the Visually Impaired (COFVI)
£2M Investment in R&D Centres for the world’s leading ‘Fragrance-Only’ Fragrance House
CPL Aromas' new look at Beauty World Middle East Dubai 2017
ParfumPlus in conversation with Francis Pickthall, Director, CPL Aromas, where he talks about CPL's future vision and achievements to be unlocked
The CPL Aromas facility based in Jebel Ali Dubai has been recommended for ISO 9001 registration following a successful audit by inspectors.
International Fragrance House CPL Aromas is pleased to announce the appointment of Eigenmann & Veronelli as its exclusive distributor for fragrances in the Italian market.
CPL Aromas is pleased to announce the appointment of Inovia international as its new partner to distribute fragrances to the UK and Ireland.
CPL Aromas have been sponsoring the London College of Fashion’s Cosmetic Science degree course for the past 15 years and in celebration we have sponsored the college’s new pop up interactive exhibition in Soho, London from 12th to 15th October 2016 – LCF Formulates.
CPL Aromas, which has its headquarters in the UK, has carefully planned its Brexit strategy to mitigate supply issues come the end of October.