Givaudan: An Odyssey of Flavours and Fragrances



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For 250 years, Givaudan has created perfumes and flavors of the highest quality, innovating and inspiring trends in scent and taste. Dior, Saint Laurent, and Prada turned to Givaudan to create J’adore, Opium, Infusion d’iris, and more. Here, sci­entists, philosophers, and historians explore the his­tory and science of perfumes and flavors. Stunning photo-essays reveal the beauty of harvests around the world – the sources of Givaudan’s creations. The book reveals the ways in which tastes and scents engage the senses and enhance life.

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Weight 1798 g
Dimensions 25.3 x 32 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 May 2016
Number of pages 232
Format Hardback
Contributors Contributions by Annick Le Guérer, Caroline Champion, Brigitte Proust, and Sean James Rose
Dimensions 25.3 x 32 cm
Weight 1798 g


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Annick Le Gu\u00e9rer is the author of Scent: The Mysterious and Essential Powers of Smell.

Brigitte Proust is the author of books on the chemistry of perfume.

Caroline Champion has developed new theories on the idea of taste.

Sean James Rose is a French journalist.

Percy Kemp's books include The Boone System.