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Tonka Bean (Dipteryx odorata)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dipteryx_odorata Native to Latin America, where they are mostly grown by rural households, Tonka beans have a magical vanilla-like, caramelized biscuit scent, prized in perfumery and gastronomy. They add an exquisite, unmistakable touch bringing new depths to a composition. Originaire d'Amérique latine, où elles sont cultivées principalement par les ménages ruraux, les fèves Tonka ont [...]

2020-02-09T20:50:19+01:00By |

Palo Verde/Palo Brea/Incenso (Parkinsonia Praecox)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkinsonia Palo Verde is a tree from tropical America, particularly the Sonora Desert. Yellow fragrant flowers appear in early spring. Its gum also called Goma Brea has seen recent research demonstrating the same usage as for Arabic gum (from the acacia). It is therefore accepted as a food additive in Argentina. The gum present a sticky [...]

2020-02-09T19:37:04+01:00By |

Sapote (Pouteria sapota)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pouteria_sapota Sapote is an edible fruit indigenous to Central America and the Carribean with delicious oil bearing a distinctive aroma of bitter almonds with a tropical twist. It is mostly used as a costly ingredient in hair care and yet unknown in perfumery, therefore NadiaZ have developed ways to capture it subtle gourmand scent.

2017-06-03T06:21:33+01:00By |

Candelilla wax (Euphorbia cerifera)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euphorbia_antisyphilitica Candelilla wax is a wax derived from the leaves of the small Candelilla shrub native to northern Mexico and the southwestern United States, Euphorbia cerifera. It is used to harden a cosmetic preparations as its boiling point is around 70°C. As a food additive, it has the E number E 902 and is used as a glazing [...]

2017-06-02T22:42:14+01:00By |