What Role Can Fragrances Play in Sustainability?

Fiona Mischel
Published -
September 1, 2021

Jasmine, musk, powder fresh; all our favorite fragrances typically come from petrochemicals. These scents are everywhere in daily life, from soaps and detergents to air fresheners, makeup, varnishes, the list is almost endless.

As we strive to make our everyday products sustainable, what do we do about our favorite scents? A joint team from biology companies Conagen and Sensegen is making sustainable fragrances with microbes.

How are these fragrance molecules made? How are scents designed by perfumers? Can biomanufactured perfumes aid animal welfare? Tune in to get all your questions answered!