The company is guided by the passion for fragrances, ambitious challenges and projects, and by the entrepreneurial spirit it has had since its foundation in 1990
World and society evolve, so do companies. When the goal is to keep capturing sensations around the world through fragrances, the means to achieve it must adapt to the evolution of culture, taste and society needs. How does Eurofragance manage to capture sensations through its fragrances? Thanks to its values, thanks to its essence.
Eurofragance essence has always consisted of People, Passion and Creativity. Our People is the main ingredient for our success, the Passion for fragrance world is the secret to keep up with the good work, and the Creativity boosted among Eurofragancers the reason to come up with innovative and unique solutions for every customer within the Fine Fragrance, the Personal Care and the Home Care segments.
Eurofragance New Values: Passion, Performance & Entrepreneurship
Aiming to maintain our global leadership in the fragrance creation market, we have taken People, Passion and Creativity to the next level. Eurofragance evolved values are Passion, Performance and Entrepreneurship. We are guided by the Passion for fragrances, we are motivated by ambitious challenges and growth projects (Performance), and we are illuminated by the flame of the entrepreneurial spirit (Entrepreneurship) that started the very first day of our foundation in 1990.
- Passion means to us the love for fragrance world, for our daily job and for Eurofragance. None of our successes would have been possible without the passion that we add to every project, to every new fragrance.
- Performance is key to us. Our fragrances must be those preferred by our clients´ customers. Therefore, our activities and efforts are clearly oriented to deliver targets, over time.
- Entrepreneurship is part of Eurofragance. Our company is “the dream of an adventurous entrepreneur who has succeeded in seducing the world market with his fragrances”. In 1990, a young entrepreneur called Santiago Sabatés, now Chairman of Eurofragance, embarked on an adventure in the fragrance world which led to the growth of an international company with a presence in several continents: Europe, Asia, America and Africa. This entrepreneurial spirit has taken us this far because we take risks and never give up.
These three ingredients of Eurofragance essence are meant to achieve the company´s mission: design the best fragrances in partnership with its clients in order to make their products those preferred by consumers.
Keep your senses wide awake, Eurofragance keeps capturing sensations to deliver unique fragrances that you will find in different products such as perfumes, body lotions, soaps, air fresheners or candles, to name some.
We are PASSION, PERFORMANCE & ENTREPRENEURSHIP.
Eurofragance, where designing and producing fragrances become a sustainable art
Global warming, polluted air, contaminated water are some marks of human life on Earth. While we are writing this, The Independent just posted an article called Global warming didn’t pause, and is carrying on at catastrophic levels, scientists warn. It is, therefore, critical that us, human beings, start doing something about it.
At Eurofragance, we have always been environmentally responsible because nature is life, nature is the origin of our work, of raw materials, of fragrances. In order to perform our job with no harm for the environment, our company holds certifications such as ISO 14001, which shows that we work to reduce our environmental impact and be efficient while taking care of nature. We are committed to the environment and sustainability and so are our employees.
Over all these years, since company was launched 26 years ago, we have implemented different actions to help against global warming and ensure a sustainable fragrance design and production. Eurofragance complies with regulations such as the REACH Regulation that regulates the registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemical substances and preparations to ensure a high level of protection of human health and the environment.
We also take part of sustainable initiatives. In fact, we recently we were part of an initiative that has beem acknowledged by CNN. We joined forces with Educo and Eco-Soap Bank to carry out a charitable, sustainable project to encourage hygiene in Cambodian schools. Through this initiative -in which Markus Steger, General Manager of Eurofragance Asia Pacific, was involved- a total of 11,840 bars of soap were given out in 99 primary and pre-school schools, with an impact on around 20,000 children.
The project aimed to teach kids about hygiene and to encourage healthy habits to avoid health problems. Furthermore, the bars of soap were recycled and have been sterilised to contribute to the sustainable development of the planet.
Eurofragance is on nature´s side. Our company works every day to design and produce responsible fragrances, fragrances for perfumery, body care and home care products that Capture Sensations. We love what we do, so we made of our job a sustainable art.
Know all the secrets of this curious veggie
Each season comes with new scents to our homes. New ingredients appear in the fragrance world, new raw materials that become in style, new accords that surprise our senses. This autumn, Whole Foods Market has released its top food trends for 2018 with two of them influencing strongly the art of perfumery. The first one, floral inspiration is finally in full bloom: edible petals go mainstream. The second one, root-to-stem cooking, which makes use of the entire fruit or vegetable, including the stems or leaves that are less commonly eaten. We have selected rhubarb as accord of the season, which gathers both trends: a floral hint and stem and leaves accords. Rhubarb is the olfactory note you need to smell.
What is rhubarb?
Rhubarb is a type of plant with large leaves and long fleshy edible stalks with a deep red colour and small flowers. Despite not being a fruit, but a vegetable, it is commonly used in kitchen as if it was and used to make pies and other desserts. Rhubarb has a very intense tart flavour, and sugar is needed to offset this tartness. Sweet strawberries are often combined with rhubarb to balance its flavour, although apples, figs, pear and raspberries can also complement rhubarb´s taste. Besides, there are some spices that go well with rhubarb such as ginger, cinnamon or nutmeg.
Where is it grown?
Rhubarb is a very easy plant to grow and that is why it is grown widely. In mild climates, rhubarb is one of the first food plants harvested, usually in mid- to late spring (April/May in North Hemisphere, October/November in South Hemisphere). This plant flourishes in areas of direct sunlight but it is also grown with greenhouse production, hence it is available throughout much of the year.
How is it used in perfumery?
What about rhubarb used to create fragrances? Rhubarb isn’t a raw material itself, we cannot get any essence from this plant. However, it is used by perfumers as a source of inspiration. When we see accords of rhubarb in perfumery is thanks to the mastery of perfumers. They blend different ingredients in order to create captivating scents.
The rhubarb accord varies frequently because is not only made from one note, as we just said, but a concoction of different ones: citrus, fruity, floral and vegetal notes. The result: fresh, sweet, sour and fruity fragrances that Capture Sensations. Rhubarb fragrances bring fresh air to personal care products, adding sophistication and elegance to our daily routines.
Autumn, you smell so good!
How multiculturalism makes our company a better place
You already know the heart of Eurofragance. We have also talked about our amazing “perfume makers”. Some of our fragrances collections have been presented on this blog as well (Scentsoo, REMEMORIES, …). Time now for Eurofragance´s main raw material: PEOPLE.
Our team consists of more than 250 employees from over 20 countries in the world. They come from different backgrounds, cultures, specialities. However, they all are equally important for our main goal: Capturing Sensations through our fragrances.
Being an international company with family roots has allowed us to have a global perspective without missing the importance of local point of view. The cultural diversity in our workforce helps us enrich our knowledge, our vision and, of course, it is conveyed into fragrances that cater to a wide type of markets and publics.
Diversity is one of our best assets. We promote multiculturalism and having a multicultural team makes our daily routine enriching. We exchange experiences and knowledge with our colleagues and this allows all of us to grow not only individually, but also as a team. Apart from our day to day routine, which includes interesting activities such as the contest “Fragrance of the day”, we also organize some teambuilding activities (sport competitions, gymkhanas and outdoor activities).
People are the backbone of Eurofragance´s values so we also believe that developing their talent and promoting leadership and management skills are critical to achieving company´s and employee´s goals. Our Eurofragancers can achieve their maximum potential by permanently learning, focusing on their talents and enjoying what they do.
Only a happy team can work with passion and be creative. So, one of our aims is to get a work environment where our team can develop their skills, state their ideas, be innovative, dare, etc. To Capture Sensations, we must feel them before.
We are our PEOPLE. We are PEOPLE, PASSION & CREATIVITY.
“We firmly believe in the value of people and their capacity to take decisions as an instrument to make the company better every day”.
Santiago Sabatés , CEO.
Did you know that women represent the 56% of Eurofragance´s workforce?
We believe in equality. We work to establish a real equality. This is the reason why Eurofragance employs a total of 143 women out of its 254 employees. Women represent the 56% of Eurofragance´s workforce.
From the very beginning, since the company was created, we never had a doubt that this would be a company where men and women have the same rights and opportunities.
In order to achieve equality, we also apply measures that guarantee the same salary and the same work conditions for both women and men who are on the same role. We all at Eurofragance are different but we all are treated equally.
Some other measures we apply to all our employees are flexible timesheet, health assistance and health insurance. These procedures help employees to have quality of life and to adapt their work times to their personal life.
We are People, Passion and Creativity and only in a flexible and enjoyable working environment we can be passionate and creative.
Furthermore, we also work for equality outside our walls, collaborating with projects like Educo´s one. Educo is a global development NGO that acts in favour of children by defending their rights, especially the right to a quality education.
Eurofragance, specifically, helps Educo on the SHE grants program. These grants cover girls’ schooling costs for the first year of secondary school. Equality starts since we are born, by having the same opportunities, boys and girls.
Finally, we don´t want to finish this article without a big thanks to all the amazing women who work at Eurofragance. Thanks for your work, your ideas, your passion and your trust in this amazing project: Capturing Sensations all around the world to create captivating fragrances.
Happy International Women´s Day!