To celebrate Earth Day this year, we thought we'd showcase how we source some of our most popular natural raw materials. Partnering with Firmenich, a local fine fragrance supplier in NYC, Olfactory NYC is committed to sustainable sourcing. We also utilize special designed molecules where sourcing of natural ingredients cannot be done in a sustainable or vegan-friendly way (like musk!). Take a look at the sourcing of seven of our natural oils below.
The patchouli used in our fragrances is sourced in Indonesia as part of a sustainable supply chain. Indonesia's farmers receive agricultural training and a fair price mechanism that guarantees their ability to continue to grow and profit from patchouli.
Our musk is a specially designed, vegan molecule. As natural musk is traditionally sourced from an animal (the musk deer), its collection often involves unnecessary animal cruelty and intervention. We opted for a more ethical, sustainable, and renewable musk variety.
The production of our jasmine oil is cultivated through a partnership with 800+ local farmers growing jasmine in Tamil Nadu, India. Through this collaboration, the farmers are ensured improved standards of living.
4. Madagascar Vanilla
Our natural vanilla is sourced from local small-hold farmers in Madagascar. Our partners work with thousands of farmers in 40 villages, supporting their livelihoods and traditional methods by maintaining a traceable value chain.
Learn more about our Madagascar Vanilla.
Find vanilla in Riley and Hunter.
5. Violet Leaf
Find violet leaf in Cam.
Our natural vetiver is cultivated through a partnership with Agri-Supply Co. in Debouchette, Haiti. Haiti's farmers use their polished methods to grow vetiver, while also being offered educational and medical facilities for their personal use.
Learn more about our vetiver.
Find vetiver in Max.
One of the most coveted natural raw materials, our rose oil is sourced from France, where local farmers are keeping the methods of traditional and sustainable rose cultivation alive.
Learn more about our rose sourcing.
Find rose in Ryan.