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Mimosa, French perfume-makers' secret ingredient

Like miniature pompoms bursting with colour and fragrance, mimosa flowers turn the hills around France's perfume capital, Grasse, a golden yellow for a couple of fleeting weeks each year.

Mimosa, French perfume-makers' secret ingredient
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'Noses' hone senses at Paris perfume school

Bent over strips of blotting paper, senses primed and notebooks in hand: this is how generations of "noses" have honed their art at the world-famous Givaudan perfumery school near Paris.

'Noses' hone senses at Paris perfume school

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