Olaf Larsen is recognized for his contribution to Middle Eastern perfumery
Olaf Larsen, Senior Perfumer at Eurofragance, has walked away with the coveted “Perfumer of the Year” recognition in the second edition of the Beautyworld Middle East Awards held during the Beautyworld Middle East, the region’s largest international beauty and wellness trade fair, taking place between October 5th-7th at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The “Perfumer of the Year” award rewards the best Perfumer who contributed to the launch of a new fragrance in the Middle East between October 2019 and October 2021.
Speaking about the award, Larsen, whose career as a Perfumer spans more than two decades, said: “I am absolutely delighted to have won this award, which is down to sheer hard work and heartfelt passion.”
During his career, Larsen has worked on both global and local projects, but the past years have seen him specializing in oriental perfumery and creating fragrances that are sought after by consumers in the Middle East and beyond.
Eurofragance, a multinational fragrance house launched in 1990 in Barcelona, submitted a total of six fragrances to the organizer of the Beautyworld Middle East Awards 2021 “Perfumer of the Year” contest.
Eurofragance manufactures and markets the highest quality fragrances for worldwide brands in fine perfumery, home, personal and air care. The company is a privately held B2B enterprise founded on family values in Barcelona in 1990 and currently counts nearly 400 employees.
Driven by a passion for perfume and the entrepreneurial spirit of its founders, Eurofragance first grew in Europe and the Middle East, before taking on the Far East and the Americas. The midsize company is now represented on five continents; runs its own plants in Spain, Singapore and Mexico; and works with manufacturing partners in the United States, China and India.
Eurofragance’s international network of Creative Centers and outstanding manufacturing capabilities enable it to create and deliver fragrances around the world. Over the years, Eurofragance has cultivated lasting relationship and has grown hand in hand with its partners.
Eurofragance is wholeheartedly invested in addressing sustainability issues and its decision-making process is built around strategic initiatives supporting this cause. The company spearheads activities around four major axes: safety, biodiversity, community and resources.