The International Federation Of Essential Oils and Aroma Trades (IFEAT)
The International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma Trades – is a trade association founded in 1977. It represents the interests of companies involved in the production, processing, trading and manufacturing of the many thousands of ingredients used in flavours, fragrances and aromatherapy. Recent decades have witnessed rapid growth in these sectors and worldwide every country and almost every individual uses some of these ingredients. These sectors have vast turnovers, employ millions of people, and involve enterprises ranging from small family operations through to large multinationals, involved in essential oil production, aroma chemical manufacture, flavour and fragrance compounding, trading and consumer product manufacturing.