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Ian Southwell, Australia


Ian Southwell is, at present, Adjunct Professor at Southern Cross University, Plant Science, in Lismore, on the east coast of Australia. He has spent his 50 year career researching the plant chemistry of Australian essential oil bearing species especially especially Eucalyptus, Melaleuca (Tea Tree) and sources of novel and lessor known native species.

Ian has also collaborated with industry as: Secretary, EOPAA (Essential Oil Producers Association of Australia); Chair,Standards Australia’s Essential Oil Committee and delegate to ISO TC54 Meetings; Editorial Board member, Journal of Essential Oil Research and in numerous other roles relating to plant chemistry.


Australian Essential Oils


Australia, the traditional home of Eucalyptus and Melaleuca (Tea Tree) oils), also produces smaller quantities of lesser-known oils both experimentally and commercially. This presentation will discuss the growing habits of these species, the chemistry of their essential oils and their possible uses as flavours, fragrances and medicinal/aromatherapy  oils. Species including Kunzea ambigua, Melaleuca teretifolia, Callitris glaucophylla, Tasmannia lanceolata, Eremophila mitchellii, Prostanthera melissifolia, Calytrix extipulata and Boronia megastigma will be highlighted.


Makhosazana Mayekiso, South Africa


Makhosazana Mayekiso is Cosmetics Assistant Director at National Department of Trade and Industry, Pretoria, South Africa, under the Industrial Development Division, responsible for Policy Making. Prior to joining the Cosmetics Directorate, she working for the Chemicals Directorate and also worked for the National Institute for Economic Development (NIEP).   

She is also working with different industry associations, Cosmetics Toiletry Fragrance Association (CTFA), South African Essential Oils Producers Association (SAEOPA), and Cosmetics Export Council of South Africa (CECOSA), SEDA Essential Oils Business Incubation (SEOBI) , also a member of different committees such as Bioprospecting Advisory Committee, Bio Products Advancement Network South Africa (BioPANZA).


South African Essential Oils/ Natural Ingredients Industry Overview and Trade Markets

Natural ingredients sectors hold great potential for South Africa. Global cosmetics, health and food markets are growing, in particular for natural products. Consumers in the globe, view natural products as safer and healthier alternatives to synthetic ones and manufacturers respond by developing natural products, or including natural ingredients in their formulations.  Moreover, to innovate and differentiate themselves manufacturers have a strong interest in specialty and innovative ingredients. These can be based on an unknown species, but also ingredients that are certified, or come with a story highlighting community benefits.


International buyers agree that South African companies can supply a broad range of value-added and innovative ingredients. The country is a hotspot in terms of biodiversity, linked to a wealth of traditional knowledge on how plants can be grown, harvested and used. Furthermore, South Africa’s climatic zones allow it to cultivate a large variety of raw materials to produce natural ingredients. Moreover, with R&D, financial and human resources standing out in the region, South African producers can innovate, pilot and scale more effectively than regional competitors.


Ramakant Harlalka, India


Heis a partner in Nishant Aromas (Mumbai), Managing Director of Sankhubaba International (Haridwar) & CG Herbals (Raipur). He graduated in chemical engineering from UDCT (Mumbai) in 1981 & started his essential oil venture in Goa in 1983. He represented India on several ISO panels as a nominee of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), on which he is a committee member. Other positions include, executive committee member of the EOAI and FAFAI and Chairman of Technical Committee & Honourable Editor FAFAI (Fragrance and Flavor Association of India) for 2 years. He has been a consultant to the Government of India and UNIDO; a member of the Research Council for CIMAP; on the Governing Council of FFDC (Kannauj) and NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development); the Research Council at the Centre of Aromatic Plants, Selaqui, Uttaranchal Government; Indian Pharmacopeia Commission from 2008 & Biotechnology Mission of India. He is member of the Aroma Mission of the Ministry of Science & Technology where 5 CSIR labs are participating members as well as a member of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on the F&F Industry in India, under the Technology Centre Systems Programme (TCSP) of the Ministry of Commerce.

Jasmine in India


Jasmine word is derived from the Arabic word “Yasmin”,which means fragrant flower. This tropical and subtropical flower is native to Asia. It has white or yellow star-shaped flowers that grows on vines or as shrubbery.

In India two varieties of jasmine, Jasmine grandiflorum which blooms at dawn and Jasmine sambac which blooms in the morning are mainly cultivated in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Western Ghats and southern India.  Madurai, a city in Tamil Nadu, is famous for its jasmine production. The flowering process in jasmine is highly seasonal and influenced by several factors like environment, pruning, nutrition, growth regulating hormones etc. The peak flowering season is from March-June, during these season flower production is high & cost of flower is low.

The Jasmine plant is related to Lord Shiva & Lord Vishnu so it holds great significance in Indian culture. Jasmine is cultivated commercially for domestic and industrial uses such as perfume industry. Fresh flowers of jasmine are stringed together to make garlands which are used in rituals like marriages, religious ceremonies and festival. Indian Women wear this flowers in their hair for beautification. Some communities even use this flowers to cover the face of the bridegroom.


Dong Qian, Janine, BASF


She leads sales for BASF Aroma Ingredients in Greater China and has held the role from April 2017. Since joining BASF in 2007, Janine has held various portfolios across different divisions in the organization – from technical consulting for sustainability, sales and product management in China, regional marketing in Asia Pacific, to global roles in strategy. Ms Dong holds both a Master and Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.  


Aroma Ingredients - Combining Science with Passion


Market research shows that the overall fragrance and flavor market is expected to grow, with the high aroma ingredients demand driven mainly by growth in home care, personal care and flavors. In this context, the growing global population and needs of scents are significant factors for its market growth. How does BASF perceive these market trends and the outlook of the aroma industry? Learn about BASF’s comprehensive product portfolio, solutions and innovation in aroma ingredients.


Zheng Shuang, IFF


A senior market expert in the fragrance industry. With 17 years of industry background working in domestic and international market. Ms. Zheng has been a global marketing manager for 3 years and a marketing manager for the Asia Pacific region for 7 years, mainly responsible for market and consumer trends in the fragrance industry and providing innovative consulting services for cross-regional and strategic power brands.


The Art of Harmony with Nature -- Green Fragrance Innovation


Harmony-with-nature is the philosophy of life of the Chinese. When green & sustainable development becomes a general consensus globally, the consumption attitude of Chinese consumers is also evolving. IFF's diversified green fragrance technology supports the diverse needs of products. From the natural essence of the fragrance, production footprint, social and environmental impacts, to consumer’s sensation, with technical and artistic design, our green technology boosts a higher standard green value to the brands.


Michael Feng, DH F&F


He is the second generation from a family of perfumer. He studied perfumery at ISIPCA before inheriting his family business.

He believes the power of scent is not just about triggering memories; but most importantly, it can embrace unlimited imagination. 

Michael now works as the CEO of Tianjin Double Horse Fragrances & Flavours Inc.


Upgrading Consumption and Scent Innovation

China now is experiencing profound changes with the economic driving forces, and how DHFF is to change accordingly to find the new and sustainable growth momentum has become the critical issue for the decision-making superiors. We positively know that we can find the answer from the vast and energetic Chinese consumer market and the profound and unique Chinese cultural traditions.

Our creations of flavors are rooted in the Chinese traditional culture and our deep insights into the behaviors and thoughts of the consumers. No matter you are the traditional daily chemical manufactures who are seeking for upgrade of products and brands, or the transboundary customers who hope to add smelling experience to the products or services, we are here ready to provide you the innovative flavor solutions.


Ding Zhengyu, Shanghai Zhengyun


Graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, majoring in computer science and technology,bachelor's degree. At the end of 2003, he established Shanghai Zhengyun Industrial Co.,Ltd., engaged in the import and export trade of natural essential oil, vegetable oil and hysrosol Over the past 15 years, he has personally visited more than 40 countries including Spain, France, Italy, Australia, Madagascar, India and Indonesia to visit and study the planting and extraction of raw materials for planting of origin resource, selected high-quality raw materials globally. My footprints have covered five continents in the world.



Frankincense and Myrrh and Other Essential Oils of Mediterranean Coast


Mediterranean,which is in the middle of  Asia, Europe and Africa continents, there is a water like a sink of the sea, Some people nicknamed it as"the foot basin fogotten by the God.". The Silk Road opened up channels of communication between East and West,what they bought from China is mainly color satin, satin, embroidery, gold brocade, silk, tea, porcelain, medicinal materials and other commodities.

Frankincense and myrrh and other precious natural fragrances were among the tributes brought by these merchants to the western regions of ancient China. And Now these materials are extracted into essential oils, making them easier to store,transport and repackage,and our annual intensive trips around the world will reveal more of their mystery and more of their beauty to the world.

Wang Zibo, Cassino


born in 1988, obtains a master’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology program from Tianjin University of Science and Technology. I used to work in Danna (Tianjin) biotechnology Co. Ltd., Huirui pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. , Dean medical inspection center and other enterprises. I am responsible for the research and development, market research and promotion, technical support and other work of relevant medicine, medical devices, testing services and other product projects. I am the assistant of general manager and the technical department manager in Tianjin Zhong Ao Cassino bio-technology Co. Ltd. My main responsibilities include the research and development, technical promotion and marketing of Australian tea tree products. I have considerable experience and unique ideas in the practical application of tea tree products in different fields, as well as will to share experience with the industry experts and colleagues, to create a new situation of tea tree industry together.


Functions and Applications of Australian Tea Products


On the vast land of Australia, there is a plant extract that deserves our special attention —Australian tea tree essential oil. The Australian tea tree, also known as the melaleuca alternifolia, belongs to the myrtle family and genus melaleuca. It has nothing to do with Chinese tea trees, camellia and tea seed oil. Australian tea tree essential oil is a pure natural plant extract with functions of sterilization, disinfection, odor elimination, insect repellent, antisepsis and refreshing. For example, Australian tea tree essential oil has a bactericidal capacity 11-13 times that of phenol and generally considered to be the strong natural antimicrobial agent so far. Adhering to the concept that resources make green industry and science and technology create healthy life, Cassino Company is committed to building a bridge of native resources with Chinese and Australian characteristics. It has developed some patented products such as Australian tea tree natural disinfectant, Australian tea tree oil feed additive, Australian tea tree functional daily health products, etc. Our company provides natural plant source, green, healthy, nuisanceless Australian tea tree products with sterilization, disinfection, antibacterial, antibacterial and antiseptic effects.


Huang Yunxue, Tianjin Port


Huang Yunxue is an expert on Safety Production, Tianjin Transportation Commission, a member of Experts Committee, expert on Safety Production, Tianjin Port Group and process administrator of dangerous cargo, Tianjin Port Holdings Co., Ltd.


Huang Yunxue has been engaged in the operation and management of dangerous goods containers in ports for more than 30 years. He has participated in the compilation of standards issued by the Ministry such as the Transport Rules of Dangerous Goods by Waterway. He has strong theoretical and practical experience, and has in-depth research and practice on the management of dangerous goods containers in various links of port logistics.


Huang Yunxue is mainly responsible for the Dangerous Goods Management of Tianjin Port Group, and assists the Tianjin Transportation Commission in training dangerous cargo personnel and improving the Dangerous Goods Management Information System of Tianjin Port. He also participated in the construction of the National Examination Question Bank for the safety management personnel and handling managers of dangerous chemicals in ports of the Ministry of Transport (participated in the Examination Questions and Review).



Introduction to Operation Practice of Dangerous Goods Containers in Port


This speech is mainly divided into three parts: First, it introduces the general situation of Tianjin Port Group, focusing on the basic situation of six container terminal companies and Zhonghua Dangerous Goods Logistics Co., Ltd. in Tianjin Port; Second, the analysis of dangerous goods container operation practice in the port, including the relevant laws and regulations applicable to dangerous goods container operation, international maritime dangerous goods code (IMDG Code), port dangerous goods container business process and related documents application, etc; the third is to explain in detail the current situation and future development trend of dangerous cargo container operation in Tianjin port, focusing on detailed analysis of the risk control of flavors and fragrances in the handling, transportation and operation of Tianjin port, so as to promote the continuous growth of flavour and fragrance transportation.


Huang Chunyan, Tianjin Commerce Bureau


Huang Chunyan holds a master's degree in law. She is currently a Party member and deputy director of Tianjin Commerce Bureau and is in charge of the Law and Regulations Office, the Foreign Trade Operating Office, the Foreign Trade Development Office, the Mechanical and Electrical Technology Industry Office and the Conference and Exhibition Economic Office.


Further Opening up of Tianjin to Create a New Highland of Port Business

 Environment Tianjin is one of the four municipalities directly under the Central Government of China. It is also the earliest coastal city open to the outside world in modern China. It has the largest comprehensive port in the north and the first free trade pilot area in the north. In recent years, Tianjin Municipal Committee and Municipal Government have implemented the coordinated development strategy of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, and continuously promoted the construction of National Advanced Manufacturing and R&D Bases, Core Areas of International Shipping in The North, Demonstration Areas of Financial Innovation and Operation, and Pioneer Areas of Reform and Opening-Up. We have made great efforts to promote high-level opening-up and have deepened market-oriented reform, firmly establishing the concept of "Industry First, Entrepreneur First", to sincerely solve problems for enterprises. We will give full play to the advantages of Tianjin Port, further expand the opening up, create an international and convenient business environment under the rule of law, and achieve leapfrog development in the open competition.