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MARKET REPORT-SPRING 2020March 18, 2020

Over 100 products from more than 20 countries analysed and reported on, many with in-depth analysis. The report is also packed with additional articles related to The Rising Naturals in Australia, The exciting Study Tour of Sulawesi conducted by Van Aroma, An Elementary section on Lemon Scented Tea Tree Oil and The many facets of Vegetable Oils. Stay tuned for our next edition which will ...

Clove OilIndonesiaEugenia caryophyllata

Clove Oil
The crude oil extracted from the leaves, bud and stem of this plant from the Myrtaceae family is steam distilled at the farms and further processed at our facilities to produce various grades of clove oil and its derivatives. Clove trees are indigenous to Indonesia. Indonesia is also the largest consumer of clove bud, which is primarily used in the kretek cigarette industry. Due to this ...

Nutmeg OilIndonesiaMyristica fragrans Houtt.

Nutmeg Oil
The nutmeg tree, Myristica fragrans is indigenous to the Moluccas, Indonesia. The fruit contains a nut, which is covered by a hard shell. A red coloured webbing (known as mace) covers the shell. Once ripe the fruit will open revealing the mace and will fall to the ground to be collected or it can be picked just before falling. The mace will be carefully removed leaving the nutmeg (nut) ...

Market Report Autumn 2020September 28, 2020

COME SEPTEMBER! We are pleased to present the latest Autumn edition of the Ultra Market Report. Over 98 products from more than 25 countries analysed with in- depth analysis included for many products. This is a very special report as it highlights the experiences of key members of the Ultra Group who have contributed significantly to who we are today. We hope you enjoy the crisp hues of ...

Indonesian Updates May 2016May 20, 2016

It’s all go go go in Indonesia at the minute. Thankfully the main exported products in Clove, Patchouli and Citronella are all stable which is great for the market! Unfortunately the same can’t be said for some other items like Nutmeg, Cananga and Vetiver so we’re bringing you this brief update to keep you informed!...

Indonesia – El Niño & CurrencyOctober 23, 2015

the prolonged dry period we feared takes its toll. Patchouli biomass and yields are down over 40% bringing an abrupt end a to a good period of stability. Local prices have suddenly increased and coupled with the appreciating Indonesian Rupiah, export prices have jumped. This scenario is unlikely to improve quickly with weather forecasters ...

Market Report – Spring 2021April 20, 2021

Joys of Spring! Over 110 products from 25 countries analysed and reported on many with in-depth analysis. The report is also packed with additional articles : Bringing the Industry Together IFEAT’s First Virtual Conference 19th – 21st January 2021; Oils That Speak My Special Language Fragrances That Fill My Heart; A Deep Dive into the World of Citrus Oils IFEAT Presentation by ...

Vanilla Markets 2014/15January 22, 2015

Vanilla is produced in Madagascar, Indonesia and various South Pacific islands and it is a vital ingredient in many flavours and fragrances, particularly in the beverage industry. Although overshadowed in volume by synthetic alternatives it still remains an important ingredient in today’s markets. Madagascar and

Cananga OilIndonesiaCananga odorata

Cananga Oil
Cananga oil is derived from the flowers of the cananga tree, which is native to parts of Asia, including Indonesia. It’s a member of the Custard Apple family, Annonaceae. Generally, most of the members of this plant family grow up to an average height of 12 metres. The flower is drooping, long-stalked, with six narrow, greenish-yellow petals and yields the highly fragrant essential ...