Fragrance

E-tongue technology is widely used for flavour analysis in food science but remains very uncommon in perfumes, despite plenty of promise (Getty Images)

Special Edition: Fragrance Trends

A 'powerful' tool: Scientists develop e-tongue for perfume analysis

By Kacey Culliney

A team of scientists has developed an electronic ‘tongue’ device that can assess and classify perfume aroma components, presenting a practical, cost-effective and green alternative for industry analysis.