The pair started planting jasmine grandiflorum - a key ingredient in top French perfumes like J’adore L’Or or Chanel number 5 - in their farm in June. It is back-breaking work as every tiny flower has to be harvested by hand over a three-month period.
But if all goes to plan, within four to five years, they will be the second biggest producers of the prized white flower in France.
— Read more at Flower power returns to Grasse amid influx of young growers to 'world's perfume capital' at The Telegraph.
I’m a little perplexed by the claim that an untrained nose can only distinguish 15 smells?
Well, so am I — very.
Me too. Maybe they meant scent types, not individual scents?
I wonder how many smells most of us can dintiguish? A few hundred? More, if you cook or garden, or collect perfume!
This makes me happy!
It is nice