Worried that the health crisis would wipe out his 18-year-old business, he obtained FDA approval to produce hand sanitizer.
Nearly six months later, his toiletry business is slowly rebounding and his hand sanitizing line is growing.
"There's not the urgent need that there was for hand sanitizers, but I think it's like toothpaste," Crames said of the widespread understanding that frequent hand-washing is a now part of basic hygiene. "In my judgment, this is a part of our lives going forward."
— Mark Crames of Demeter Fragrance talks about how the pandemic has changed his business. Read more in Fragrance company to expand disinfectant line at The Daily Item.