The story about Bint el Sudan’s factory in Kano, Nigeria

Created in 1920 at the request of 14 tribal chiefs of Sudan, imagined by the British adventurer Eric Ernest Burgess, consultant of the company WJ Bush & Co., the famous perfume Bint el-Sudan is now 100 years old and continues to grow. It is the best-selling perfume in the world. The story said tribal chiefs handed the English chemist a bunch of African herbs and asked him to make for them an alcohol-free perfume more suited to Muslims. Thus was born the legend Bint el-Sudan.

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