Best known for their signature cologne (Colonia) first introduced in 1916, the Italian line Acqua di Parma also produces several other fragrances and a plethora of bath, body and home fragrance products.
In 1994, three Italian businessmen purchased Acqua di Parma, relaunched the Colonia fragrance in international distribution and began expanding the company’s product line. Acqua di Parma’s perfume business is now majority-owned by Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH).
Fragrances in the regular Acqua di Parma line include Colonia Assoluta (2003), Profumo and Iris Nobile (2004). An Eau de Parfum version of Iris Nobile launched in 2006.
Recent fragrance releases include Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa (2007), Profumi di Acqua di Parma (2008, new version of a 1930 fragrance), Magnolia Nobile (2009), Colonia Essenza (2010), Gelsomino Nobile (2011).