MEDIA RELEASES


11 April 2014

FIRST QUARTER SALES 2014
Strong like-for-like growth, developing markets growing by 9.8%

In the first three months of 2014 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,087 million, an increase of 5.7% on a like-for-like basis, and a decline of 0.2% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.   MORE

20 March 2014

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2014

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in fragrances and flavours, took place on 20 March 2014. It was attended by 338 shareholders or proxies, representing 4’103’381 shares (44.44% of a total of 9’233’586 registered shares).  MORE

20 March 2014

SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2013
Givaudan’s 2013 Sustainability Report reveals significant progress against its key sustainability objectives and KPIs

Givaudan, the world’s leading producer of fragrances and flavours, has released its 2013 Sustainability Report. The publication demonstrates that Givaudan made significant progress across all five pillars of its sustainability strategy in 2013, notably in relation to 2020 eco-efficiency targets, which cover CO2 emission, energy consumption, waste and water reduction. The report discloses to a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) level of B+.   MORE

14 March 2014

GIVAUDAN’S KERATINOSENS™ ASSAY SETS STANDARD FOR SKIN SENSITISATION TESTING

In a statement published on 17 February 2014, EURL ECVAM confirms that Givaudan’s KeratinoSens™ method is transferable and reproducible within and between laboratories. The recommendation attests that KeratinoSens™, developed by Dr Andreas Natsch, Head of in vitro Toxicology Research, and his team, can be considered as a valuable component of integrated approaches for skin sensitisation testing.  MORE

10 March 2014

GIVAUDAN ANNOUNCES JOINT VENTURE IN CHINA FOR THE PRODUCTION OF FRAGRANCE INGREDIENTS

Givaudan announced the signing of a joint venture with Zhejiang Xinhua Chemical Co., Ltd for the production of fragrance ingredients in China. Xinhua is a leader in aroma chemical manufacture, with an established history of quality production.   MORE

21 February 2014

GIVAUDAN STRENGTHENS PROCESS DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH CAPABILITIES

Givaudan today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire 100% of the shares of Soliance SA and its subsidiaries.   MORE

17 February 2014

BONDS ISSUE
Givaudan announces the issue of two Swiss Francs Domestic Bonds

Givaudan SA announces today the issue of two Swiss Francs straight bonds of respectively CHF 100,000,000 and CHF 150,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.  MORE

30 January 2014

FULL YEAR RESULTS 2013
Delivering on mid-term targets

Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 4,369 million, an increase of 5.5% on a like-for-like basis and 2.6% in Swiss francs when compared to 2012.   MORE

24 January 2014

GIVAUDAN ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE SOURCING OF PATCHOULI

Givaudan’s first initiative in Farming Partnerships has been finalised through the signature of a long term exclusive agreement with local partner GaiaOne and Kebun Rimau SDN BHD in the Malaysian state of Sabah, on the island of Borneo. The partners have committed to develop sustainable plantations and local distillation of patchouli, an iconic natural raw material for both fine fragrance and functional perfumery, exclusively for Givaudan.  MORE

5 December 2013

GIVAUDAN RECOGNISED AS A TOP PERFORMER IN THE CDP’S ANNUAL CLIMATE CHANGE SURVEY

Givaudan has been recognised as a top, ‘A-band’ performer in the CDP’s 350 Climate Change 2013 Report for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The CDP ranks companies on how they measure, disclose and manage climate related risks and opportunities – this year at the request of 722 investors.  MORE

10 October 2013

NINE MONTHS SALES 2013
Sustained volume growth in all markets

In the first nine months of 2013 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,318 million, an increase of 5.0% on a like-for-like basis and 2.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.   MORE

25 July 2013

HALF YEAR RESULTS 2013
Strong operating performance

Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year totalled CHF 2,225 million, an increase of 5.7% on a like-for-like basis and 4.7% in Swiss francs.   MORE

26 June 2013

GIVAUDAN LAYS FOUNDATION FOR NEW ASIA PACIFIC FRAGRANCE CREATIVE CENTRE AND COMPOUNDING SITE IN SINGAPORE

Givaudan today laid the foundation stone for a new, state of the art, Fragrance Creative Centre and Compounding Facility in Singapore. The Centre is planned to open in 2014, when it will set a new industry standard in Asia Pacific for creative collaboration, fragrance development, consumer testing and fragrance compounding.  MORE

16 April 2013

FIRST QUARTER SALES 2013
Solid start against strong comparables

In the first three months of 2013 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,088.9 million, an increase of 3.9% on a like-for-like basis, and 2.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.   MORE

11 April 2013

GIVAUDAN LAYS THE FOUNDATION FOR A NEW SAVOURY FACILITY IN NANTONG, CHINA

Givaudan, the world’s leading fragrance and flavour company, today laid the foundation for its new world-class, manufacturing facility dedicated to savoury flavours, in Nantong, China.   MORE

22 March 2013

SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2012
Givaudan demonstrates significant progress against targets and KPIs

Today Givaudan, the global leader in the fragrance and flavour industry, published its 2012 Sustainability Report confirming significant progress against its 2020 operational targets and showcasing further discoveries which will keep the business strong for the future.  MORE

21 March 2013

GIVAUDAN SA: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2013

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in fragrances and flavours, took place on 21 March 2013. It was attended by 324 shareholders or proxies, representing 4’208’724 shares (45.58% of a total of 9’233’586 registered shares).  MORE

1 March 2013

GIVAUDAN EXPANDS FLAVOUR CAPABILITES IN INDIA
New Mumbai Innovation Centre demonstrates continued commitment to developing markets

Givaudan, the world’s leading fragrance and flavour company, today formally opened its new Innovation Centre in Mumbai, expanding local capabilities and resources to bring innovative and creative flavour and taste solutions to its customers in India.  MORE

5 February 2013

FULL YEAR RESULTS 2012
Strong performance, delivering a record free cash flow

Givaudan Group sales totalled CHF 4,257 million, an increase of 6.6% in local currencies and 8.7% in Swiss francs compared to 2011.  MORE