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Financial information

2019 Half year results
Excellent sales growth

Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,094 million, an increase of 6.3% on a like-for-like1 basis and 15.7% in Swiss francs.
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6.3%
Group
sales growth
LFL
4.4%
Flavours
sales growth
LFL
8.6%
Fragrances
sales growth
LFL

1 Like-for-like is defined as: (a) sales calculated using the invoicing exchange rates of the prior year, and (b) excluding sales of businesses acquired from the acquisition date until the period end date, up to 12 months from the acquisition date.

 

2019 First quarter sales
Strong start to the year

In the first three months of 2019 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,525 million, an increase of 6.3% on a like-for-like basis1, and 16.6% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
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6.3%
Group
sales growth
LFL
4.3%
Flavours
sales growth
LFL
8.7%
Fragrances
sales growth
LFL

1 Like-for-like is defined as: (a) sales calculated using the invoicing exchange rates of the prior year, and (b) excluding sales of businesses acquired from the acquisition date until the period end date, up to 12 months from the acquisition date.

 

2018 Full year results
Strong business momentum – investing for the future

Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 5,527 million, an increase of 5.6% on a like-for-like¹ basis and 9.4% in Swiss francs when compared to 2017.
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5.6%
Group
sales growth
LFL
4.6%
Flavours
sales growth
LFL
6.6%
Fragrances
sales growth
LFL

1 Like-for-like is defined as: (a) sales calculated using the invoicing exchange rates of the prior year, and (b) excluding sales of businesses acquired from the acquisition date until the period end date, up to 12 months from the acquisition date.

 

2020 Outlook
Further value through profitable, responsible growth is expected

We remain focused on continuing to deliver on our 2020 strategy, being mindful of the shifting market environment and maintaining our customer-focused mindset.

Building on the first three years of our strategic cycle, we are making strong operational progress against all areas of our three strategic pillars of ‘Growing with our customers’; ‘Delivering with excellence’; and ‘Partnering for shared success’.

We aim to outpace the market with 4-5% sales growth and 12-17% free cash flow of sales, averages over the five year period of our strategy cycle.

We expect to maintain our current dividend practice.