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Financial information

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 excludes the impact of currency, acquisitions and disposals.

 

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 two 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.