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  • Corporate
  • Financial
Bonds issue: Givaudan announces the successful placement of CHF 300M of Swiss Franc Bonds
23 Nov 2021 |
Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of CHF 300 million of straight Bonds in the domestic market.
  • Corporate
Givaudan opens new Digital Space to drive innovation and continue growing with its customers in China
23 Nov 2021 |
As part of its long term strategy to expand digital capabilities, Givaudan is pleased to announce the opening of a new Digital Space in China, one of the most digitised markets. It will allow us to leverage transformation opportunities and to support the growth with local and regional customers.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan to acquire Custom Essence
15 Nov 2021 |
As part of its 2025 strategy to expand the capabilities of its fragrance business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Custom Essence, a US based fragrance creation house.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2021 Nine month sales
12 Oct 2021 |
In the first nine months of 2021 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 5,067 million, an increase of 7.7% on a like-for-like basis and 5.8% in Swiss francs.

  • Corporate
  • Taste & Wellbeing
Givaudan to acquire DDW, The Color House
11 Oct 2021 |
As part of its 2025 strategy to expand the portfolio of its global Taste & Wellbeing business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire DDW, The Color House, a US based natural colour company.
  • Corporate
  • Taste & Wellbeing
Givaudan launches new Protein Hub at its Zurich Innovation Centre
07 Sep 2021 |
Givaudan today expanded its global protein innovation network with a new Protein Hub at its flagship Zurich Innovation Centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan further expands fragrance production capabilities in Pedro Escobedo, Mexico
19 Aug 2021 |
Givaudan Fragrance & Beauty today announced a CHF 75 million investment in a new extension to its Pedro Escobedo (Mexico) production facility to further support its growth in Latin America across customer segments.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan signs joint venture with India’s Privi Speciality Chemicals Limited
29 Jul 2021 |
Givaudan has signed a joint venture agreement with Privi Speciality Chemicals Limited, India, to strengthen production capabilities for its global speciality fragrance ingredients.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan invests in series A fundraising for Next Beauty China
28 Jul 2021 |
Givaudan announces that it has invested in the series A funding round of Next Beauty, a leading incubator for emerging fragrance & beauty brands looking to grow in China.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2021 Half year results
22 Jul 2021 |
Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,373 million, an increase of 7.9% on a like-for-like basis and 4.7% in Swiss francs.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan acquires 25% of b.kolormakeup & skincare’s shares
01 Jul 2021 |
Givaudan announces that it has acquired 25% of b.kolormakeup & skincare’s shares, an innovative Italian company specialised in developing and producing end to end products in make-up and skin care for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and luxury customers.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan’s Calice Becker receives prestigious Lifetime Achievement Perfumer Award from The Fragrance Foundation (TFF)
11 Jun 2021 |
Givaudan is delighted to announce that Calice Becker, Vice President Perfumer and Director of the Givaudan Perfumery School, is the recipient of the 2021 Fragrance Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Perfumer Award for her celebrated career and visionary leadership in advancing the art of perfumery.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan leads fine fragrance digital innovation through first-of-its-kind partnership with Tmall in China
03 Jun 2021 |
Givaudan, the global leader in fragrance creation, has entered into an industry-first partnership with Tmall, the Alibaba group's open business-to-consumer (B2C) platform, to launch the T-Lab source innovation laboratory and capture digital opportunities for fragrance creation in China.
  • Corporate
  • COVID
Givaudan COVID-19 Communities Fund to support severely impacted countries
26 May 2021 |
Givaudan announced today that it will provide additional targeted support to countries most severely affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in 2021 through its COVID-19 Communities Fund.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan joins Together for Sustainability (TfS)
20 May 2021 |
Givaudan has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS); a global sector supply chain initiative. Givaudan joins the organisation’s 30 existing members who include BASF, Henkel, and Sanofi.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan introduces Sourcing4Good programme
22 Apr 2021 |
To mark Earth Day 2021, Givaudan has today unveiled its Sourcing4Good programme, opening a new chapter in its responsible sourcing approach.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan completes the acquisition of Myrissi
14 Apr 2021 |
As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI), Givaudan today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Myrissi.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2021 First quarter sales
13 Apr 2021 |
In the first three months of 2021 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,674 million, an increase of 7.7% on a like-for-like basis and 3.4% in Swiss francs.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
Givaudan introduces perfumery’s first ‘Blossom Lab™’ to design the future of Naturals at Origin
07 Apr 2021 |
Givaudan is breaking new ground in nature-conscious fragrance creation with the introduction of its Blossom Lab™. It is designed from repurposed shipping containers in Grasse, France and will be able to travel by truck or boat for immersive research at the heart of nature's most precious sites around the world.

  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan joins WBCSD and 40 member companies to launch Vision 2050: Time to Transform
25 Mar 2021 |
Givaudan has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and more than 40 of its members including Unilever, Nestlé and Natura, to launch “Vision 2050: Time to Transform”.
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2021 Annual General Meeting
25 Mar 2021 |
The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 25 March 2021. Shareholders provided their voting instructions to the independent voting rights representatives in writing or through a secured online platform.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
Givaudan launches its Naturality Index™ to support nature conscious fragrance creation
15 Mar 2021 |
Givaudan is accelerating its journey towards nature-conscious creations with the launch of its Naturality Index™ and in line with the Company’s purpose goal to “show our love for nature in everything we do”.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan included in CDP Supplier Engagement Leaderboard
09 Feb 2021 |
Givaudan has been included once again in CDP’s prestigious Supplier Engagement Leaderboard. Its inclusion places it in the top 7% of companies out of more than 9,600 who disclose their environmental data through CDP annually.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan to acquire Myrissi
08 Feb 2021 |
As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Givaudan today announced that it is to acquire Myrissi.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2020 Full year results
29 Jan 2021 |
Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 6,322 million, an increase of 4.0% on a like-for-like basis and 1.9% in Swiss francs when compared to 2019.
Invitation to the 2020 full year results
21 Dec 2020 |
Givaudan will announce its 2020 full year results on 29 January 2021. A media release, the integrated and financial reports and the full year results presentation will be published on our website at 07.00 CET. Follow our live webcast at 15:00 CET.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan recognised for second year running in prestigious CDP A List for leading the way on global climate action and water stewardship
08 Dec 2020 |
Givaudan’s leading work on climate action and water stewardship has once again been recognised with a CDP double A rating. CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognised as the gold standard of corporate environmental transparency.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
Givaudan launches new micro-financing project to support patchouli farmers and distillers in Sulawesi
27 Nov 2020 |
Givaudan has launched a new project making available a total of USD 360,000 in micro-financed loans for farmers and distillers in Indonesia. The loans will enable farmers and distillers to improve the sustainability of their farming practices and to improve yields.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan ranked in top 1% of performers in FTSE4Good Index Series
19 Nov 2020 |
Givaudan has been included for the fifth consecutive year, in the globally-recognised FTSE4Good Index Series following an independent review earlier in 2020.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan and Novozymes announce a research partnership
13 Nov 2020 |
Givaudan and Novozymes, the world leaders in their respective industries, are excited to announce the formation of a strategic research partnership for the development of synergistic innovative ingredients and technologies for customers.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan awarded platinum medal in EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility assessment
09 Nov 2020 |
Givaudan has been ranked in the top 1% of the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment 2020, achieving its highest accolade; the platinum medal.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan signs WBCSD CEO Guide to Human Rights
28 Oct 2020 |
The guide sets out the actions that businesses must take to lead the way in this vital space and acts as call-to-action to encourage others to join these efforts.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan prepares for the future of perfumery with ‘Naturals at Origin’
19 Oct 2020 |
Givaudan is delighted to unveil ‘Naturals at Origin’, a strategic approach for the sourcing, development and innovation of responsible naturals directly in the country of origin.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan opens its world-class fragrance production facility in Changzhou, China
15 Oct 2020 |
Givaudan today opened its newest state-of-the-art fragrance production facility in Changzhou, China. In line with the recently announced 2025 strategy - Committed to Growth, with Purpose - China remains a key growth market for innovative and consumer-preferred fragranced products.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
Bonds issue: Givaudan announces the issue of Swiss franc domestic bonds
13 Oct 2020 |
Givaudan SA announces today the issue of Swiss franc straight bonds of CHF 150,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2020 Nine month sales
08 Oct 2020 |
In the first nine months of 2020 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 4,790 million, an increase of 3.7% on a like-for-like basis and 2.7% in Swiss francs.
  • Financial
  • Corporate
  • Taste & Wellbeing
Givaudan divests pectin business to Herbstreith & Fox
29 Sep 2020 |
Givaudan today announced that it has divested its pectin business, part of the Naturex portfolio, to Herbstreith & Fox, a leading family-owned producer of pectin based in Neuenbürg, Germany.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan further reinforces nature and climate commitments signing Business for Nature call-to-action
22 Sep 2020 |
Givaudan has further reinforced its ambitious commitments to nature and climate action by signing up to Business for Nature’s ‘Nature is everyone’s business’ call-to-action.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan introduces its Naturality Platform™, a major step towards nature-conscious fragrances creation
14 Sep 2020 |
Givaudan introduces its Naturality Platform™, reinforcing its capabilities and commitment to nature-conscious fragrances, and advancing the Company purpose of “Creating for happier, healthier lives with love for nature”.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan becomes founding member of B Lab’s B Movement Builders
10 Sep 2020 |
Givaudan has today announced its role as a founding member of the B Movement Builders initiative, aligned with its ambition to become a Certified B Corp.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Taste & Wellbeing
Givaudan renames its Flavour and Fragrance divisions to Taste & Wellbeing and Fragrance & Beauty
28 Aug 2020 |
Givaudan, the world’s leading flavours and fragrances company, has announced it is evolving the name of its Flavour and Fragrance divisions to reflect its expanded product offering to its customers.
  • Corporate
  • Financial
Givaudan announces its 2025 strategy
27 Aug 2020 |
Givaudan today announced its roadmap and ambitious financial targets for the next five years, Committed to Growth, with Purpose.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan completes the acquisition of Alderys
03 Aug 2020 |
As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in bio-engineering technologies, Givaudan today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Alderys.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2020 Half year results
21 Jul 2020 |
Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,221 million, an increase of 4.0% on a like-for-like basis and 4.1% in Swiss francs.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan sets an ambition to become a certified B Corp
15 Jul 2020 |
Givaudan today announces its intention to become a certified B Corporation (B Corp). Givaudan is the first in its industry and one of the largest businesses to commit to this journey.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan launches Koffee’Up™, a new sustainable beauty elixir crafted from upcycled Arabica coffee
22 Jun 2020 |
Givaudan Active Beauty is proud to launch Koffee’Up™, a scientifically proven premium coffee oil crafted using upcycling techniques.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan completes the acquisition of the cosmetics business of Indena
29 May 2020 |
As part of its long term strategy to expand the capabilities of its Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the cosmetics business of Indena.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan to acquire Alderys
28 May 2020 |
As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in bio-engineering technologies, Givaudan today announced that it is to acquire Alderys.
  • Corporate
  • Taste & Wellbeing
Givaudan announces divestiture of processed and grated cheese business
13 May 2020 |
Givaudan today announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest its processed and grated cheese business to St. Paul Group, a cheese specialist with premises in Belgium and the Netherlands.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
Givaudan announces the successful placement of EUR 1,000 million of senior debt
15 Apr 2020 |
Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of EUR 1,000 million of senior debt notes.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2020 First quarter sales
08 Apr 2020 |
In the first three months of 2020 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,619 million, an increase of 5.4% on a like-for-like basis and 6.1% in Swiss francs.
  • Corporate
  • COVID
Givaudan joins global efforts to provide hand sanitiser for medical, community and front line service needs
02 Apr 2020 |
A new, dedicated production line established in its Vernier (Geneva) site will donate the equivalent of almost 700,000 bottles.
  • Corporate
  • COVID
Givaudan establishes COVID-19 Communities Fund
27 Mar 2020 |
Givaudan is today establishing the Givaudan COVID-19 Communities Fund to enable Givaudan sites to support local communities that have been affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
  • COVID
A message from our CEO
27 Mar 2020 |
With coronavirus we are facing an unprecedented situation that is impacting all of us personally and professionally.
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2020 Annual General Meeting
25 Mar 2020 |
The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 25 March 2020. In view of the situation regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) the meeting was limited to the statutory meeting with reduced attendance by its representatives, and shareholders provided their voting instructions to the independent voting rights representatives in writing or through a secured online platform.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan endorses UN CEO Water Mandate
22 Mar 2020 |
Givaudan has endorsed the CEO Water Mandate, a UN Global Compact initiative which brings together a critical mass of business leaders to address global water challenges.
  • Corporate
  • COVID
Coronavirus
18 Mar 2020 |
As we face the global challenge of coronavirus (COVID-19), at Givaudan, we want to share our support and solidarity with our customers, our employees, our partners and suppliers, and our communities.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan Active Beauty launches Synchronight™
13 Mar 2020 |
Givaudan Active Beauty is thrilled to launch its new breakthrough innovation called Synchronight™, an active cosmetic ingredient made from gardenia fruit extract designed to protect the skin from digital stress.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Taste & Wellbeing
Givaudan completes acquisition of Ungerer
20 Feb 2020 |
Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Ungerer & Company, the US based Flavour, Fragrance and Specialty Ingredients company.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan scored double ‘A’ by CDP for both climate change and water security
03 Feb 2020 |
Givaudan is recognised for its leadership in water security by CDP with the highest ‘A’ score.
2020 Full year results
Givaudan announced its 2020 full year results on 29 January 2021. A media release, the integrated and financial reports and the full year results presentation were published on our website at 07:00 CET.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
2019 Full year results
24 Jan 2020 |
Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 6,203 million, an increase of 5.8% on a like-for-like basis and 12.2% in Swiss francs when compared to 2018.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
Givaudan on CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for leading effort against climate change
20 Jan 2020 |
Givaudan is named on CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy.
Keeping up the momentum against global warming: Givaudan signs UN’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C
03 Dec 2019 |
Givaudan announced today that it has signed the pledge “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” proposed by the United Nations to aim for net-zero value chain emissions by 2050.
Givaudan doubles flavour production capacity in China with expansion of Nantong manufacturing facility
27 Nov 2019 |
Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrances company, today officially inaugurated a new extension to its Nantong manufacturing facility aimed to support the capacity on liquid flavour production for beverages, dairy and sweet goods.
Givaudan to acquire cosmetics business of Indena
26 Nov 2019 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of its Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the cosmetics business of Indena.
Givaudan introduces newly defined purpose
19 Nov 2019 |
Givaudan has revealed its Company purpose supported by bold and ambitious goals as the Company enters the final year of its 2020 strategy and prepares for the next strategic cycle.
Givaudan publishes insights from Givaudan’s Chef’s Council 2019
14 Nov 2019 |
Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrance company, has published initial insights and the first commercial innovation inspired by the fifth savoury edition of its global Chef’s Council event – The Protein Challenge.
Givaudan to acquire Ungerer
08 Nov 2019 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of its global flavour and fragrance business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Ungerer & Company, the US based Flavour, Fragrance and Specialty Ingredients company.
Givaudan presents a new biotechnology approach for synthesising the most widely used biodegradable fragrance ingredient, Ambrofix
30 Oct 2019 |
Ambrofix, one of the most widely used biodegradable fragrance ingredients, is now produced using Givaudan’s new breakthrough biotechnology which delivers identical olfactive qualities as the traditional method while being the most sustainable and carbon efficient on the market.
2019 Investor Days
17 Oct 2019 |
Givaudan’s 2019 Investor Days took place in Kemptthal on 15 and 16 October in the newly inaugurated Zurich Innovation Centre (ZIC).
2019 Nine month sales
10 Oct 2019 |
In the first nine months of 2019 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 4,664 million, an increase of 6.4% on a like-for-like basis and 14.5% in Swiss francs.
Givaudan Active Beauty introduces i-MAPS, the first instant microbiome profiling system in the cosmetics industry
02 Oct 2019 |
Givaudan Active Beauty unveils the first instant microbiome analysis and profiling system (i-MAPS) allowing customers to expand their product offering to include skincare products tailored to the unique microbiome of their consumers.
Givaudan rises up to the highest climate action ambition
23 Sep 2019
Givaudan ranks in top 1% in 2019 EcoVadis survey
20 Sep 2019 |
Givaudan announced today that it has ranked in the top 1% of the 55,000 companies participating in the 2019 EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment with a score of 72/100. This result earned Givaudan a gold rating for the fifth year in a row.
Givaudan’s Chef’s Council 2019 edition takes on ‘The Protein Challenge’
19 Sep 2019 |
Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrances company and expert in taste, has announced its latest Givaudan’s Chef’s Council event focusing on protein.
Analyst visit to biorefinery at Pomacle
16 Sep 2019 |
On 13 September 2019, Givaudan welcomed 34 investors and analysts to its ‘white biotechnology’ Centre of Excellence at Pomacle in France, where active cosmetic ingredients are researched, developed and produced.
Givaudan completes the acquisition of Drom
06 Sep 2019 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Drom. Givaudan had announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire the company in July 2019.
Givaudan completes acquisition of Vietnamese flavour company Golden Frog
02 Sep 2019 |
Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Golden Frog, a Vietnamese flavour company. Givaudan had announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire the company in May 2019.
2019 Half year conference
29 Aug 2019 |
Today, Givaudan welcomed over 70 participants at the 19th traditional half year conference in Zurich, with a focus on its expansion into active cosmetics and becoming a key player in this industry.
Givaudan acquires Fragrance Oils
21 Aug 2019 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it has acquired Fragrance Oils to strengthen its leading position in the fast growing local and regional customer market.
Givaudan to acquire Drom
24 Jul 2019 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it is to acquire Drom to further extend its leadership in the global Fragrance market.
2019 Half year results
18 Jul 2019 |
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-like basis and 15.7% in Swiss francs.
Givaudan strengthens global innovation ecosystem with opening of new flagship Innovation Centre in Switzerland
17 Jun 2019 |
Givaudan has officially inaugurated its new Innovation Centre in Switzerland, aimed to accelerate its global efforts in creating differentiated and sustainable flavour, taste and fragrance solutions.
Givaudan and the Givaudan Foundation receive Conservation International’s Global Conservation Hero Award for Tonka Bean programme in Venezuela
11 Jun 2019 |
Givaudan receives CI's Hero Award by recognising Givaudan for its commitment to forest conservation, particularly in protecting natural resources and empowering local communities.
Givaudan to acquire Vietnamese flavour company Golden Frog
20 May 2019 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its naturals capabilities and its presence in the high growth markets of Asia Pacific, Givaudan announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Golden Frog, a Vietnamese flavour company.
Givaudan completes the acquisition of Albert Vieille
06 May 2019 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Albert Vieille, a French company specialised in natural ingredients used in the fragrance and aromatherapy markets. Givaudan had announced that it had entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire the company in December 2018.
Givaudan to acquire cosmetics business of AMSilk
29 Apr 2019 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of our Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the cosmetics business of AMSilk GmbH.
2019 Annual investor conference
09 Apr 2019 |
Givaudan’s progress against its strategic targets as well as an update on the implementation of Givaudan Business Solutions (GBS) were presented to the Company’s 2019 annual investor conference.
2019 First quarter sales
09 Apr 2019 |
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 basis, and 16.6% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
Givaudan Fragrances launches ‘Carto’, its artificial intelligence powered tool to reinvent the way perfumers create
03 Apr 2019 |
As part of its 2020 digital innovation strategy, Givaudan Fragrances is thrilled to announce the launch of ‘Carto’, our latest intuitive and interactive system that reinvents the way perfumers create.
2019 Annual General Meeting
28 Mar 2019 |
The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 28 March 2019. It was attended by 356 shareholders or proxies, representing 5,136,836 shares (55.63% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
2018 Progress Review demonstrates success of Givaudan’s ‘A Sense of Tomorrow’ approach to sustainability
27 Mar 2019 |
Givaudan announced today the publication of its 2018 Sustainability Progress Review, which highlights advances made during the first full year of ‘A Sense of Tomorrow’.
Givaudan strengthens its Active Beauty capabilities in plant cell culture and phytopeptides
21 Mar 2019 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of our Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has entered into a long term partnership with Bio FD&C, a South Korean beauty innovation company.
Givaudan demonstrates its commitment to citrus biodiversity with new donation to University of California, Riverside
15 Mar 2019 |
Givaudan and the University of California Riverside strengthen collaboration to further protect one of the world’s most extensive citrus diversity collections for future research, characterisation and citrus flavour inspiration.
Givaudan unveils Sensityl™, a sustainable concentrate of marine biotechnology for cosmetics that also influences consumers’ mood
04 Mar 2019 |
Givaudan Active Beauty launches Sensityl™, an active cosmetic ingredient that fuses nature and scientific expertise to offer consumers dual benefits on beauty and well-being.
Givaudan opens first fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore for the Asia Pacific market
14 Feb 2019 |
Givaudan opened its newest fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore today, offering customers based in Asia with a complete range of olfactives using the best quality encapsulates for their home and personal care brands.
Givaudan opens new state-of-the-art Flavours manufacturing facility in Pune, India
07 Feb 2019 |
Givaudan today officially inaugurated a new Flavours manufacturing facility in Pune, India. The CHF 60 million plant is the Company's largest investment in India and further proof of its commitment to leverage growth potential in Asia Pacific.
Givaudan recognised as world leader for supplier engagement on climate change
06 Feb 2019 |
Givaudan has earned a position on the Supplier Engagement leader board by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform, in recognition of its actions and strategies to reduce emissions and lower climate-related risk across its supply chain.
Givaudan co-founds ‘Future Food Initiative’ to advance sustainable food and nutrition research
05 Feb 2019 |
Givaudan announces its commitment to co-found the ‘Future Food Initiative’, a Swiss-based public-private partnership aimed to expand sustainable food and nutrition research.
Givaudan launches Scentaurus®, a new family of sustainable fragrance precursors
28 Jan 2019 |
Givaudan launches Scentaurus®, a new family of sustainable fragrance precursors. Offering the broadest palette of fragrance precursors in the industry and reinventing the architecture of Fragrances.
2018 Full year results
25 Jan 2019 |
Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 5,527 million, an increase of 5.6% on a like-for-like basis and 9.4% in Swiss francs when compared to 2017.
Givaudan opens Digital Factory in Paris to accelerate digital transformation and innovation
24 Jan 2019 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, has inaugurated a Digital Factory to continue driving digital transformation and anticipate trends.
Givaudan Fragrances launches its FiveCarbon Path™
23 Jan 2019 |
As part of our Sustainability approach ‘A Sense of Tomorrow’, Givaudan Fragrances is proud to launch FiveCarbon Path™, a new vision that will drive Givaudan’s fragrance molecule developments while delivering on our environmental commitments.
Givaudan earns CDP leadership scores for climate action and water security
22 Jan 2019 |
Givaudan is recognised for climate action leadership as well as for water stewardship by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.
Givaudan opens new Flavours technical and commercial centre in Casablanca
10 Jan 2019 |
A 1.2 million Swiss francs investment in a Flavours technical and commercial centre in Casablanca, Morocco demonstrates Givaudan’s continued commitment to Maghreb and West Africa.
Givaudan enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire Albert Vieille SAS
14 Dec 2018 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of its fragrance business, Givaudan today announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Albert Vieille SAS, a French company specialised in natural ingredients used in the fragrance and aromatherapy markets.
Givaudan launches MISTA – a new innovation platform for the food industry
29 Nov 2018 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, has launched MISTA, a new innovation platform for the food industry. More encompassing than an incubator or accelerator, MISTA is an optimiser, enabling start-ups and established corporations to optimise ideas, products, people and investments.
Givaudan announces a CHF 20 million investment at Expressions Parfumées in Grasse to support the growth of local and regional customers
13 Nov 2018 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced the investment of CHF 20 million in Expressions Parfumées’ facilities in Grasse to expand and modernise the research and development laboratories as well as the production facilities with new robotics and digitalisation of operations.
2018 Investor Days
25 Oct 2018 |
Givaudan’s 2018 Investor Days took place in Indonesia on 22 and 23 October and included a tour of the Company’s new commercial and development centre in Jakarta.
Givaudan opens new commercial and development centre in Indonesia
25 Oct 2018 |
Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrance company, has today officially opened a new commercial and development centre in Jakarta. Designed to deliver a superior level of creative flavour, taste and fragrance solutions, the CHF 2.9 million investment demonstrates the Company’s ongoing commitment to the Asia Pacific region.
2018 Nine Month Sales
09 Oct 2018 |
In the first nine months of 2018 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 4,073 million, an increase of 5.7% on a like-for-like basis and 8.4% in Swiss francs.
Givaudan participates in EU-funded HyCool project to promote innovative renewable energy
27 Sep 2018 |
Givaudan announced today that it has joined the consortium of 16 partners participating in HyCool, an innovative energy technology project funded by the European Union whose aim is to develop cost-effective solutions using solar heat for industrial purposes.
Givaudan completes the acquisition and delisting of Naturex
19 Sep 2018 |
Givaudan announces that it has completed the acquisition of Naturex, following the implementation of the squeeze-out procedure and the delisting of Naturex shares from the Euronext Paris stock exchange on 18 September.
Givaudan to complete squeeze out and delisting of Naturex
13 Sep 2018 |
Following the completion of the second tender offer for the shares of Naturex, Givaudan now holds 9,436,645 of Naturex shares, representing 98.06% of the capital.
Givaudan announces the successful placement of EUR 1,300 million of senior debt
10 Sep 2018 |
Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of EUR 1,300 million of senior debt notes (the “Notes”). The EUR 1,300 million Notes carry respectively a maturity of 7 years until September 2025 (EUR 500 million) and 12 years until September 2030 (EUR 800 million).
AMF publishes results of Givaudan’s second tender offer for the remaining shares of Naturex
06 Sep 2018 |
Following the closure of the second tender offer period initiated by Givaudan for the remaining outstanding shares of Naturex, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has now published the results.
Givaudan receives strong investment grade credit ratings
31 Aug 2018 |
Givaudan announces that it has received an A- credit rating, with a stable outlook, from S&P Global Ratings (“S&P”) and a Baa1 rating, with stable outlook, from Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”).
2018 Half year conference
30 Aug 2018 |
Givaudan’s business prospects in the promising markets of the South East Asia region was the focus of the Company’s 18th traditional half year conference for investor analysts, held on 30 August in Zurich. Over 60 participants attended to hear of the Company’s current business activities and plans to capitalise on the region’s potential.
Givaudan Fragrances announces strategic partnership with Synthite
29 Aug 2018 |
Givaudan is excited to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with Synthite for the development of exclusive innovative natural ingredients for its Fragrance business.
Reopening of Givaudan’s tender offer for the remaining shares of Naturex on 8 August 2018
07 Aug 2018 |
Givaudan now holds 9,358,019 of Naturex shares, representing 97.24% of the capital, based on the total number of shares as of 31 July 2018. The tender offer will now re-open from 8 August 2018 until 3 September 2018 inclusive, under the same terms.
2018 Half year results
19 Jul 2018 |
Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,674 million, an increase of 5.6% on a like-for-like basis and 7.7% in Swiss francs.
Opening of the tender offer in cash for the remaining outstanding shares of Naturex on 28 June
27 Jun 2018 |
Givaudan today announced the tender offer in cash for all remaining outstanding shares of Naturex will open on 28 June, following clearance of the offer by the French markets regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF).
Givaudan files draft tender offer in cash for the shares of the company Naturex
07 Jun 2018 |
On 7 June 2018, Givaudan announced that it filed a draft tender offer in cash for the shares of the Company Naturex with the AMF (Autorités des Marchés Financiers).
Givaudan completes acquisition of 40.5% of the shares in Naturex and confirms intention to launch cash tender offer for the remaining outstanding shares
05 Jun 2018 |
Givaudan today announces it has successfully completed the acquisition of 40.5% of the shares of Naturex, a French public listed company, for EUR 135 per share and a total consideration of EUR 522 million.
Givaudan completes the acquisition of Expressions Parfumées
04 Jun 2018 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Expressions Parfumées, a French fragrance creation house, from its current shareholders, Orfite and Expressions Parfumées’ management.
Givaudan completes acquisition of Nutrition Division of Centroflora
14 May 2018 |
Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group (Centroflora Nutra), a world player in natural extracts.
Givaudan Active Beauty to launch Vetivyne™, a new cosmetic active offering powerful beauty benefits
16 Apr 2018 |
Givaudan Active Beauty combined the world of fragrances and cosmetics to create Vetivyne™, a new patent-pending powerful active ingredient with both anti-ageing benefits and long lasting properties to enhance fragrance wear.
2018 annual investor conference
11 Apr 2018 |
This year’s annual investor conference, held in Vernier (Geneva) on 10 April 2018, assembled 39 investors and analysts from institutions in Europe.
2018 First quarter sales
10 Apr 2018 |
In the first three months of 2018 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,308 million, an increase of 5.0% on a like-for-like basis, and 5.4% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
Givaudan announces changes to the Executive Committee
28 Mar 2018 |
Givaudan announced today that Chris Thoen, Head of Global Science & Technology, decided for private reasons to retire at the end of August 2018. Currently an EC-member, he will step down from the Executive Committee at the end of May and continue to provide advice on strategic projects until his retirement.
Givaudan acquires 40.6% of the shares in Naturex and intends to launch cash tender offer for the remaining outstanding shares
26 Mar 2018 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its capabilities in natural flavour solutions for its customers, Givaudan today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 40.6% of the shares of Naturex, a French public listed company, for EUR 135 per share and a total consideration of EUR 522 million.
2018 Annual General Meeting
22 Mar 2018 |
The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 22 March 2018. It was attended by 371 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,851,046 shares (41.71% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
Givaudan announces early success in reducing water consumption
20 Mar 2018 |
Givaudan announced today that it has reached its 2020 target for reducing water consumption three years ahead of schedule. Reaching this important milestone on our journey to greater sustainability is just one of a series of achievements set out in our 2017 Sustainability Report, published today.
Bonds issue: Givaudan announces the issue of two Swiss franc domestic bonds
13 Mar 2018 |
Givaudan SA announces today the issue of two Swiss franc straight bonds of respectively CHF 150,000,000 and CHF 200,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.
Givaudan strengthens sustainable patchouli supply chain in Indonesia
22 Feb 2018 |
Givaudan is strengthening its sustainable patchouli oil sourcing and improving conditions for smallholder producers in its collection network on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia through a multi-year project funded by the Givaudan Foundation and in cooperation with the international non-governmental organisation Swisscontact.
Givaudan Active Beauty leads the way in skin microbiome research
06 Feb 2018 |
Givaudan continues to invest in Active Beauty and its metagenomics platform to boost its pioneering position in the microbiome market. As the only fragrance company with in-house microbiome research capabilities, Givaudan remains committed to making strategic investments that will push the boundaries of scientific innovation to continue leading the microbiome trend.
2017 Full Year Results
26 Jan 2018 |
Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 5,051 million, an increase of 4.9% on a like-for-like basis and 8.3% in Swiss francs when compared to 2016.
Givaudan announces changes to the Executive Committee
08 Jan 2018 |
Givaudan announced today the appointment of Louie D’Amico as President of the Flavour Division and a member of the Executive Committee. Louie D’Amico will succeed Mauricio Graber, currently President of the Flavour Division, who will leave the Company to become Chief Executive Officer at Chr. Hansen, a global bioscience company.
Givaudan enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire Expressions Parfumées
18 Dec 2017 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of its fragrance business, Givaudan today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Expressions Parfumées, a French fragrance creation house.
Givaudan announces the signing of a Schuldscheindarlehen (SSD) Agreement
14 Dec 2017 |
Givaudan SA announces the signing of a Schuldscheindarlehen (SSD) Agreement in the amount of EUR 300,000,000, with two tranches of respectively 100,000,000 EUR and 200,000,000 EUR.
Givaudan opens new centre for business solutions in Kuala Lumpur
14 Dec 2017 |
Givaudan announced today the official opening of its new Givaudan Business Solutions (GBS) delivery centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The centre will be the home to the business services and solutions that will form a platform for the Company's growth in the Asia Pacific region.
Hi-tech startups awarded top prizes at MassChallenge Switzerland awards ceremony
17 Nov 2017 |
Seven companies, from a short-list of 75 start-ups selected for a four-month acceleration programme this summer by MassChallenge Switzerland, have been selected to receive financial prizes.
Givaudan introduces ‘A sense of tomorrow’
31 Oct 2017 |
Givaudan announced today the introduction of 'A sense of tomorrow', a new and strengthened approach for its global sustainability activities that consolidates efforts in three key focus areas: sourcing, innovation and the environment.
Givaudan opens new creative centre in Mexico City
27 Oct 2017 |
Givaudan announces the official opening of its new Fragrance Creative Centre in Mexico City. The new centre is designed to support long term business growth in the region, and contributes in achieving the division’s 2020 strategic ambition for high growth markets and consumer preferred products.
Givaudan sets industry-leading target for Responsible Sourcing programme
25 Oct 2017 |
Givaudan announced today that 90% of its raw materials volume of natural origin will be responsibly sourced by 2020.
Givaudan earns top score for climate action leadership
24 Oct 2017 |
Givaudan has earned an 'A' for climate action leadership from CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.
Givaudan lays the foundation for its largest ever investment in its fragrance business in China
20 Oct 2017 |
Givaudan today laid the foundation for a new production hub in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province of China. This investment reiterates the Company’s commitment to continue investing in high growth markets such as China.
2017 Nine months sales
10 Oct 2017 |
In the first nine months of 2017 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,757 million, an increase of 3.5% on a like-for-like basis and 6.8% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
Givaudan announces strategic partnership with Draco Natural Products, Inc.
03 Oct 2017 |
Givaudan is excited to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with Draco Natural Products, Inc. for the development of a new proprietary line of bioactive botanical ingredients for the use in its Active Beauty business.
Givaudan to acquire Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group
20 Sep 2017 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it is acquiring the Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group, as part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its global offering of natural extracts and further develop its presence in Brazil.
Givaudan to implement ambitious science-based targets for greenhouse gas reduction
18 Sep 2017 |
Givaudan will implement ambitious science-based targets to ensure sustainable long-term growth by committing to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% between 2015 and 2030. The global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances also has a goal to reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions by 20% over the same period.
Givaudan completes acquisition of Vika B.V.
01 Sep 2017 |
Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Vika B.V. a world player in food ingredients. Vika offers a range of natural dairy ingredients, fonds and stocks, as well as meat and plant based extracts to customers in the food and beverage industry. Givaudan announced its intent to acquire Vika in July 2017.
Enhancing the way people sleep with DreamScentz™
18 Aug 2017 |
As part of its 2020 strategic goals in innovation, Givaudan aims to lead the sensory innovation space by launching DreamScentz™, a new patent-pending technology using the power of scent to optimise the quality of sleep.
2017 Half year results
20 Jul 2017 |
Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,483 million, an increase of 2.3% on a like-for-like basis and 6.4% in Swiss francs.
Givaudan to acquire Vika B.V.
11 Jul 2017 |
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it is acquiring Vika B.V. to strengthen its portfolio of natural dairy solutions.
Givaudan continues investments in Asia Pacific
09 May 2017 |
Givaudan today laid the foundation for a new fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore further demonstrating our ongoing commitment to invest in high growth markets.
Givaudan invests in French start-up company Sensorwake
04 May 2017 |
Givaudan announces a one-time investment into Sensorwake, the French start-up company leading innovation in the consumer technology sector and also responsible for creating the world’s first olfactive alarm clock.
2017 First Quarter Sales
11 Apr 2017 |
In the first three months of 2017, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,242 million, an increase of 3.5% on a like-for-like basis, and 7.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
Sourcing for Shared Value
05 Apr 2017 |
Givaudan announced today the introduction of ‘Sourcing for Shared Value’, a comprehensive approach to its sustainable procurement practices in three core areas: Responsible Sourcing, Sourcing at Origin, and Communities at Source.
2017 Annual General Meeting
23 Mar 2017 |
The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 23 March 2017. It was attended by 363 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,752,938 shares (40.64% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
2016 Sustainability Report
22 Mar 2017 |
Givaudan announced today the publication of its 2016 Sustainability Report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, the most widely used sustainability reporting standard in the world.
Givaudan announces changes to Executive Committee
22 Mar 2017 |
Following a distinguished career spanning almost three decades with Givaudan and leading up to his current role as Head of Global Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Sustainability, Joe Fabbri will retire from the Executive Committee as of 30 June 2017.
Givaudan appoints VP Perfumer Calice Becker as new director for the Givaudan Perfumery School
03 Mar 2017 |
We are pleased to announce that Calice Becker is appointed director of the Givaudan Perfumery School. With the support of Alain Alchenberger, she will lead the training of the future perfumery talents who will craft the successful fragrances of tomorrow. In parallel, Calice will continue to create fragrances for select customers.
2016 Full Year Results
31 Jan 2017 |
Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 4,663 million, an increase of 4.2% on a like-for-like basis and 6.1% in Swiss francs when compared to 2015.
Givaudan announces ‘Fair for Life’ certification of clove leaf oil collection network in Madagascar
23 Jan 2017 |
Givaudan announced today the first ‘Fair for Life’ certification of its clove leaf oil collection network in Madagascar, reinforcing its commitment to fair and ethical trade relationships in the country where it partners with hundreds of smallholder producers to source clove leaf oil, an essential natural ingredient for its flavour and fragrance creations.
Givaudan to participate in ‘FReSH’ as new member of WBCSD
19 Jan 2017 |
Givaudan has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a global organisation of over 200 leading businesses and partners working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world, and will participate in its newly launched programme, ‘Food Reform for Sustainability and Health’ (FReSH).
Givaudan acquires Activ International
17 Jan 2017 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen capabilities in natural flavour solutions to its customers, Givaudan today announced that it has acquired Activ International.
Givaudan expands Flavour Innovation Centre in Singapore
24 Nov 2016 |
Givaudan has invested CHF 5 million in an expansion of its Flavour Innovation Centre (FIC) in Singapore.
EIT announces winning Food4Future partnership
23 Nov 2016 |
Givaudan is part of the winning EIT Food Knowledge and Innovation Community which will drive sustainable transformation towards a more consumer-centric and resource-efficient food sector.
New website engages with the Japanese market
07 Nov 2016 |
Specifically tailored to the needs of our customers, partners and key stakeholders, this dedicated website provides the complete story of Givaudan’s global capabilities along with stories on the latest trends in flavours and fragrances as well as tailored news and content for the Japanese market.
Bonds issue: Givaudan announces the issue of two Swiss francs domestic bonds
27 Oct 2016 |
Givaudan SA announces today the issue of two Swiss Francs straight bonds of respectively 100,000,000 CHF and CHF 200,000,000 CHF in the Swiss franc domestic market.
Givaudan renews commitment to leading climate change performance under CDP new scoring system
26 Oct 2016 |
Givaudan is proud to announce that it has achieved an overall ranking of A- at the Leadership level and is a country leader for Switzerland in CDP’s newly introduced scoring system for 2016.
2016 Nine month sales<br/>Maintaining business momentum, changes in Company leadership
10 Oct 2016 |
In the first nine months of 2016 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,518 million, an increase of 5.1% on a like-for-like basis and 6.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
Givaudan inaugurates new plant for processing natural ingredients in Madagascar
28 Sep 2016 |
Givaudan announced today the inauguration of a new processing plant for clove leaf oil in Madagascar. NATEMA (Natural Extracts Madagascar) is a joint venture between Givaudan and Henri Fraise Fils et Cie, its longstanding partner and a well-established company in Madagascar.
The Givaudan Perfumery School celebrates 70th Anniversary
23 Sep 2016 |
The year 2016 marks the 70th anniversary of the Givaudan Perfumery School providing excellence in teaching the craftsmanship of perfumery.
Givaudan completes the acquisition of Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra Foods
25 Jul 2016 |
Following the announcement on 23 May 2016 and the approval process required by regulatory authorities in the USA, today Givaudan announced it has closed the acquisition of Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra Foods.
2016 Half year results
18 Jul 2016 |
Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,334 million, an increase of 6.2% on a like-for-like basis and 6.9% in Swiss francs.
Givaudan announces long-term collaboration with Amyris in active cosmetic ingredients
28 Jun 2016 |
Givaudan today announced a newly expanded collaboration with the industrial bioscience company Amyris, Inc. in the research, development and production of active cosmetic ingredients.
Givaudan to acquire Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra Foods
23 May 2016 |
As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen capabilities in integrated solutions, Givaudan today announced that it is acquiring ConAgra Foods’ Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings business.
Givaudan opens new laboratory and office facilities in Pakistan
12 May 2016 |
Givaudan today became the first global flavours company to open laboratory and office facilities in Pakistan. For the first time customers in the country will be able to access Givaudan’s industry-leading capabilities locally.
Givaudan celebrates ground-breaking of new innovation centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland
29 Apr 2016 |
Givaudan today marked the start of the construction of a new innovation centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland, a CHF 120 million investment demonstrating its commitment to provide innovative solutions to customers in the flavour and fragrance industry.
2016 First quarter sales
12 Apr 2016 |
In the first three months of 2016, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,152 million, an increase of 5.8% on a like-for-like basis, and 5.6% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
Givaudan rebrands cosmetic business as ‘Active Beauty’
11 Apr 2016 |
Givaudan’s active cosmetics business is rebranded as ‘Active Beauty’, with the mission to bring beauty to the world. The unveiling of the new identity coincides with in-cosmetics Paris, the leading global business event for personal care ingredients.
2016 Annual General Meeting
17 Mar 2016 |
The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 17 March 2016. It was attended by 344 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,997,570 shares (43.29% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
Givaudan publishes<br/>Sustainability Report 2015
17 Mar 2016 |
Givaudan announced today the publication of its Sustainability Report 2015, published in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 reporting guidelines.
Givaudan marks 10th anniversary of TasteTrek® Citrus with the creation of Global Citrus Collection
09 Mar 2016 |
Givaudan is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its customer TasteTrek® Citrus programme, with an Anniversary Global Citrus Flavour Collection inspired by a decade of exploring citrus in groves around the world.
Givaudan presents the exclusive anthology ‘An Odyssey of Flavours and Fragrances’
18 Feb 2016 |
Today, Givaudan, hosts a launch event in Paris, France, to celebrate the publication of an exclusive anthology, that takes us on a journey through the fascinating history of the fragrance and flavour industry.
Givaudan joins forces for innovation as founding partner of MassChallenge Switzerland
09 Feb 2016 |
Givaudan announced today that it will join forces for innovation with start-up accelerator, MassChallenge, which is expanding into Switzerland and is already active in Boston, London and Jerusalem.
2015 Full Year Results<br/>Strong financial performance
02 Feb 2016 |
Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 4,396 million, an increase of 2.7% on a like-for-like basis and a decline of 0.2% in Swiss francs when compared to 2014.
Givaudan celebrates ten years of ethical sourcing
18 Jan 2016 |
Givaudan is proudly marking a milestone in its journey to sustainable natural ingredients with an event celebrating ‘Ten years of Ethical Sourcing’ in Paris from 18 to 22 January 2016.
Givaudan recognised as a global leader on climate change with top CDP score of 100A
04 Nov 2015 |
CDP recognises Givaudan as global climate change leader with highest possible score of 100A.
Givaudan lays the foundation for new flavours facility in Pune, India
22 Oct 2015 |
Givaudan is demonstrating the importance of India, as one of its key high growth markets, to its growth strategy by investing CHF 55 million in this new world-class flavours manufacturing facility. This is Givaudan’s largest investment in India since 1998.
Givaudan appoints two new Executive Committee members
16 Oct 2015 |
Givaudan today announced the appointments of Chris Thoen as Head of Global Science and Technology, and Willem Mutsaerts as Head of Global Procurement. Effective immediately, both will become members of the Executive Committee.
2015 Nine Months Sales
09 Oct 2015 |
In the first nine months of 2015 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,296 million, an increase of 2.0% on a like‑for‑like basis and a decline of 0.5% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
Givaudan opens Fragrance creative centre, Perfumery School and production hub in Singapore
07 Oct 2015 |
Givaudan today officially opened its new Fragrance creative centre and production hub in Singapore. This is the largest global investment for the Fragrance Division.
Givaudan inaugurates new active cosmetic ingredients production line in Pomacle, France
05 Oct 2015 |
Givaudan announced the inauguration of its new active cosmetic ingredients fermentation line in Pomacle, France. The CHF 11 million investment in the extension of the production capacity is Givaudan’s most important infrastructure investment in active cosmetic ingredients (ACI) to date.
Givaudan acquires Induchem
31 Aug 2015 |
Givaudan today announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of Induchem Holding AG and its subsidiaries. Induchem’s portfolio of products is based on a wide range of innovative and highly functional active ingredients with proven efficacy results, as well as research expertise in fields such as biocatalysis, metagenomics, and biochemical synthesis. Induchem primarily operates from Volketswil, Switzerland, Toulouse, France and New York, USA, and employs 65 people.
Responsible Growth. Shared Success.
27 Aug 2015 |
Givaudan today announced its financial ambitions and roadmap for the next five years. The Company seeks to ensure responsible growth and shared success for its shareholders, customers and all key stakeholders.
2015 Half Year Results
17 Jul 2015 |
Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,184 million, an increase of 1.3% on a like-for-like basis and a decline of 0.3% in Swiss francs.