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6 Feb 2018

Givaudan Active Beauty leads the way in skin microbiome research

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.
26 Jan 2018

2017 Full Year Results

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.
8 Jan 2018

Givaudan announces changes to the Executive Committee

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.
18 Dec 2017

Givaudan enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire Expressions Parfumées

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.
14 Dec 2017

Givaudan announces the signing of a Schuldscheindarlehen (SSD) Agreement

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.
14 Dec 2017

Givaudan opens new centre for business solutions in Kuala Lumpur

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.
17 Nov 2017

Hi-tech startups awarded top prizes at MassChallenge Switzerland awards ceremony

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.
31 Oct 2017

Givaudan introduces ‘A sense of tomorrow’

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.
27 Oct 2017

Givaudan opens new creative centre in Mexico City

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.
25 Oct 2017

Givaudan sets industry-leading target for Responsible Sourcing programme

Givaudan announced today that 90% of its raw materials volume of natural origin will be responsibly sourced by 2020.
24 Oct 2017

Givaudan earns top score for climate action leadership

Givaudan has earned an 'A' for climate action leadership from CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.
20 Oct 2017

Givaudan lays the foundation for its largest ever investment in its fragrance business in China

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.
10 Oct 2017

2017 Nine months sales

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.
3 Oct 2017

Givaudan announces strategic partnership with Draco Natural Products, Inc.

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.
20 Sep 2017

Givaudan to acquire Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group

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.

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