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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan announces its Chief Executive Officer, Gilles Andrier, will receive the prestigious Hall of Fame Award from The Fragrance Foundation (TFF) at the 2024 Fragrance Foundation Awards held in New York City on 5 June 2024.
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| Givaudan has secured its fifth consecutive CDP double A on climate action and water security. This latest recognition makes Givaudan one of a small number of companies that achieved a double ‘A’ out of more than 21,000 organisations scored.
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| Full year Group sales were CHF 6,915 million, an increase of 4.1% on a like-for-like (LFL) basis and a decrease of 2.8% in Swiss francs when compared to 2022.
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| Givaudan announces the extension of its fragrance precursor collection with the addition of Scentaurus™ Vanilla which is a non-colouring, elegant vanilla note.
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| Givaudan Active Beauty has achieved a ground-breaking leap in the sustainability of hyaluronic acid production with its creation of PrimalHyal™ 50 Life: the most sustainable low molecular weight hyaluronic acid within Givaudan’s portfolio.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| In their fifth annual collaboration, Givaudan and the University of California Berkeley have released transformative research paving the way for enhanced efficiency in alternative protein.
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| Givaudan announces the successful placement of EUR 500 million of senior debt
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| Givaudan announced an agreement with neuroscience company Thimus, the developer of the exclusive TBox platform that provides an integrated collection of explicit and implicit data for exploring how humans experience food.
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| Givaudan today announces the successful placement of CHF 250 million straight bonds in the domestic market.
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| Givaudan, Bühler, Cargill, ITAL and The FoodTech Hub Latam today jointly announced the opening of Tropical Food Innovation Lab, an innovation ecosystem for the development of sustainable food and beverages focused on the Brazilian biodiversity.
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| In the first nine months of 2023 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 5,265 million, an increase of 2.9% on a like-for-like (LFL) basis and a decrease of 3.5% in Swiss francs.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
Givaudan is thrilled to announce the 2023 graduates from the Givaudan Perfumery School, revealing the next generation of perfumers: Mr Andrea Montanari, Mrs Ashley Santiago, Mrs Carol Belli, Mrs Julie Noé, Mrs Laurie Martinez, Mrs Samantha Yu and Mr Wesley Perumal.
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan has received the prestigious ‘Enterprising Leader’ award at this year’s RE100 Awards. The award was presented in a ceremony on 19 September in New York City as part of the official Climate Week celebrations.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan has unveiled its new creative vision, ‘What is love?’, translating Gen Z’s love and seduction language into olfactive creations to be showcased in an immersive experience.
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| Givaudan launched ScalpSure™, its new technology allowing for the creation of fragrances which effectively counteract scalp malodour and provide a delightful, scented experience.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Powered by leading consumer insight agency Canvas8, Givaudan’s latest FlavourVision® trend report leverages global research, expansive data and world-renowned expertise.
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| Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,535 million, an increase of 2.4% on a like-for-like (LFL) basis and a decrease of 3.2% in Swiss francs.
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| Givaudan has expanded the Protein Hub at its flagship Zurich Innovation Centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland to support the growth of dairy alternatives.
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| PetTech addresses pet owners’ expectations for highly efficient fragrance products that are greener and safer for both their pets and surroundings.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan is launching Customer Foresight. This exclusive, proprietary futurescaping platform, leverages Givaudan’s human expertise, big data and AI to anticipate tomorrow’s challenges, foresee consumer expectations, and create winning food experiences.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Sense It®, a proprietary taste language created by Givaudan, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. First developed in 1993, it has become a universal and standardised language used around the world for food experience characterisation, differentiation, and product innovation.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan will showcase a range of natural solutions for emotional, mental and physical wellbeing at Vitafoods Europe (9-11 May 2023 in Geneva).
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| Givaudan, the global leader in Fragrance & Beauty and Taste & Wellbeing, is proud to become a partner of LEAD Network (Leading Executives Advancing Diversity) to increase gender representation at leadership level and support its ongoing commitment to growing diversity and inclusion.
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| Givaudan Active Beauty sets a new standard in the skin microbiome field with the launch of B-Biome™ Score.
| Givaudan shares with heavy hearts and profound sadness that Jean Amic, former CEO of Givaudan, passed away on April, 26th in Grasse, France at the age of 87.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan has uncovered Geogaia™ which overcomes the challenges associated with recreating the complex smell of petrichor, and brings the most authentic olfactive translation of this beloved scent, providing green, earthy and watery tonalities to the fragrances.
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| In the first three months of 2023 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,773 million, an increase of 3.6% on a like-for-like (LFL) basis and a decrease of 0.4% in Swiss francs.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan today announces that it has completed the acquisition of a major cosmetic ingredients portfolio from Amyris, Inc.
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  • Financial
| The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 23 March 2023. It was attended by 323 shareholders or proxies, representing 5,360,661 shares (58.06% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| PrimalHyal™ Hydra[+] outperforms standard HA hydration benefits by at least a factor of 2, bringing never-before-seen moisturising efficacy to both rinse-off and leave-on applications.
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan has once again been recognised for its global leadership in engaging its supply chain on climate as part of CDP's latest Supplier Engagement Rating (SER) Leaderboard. The Company's efforts were awarded an A rating, earning Givaudan a place on the leaderboard once again.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan unveils ‘Haute Parfumerie’, an event dedicated to its unique creative savoir-faire, from 6 to 17 March 2023 at its Fine Fragrance Creative Centre in Paris.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire certain cosmetic ingredients from Amyris, including Neossance® Squalane, the highest performant emollient, Neossance® Hemisqualane, the plant-based silicone alternative and CleanScreen™, the sustainable sun protector.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
| Givaudan introduces RetiLife™, a molecule for anti-ageing and a breakthrough evolution for the cosmetic industry. This new active ingredient is the first 100% naturally sourced retinol, and as such a sustainable solution to chemically synthesised retinol.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan introduces a new way of translating scents into colour patterns with artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
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| Full year Group sales were CHF 7,117 million, an increase of 5.3% on a like-for-like (LFL) basis and 6.5% in Swiss francs when compared to 2021.
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan has been recognised for its global leadership in climate and water for the fourth consecutive year with a prestigious double A rating from CDP.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| The integrated centre completes a five-year investment programme of CHF 30 million and will further support the development of encapsulation delivery technology, to meet consumers’ demand for long-lasting fragrance experiences, across a variety of product categories.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan launched the newly upgraded MoodScentz™+ which redefines our understanding of emotional experience while introducing a new neurobiology measurement capability and extensive data mining. 
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| The new active ingredient Siliphos® outperforms the plant-based retinol alternative bakuchiol while offering benefits that challenge retinoid efficacy by reducing wrinkles without side effects.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Scentaurus™ Melrose is a biodegradable molecule that delivers a long-lasting floral green effect with honey and linden blossom facets, and high-performance floral fresh rosy signals with powdery anisic undertones.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan has launched its unique human-machine co-creation service powered by artificial intelligence (AI) in collaboration with the Tmall Innovation Centre (TMIC), enabling customers to realise their olfactory vision with unsurpassed sampling speed in China’s unique e-commerce market.
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| Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 LR | In the first nine months of 2022 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 5,458 million, an increase of 6.1% on a like-for-like basis and 7.7% in Swiss francs.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan's white paper provides cutting-edge information on current, emerging and future technologies for manufacturers producing meat and fish alternatives.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| By combining research expertise and consumer understanding, Givaudan aims to expand its ability to serve the silver generation’s growing demand for wellbeing solutions.
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan is thrilled to share the very positive results of its responsible sourcing initiative in Egypt. The project involves training local jasmine farmers in safer and more environmentally sustainable agricultural practices. 
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan and LanzaTech NZ, Inc. (“LanzaTech”), an innovative Carbon Capture and Transformation (“CCT”) company have announced a collaboration for the development of sustainable fragrance ingredients from renewable carbon.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan Active Beauty unveils the power and performance of New Purple 23641, a vegan pigment for use in make-up formulations.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Bühler, Cargill and Givaudan have joined forces to help accelerate start-ups who are innovating in plant-based protein, to address the needs of a growing global population.
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| Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 LR | Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,652 million, an increase of 6.2% on a like-for-like1 basis and 8.3% in Swiss francs.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Three leading global companies, Givaudan, Bühler, and Cargill, have formed a consortium in collaboration with the FoodTech HUB Latam and ITAL, Food Technology Institute, to build a food innovation centre in the city of Campinas, recognised as Brazil's tech powerhouse.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Dedicated to lip care, Spherulite™ HA Ultimate demonstrates significant instant and long-term plumping benefits.  
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Olivier Gillotin, Vice President of Perfumery, is the recipient of the 2022 ASP Lifetime Achievement Award for his accomplished career and passion for the craft of perfumery. 
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| BioNootkatone is a breakthrough ingredient that answers market demand for sustainable, natural, clean-label citrus flavour without the cost and supply volatility of traditional citrus extracts.
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  • Corporate
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| Givaudan SA announces the successful placement of CHF 300M of Swiss Franc Bonds
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan’s ground-breaking Customer Foresight futurescaping platform will leverage big data, artificial intelligence (AI) technology and Givaudan’s deep expertise to co-create food experiences with customers and meet the ever changing needs of consumers.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan today introduced NaNino+™, a patent-pending synergistic combination of plant-based ingredients and natural flavourings that can be used as a nitrite replacement in processed meat.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan Active Beauty introduces Centella CAST, the natural remodelling partner crafted by green fractionation from one of the most well-known medicinal plants, Centella Asiatica.
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| Givaudan raises the bar on hygiene technologies with the launch of the SaniScent™ platform, the industries' most comprehensive technologies that reinforces hygiene to improve overall health and wellbeing.
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| In the first three months of 2022 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,780 million, an increase of 4.6% on a like-for-like basis and 6.4% in Swiss francs.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Cristalhyal™ e-Perfection, the triple-action ingredient, accesses the skin’s deep layers via electrical attraction to provide well-ageing benefits, long-lasting hydration and mattifying effects.
  • Corporate
| The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 24 March 2022. Shareholders provided their voting instructions to the independent voting rights representatives in writing or through a secured online platform.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Patchoul’Up™ is a 100% upcycled active ingredient able to rebalance sebum production, eliminate dry flakes and normalise the scalp microbiome for overall wellbeing.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan Active Beauty introduces Neoporyl™, an active ingredient that reduces the size of enlarged pores by targeting the biological root causes of parakeratosis, an alteration of the epidermal structure, and dermis fragility.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan has launched PrimeLock+™, a natural, vegan-friendly integrated solution that mimics animal fat cells, enabling food companies to take plant-based product development and consumer satisfaction to a new level.
  • Corporate
| Givaudan proudly unveils its new brand identity ‘Human by nature’. The Company is changing the way it presents itself to better reflect the role it plays and the value it brings to its clients and the world at large.
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan has been recognised once again for its global leadership in supply chain engagement with a place on the prestigious CDP Supplier Engagement Leaderboard.
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| Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 LR | Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 6,684 million, an increase of 7.1% on a like-for-like basis and 5.7% in Swiss francs when compared to 2020.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| As part of its 2025 strategy to expand the capabilities of its Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has acquired a 48% stake in Nanovetores Group from The Criatec Fund, a Brazilian investment fund focused on innovative, early stage companies.
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan has once again been recognised by CDP with a double A rating for its leadership in climate action and water stewardship. The Company is one of a small number that achieved a double A, out of nearly 12,000 businesses that were scored based on data submitted through CDP’s questionnaires in 2021.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
| For the last six years, Givaudan scientists have been striving to ensure fragrances capsules both deliver outstanding scent release and are kind to nature. The result is PlanetCaps™, a combination of high biodegradability and renewable carbon source material, delivering long-lasting fragrance experience appreciated by both customers and consumers.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Aligned with its 2025 strategy to expand the portfolio of its global Taste & Wellbeing business, Givaudan today announced it has completed the acquisition of DDW, the Color House, a US based natural colour company.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| As part of its 2025 strategy to expand the capabilities of its fragrance business, Givaudan today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Custom Essence, a US based fragrance creation house.
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| Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of CHF 300 million of straight Bonds in the domestic market.
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| 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.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan today reaffirmed its commitment to customers and partners in the Nordic region with the opening of the Givaudan Nordic Experience Centre in Malmö, Sweden. The new facility unlocks more opportunities for co-creation with Nordic customers, helping accelerate innovation and enhancing Givaudan’s ability to tailor food and beverages to local trends and preferences. 
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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| Givaudan Active Beauty is pushing the boundaries of biotechnology by presenting new specifications for BisaboLife®, the purest and sustainable (-)-α-bisabolol. Thanks to an optimised process, we now guarantee an ingredient with a level of purity at a minimum of 99%, the highest rate available in the industry today, outperforming synthetic and natural products.
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| Givaudan is proud to be part of a specialised team involved in the making of Ma Madeleine™, a web application that works in tandem with a high-quality olfactory rehabilitation kit.
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| As more and more people believe that wellbeing is connected to the health of the skin, scientists and perfumers have created two innovative technologies, My Z-biome™ and Z-biome™ Deo.
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| Givaudan Active Beauty strengthens its portfolio by launching [N.A.S.]™ Rosemary 01, a functional cosmetic ingredient that challenges butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) by outperforming its efficacy in a natural and organic way.
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| Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 LR | 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.

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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| 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.
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| Givaudan Active Beauty presents Masknyl™, an active ingredient able to counteract redness, inflammation and hyperpigmentation due to mask-wearing.
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| Givaudan is delighted to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Givaudan Perfumery School, a legendary institution recognised for training some of the world’s most renowned perfumers over the years.
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| Givaudan is taking its commitment to the next level by joining the Animal-Free Safety Assessment Collaboration. AFSA brings together corporations with non-profits such as Humane Society International (HSI), who share the vision of a non-animal approach to product safety assessment in order to better protect people and our planet.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan Active Beauty unveils Sericoside, an active ingredient with the well-ageing power to offer skin a second youth by resetting its cellular memory.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Three companies Givaudan, Bühler and Migros have formed a new entity, The Cultured Food Innovation Hub, in Kemptthal near Zurich, to accelerate the development and market penetration of cellular agriculture products.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan today expanded its global protein innovation network with a new Protein Hub at its flagship Zurich Innovation Centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan has signed a joint venture agreement with Privi Speciality Chemicals Limited, India, to strengthen production capabilities for its global speciality fragrance ingredients.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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| Givaudan is delighted to unveil two new innovative fragrance technologies, Phytogaia™ and Thalassogaia™, which are inspired by nature allowing perfumers to bring the natural benefits of forests and the ocean into perfumes.
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| 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.
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| Givaudan, the global leader in fragrance and beauty has strengthened its e-commerce offering in China through the opening of its flagship business-to-business (B2B) store on China’s leading wholesale website, 1688.com.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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| The world’s first toxicology testing strategy without animal testing has been approved by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). It can be used to predict whether a substance causes allergic reactions in the skin.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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| 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.
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  • Sustainability
| 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.
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| Givaudan launches ‘Touch Again’ to highlight the transformative power of scent in uplifting the human spirit through four themes, addressing the uncertainty, loneliness and lack of human touch that has resulted from the pandemic.
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| By combining our perfumers’ understanding of bloom with an array of scientific analysis, Bloomful™ makes it easier to define and measure this fascinating concept, which can add an appealing new olfactive dimension to many consumer products.
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| Newly published randomised crossover study in healthy adults compares the efficacy of five turmeric formulas at their recommended daily dose, with TurmiPure Gold® demonstrating bioequivalence at a low dose for the first time.
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| Givaudan, a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, and Bühler, global leader for food processing solutions, today jointly announced the official opening of the APAC Protein Innovation Centre.
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  • Sustainability
| To mark Earth Day 2021, Givaudan has today unveiled its Sourcing4Good programme, opening a new chapter in its responsible sourcing approach.
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| 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.
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| 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.
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| 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.

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| Givaudan Active Beauty is proud to launch Mangixyl™, a powerful microbiome-friendly cosmetic ingredient with proven efficacy targeting oily skin through sebum regulation.
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  • Sustainability
| 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”.
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| 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.
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| Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced the launch of the Aroma Kiosk, a ground-breaking new digital sensory insights tool, which is designed to connect with consumers in dynamic environments such as grocery and department stores, universities and shopping malls to gather valuable consumer insights and recommend products in real time.
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| Givaudan Active Beauty presents Chronoglow™, an active ingredient crafted by green fractionation and empowered by artificial intelligence (AI) able to mimic botanical epigenetic mechanisms for skin care benefits.
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| 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”.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced it has strategically realigned its portfolio to better reflect how, through its expanded product offering and capabilities, it supports customers to deliver future facing food experiences that consumers value.
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| Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has partnered with leading market intelligence firm Bellomy to launch FlavorFinders™, a unique research-backed, patent pending segmentation tool that will evolve the way flavor strategy is built, for the North America market.
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| Givaudan Active Beauty launches Omegablue®, a cosmetic ingredient created from upcycled wild bilberries used for advanced skin repair. A plant that grows in Central and Northern Europe, we’ve upcycled the seeds to craft a natural ingredient to revert skin dryness, irritation, and desquamation caused by lipid barrier damage.
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  • Taste & Wellbeing
| Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced the launch of its unique Advanced Tools for Modelling (ATOM) which use state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to optimise food and flavour formulation and facilitate co-creation and collaboration with customers.
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  • Sustainability
| 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.
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| Givaudan Active Beauty presents Nootropics, a collection of six natural and traceable extracts featuring guarana, ginger, green tea, gotu kola, ginkgo and green coffee, well-known among the industry and consumers for their impressive functions as food supplements and their cosmetic properties.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Givaudan today announced that it is to acquire Myrissi.
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  • Corporate
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| 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.
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  • Sustainability
| 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.
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  • Sustainability
| 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.
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan has been included for the fifth consecutive year, in the globally-recognised FTSE4Good Index Series following an independent review earlier in 2020.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan has been ranked in the top 1% of the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment 2020, achieving its highest accolade; the platinum medal.
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  • Sustainability
| 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.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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| Givaudan SA announces today the issue of Swiss franc straight bonds of CHF 150,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.
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  • Corporate
  • Financial
| 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.
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  • Financial
  • Taste & Wellbeing
| 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 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.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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”.
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  • Sustainability
| 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, 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 today announced its roadmap and ambitious financial targets for the next five years, Committed to Growth, with Purpose.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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.
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| 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 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 Active Beauty is proud to launch Koffee’Up™, a scientifically proven premium coffee oil crafted using upcycling techniques.
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  • Fragrance & Beauty
| Givaudan is proud to launch VivaScentz™, an exclusive and radically new technology guiding our creative teams in crafting fragrances with wellbeing benefits across all categories of perfume including fine fragrance, personal, home, and fabric care as well as oral care flavours.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
| 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
| 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 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.
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  • Corporate
  • Financial
| Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of EUR 1,000 million of senior debt notes.
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| 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
| A new, dedicated production line established in its Vernier (Geneva) site will donate the equivalent of almost 700,000 bottles.
  • Corporate
  • COVID
| 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
| With coronavirus we are facing an unprecedented situation that is impacting all of us personally and professionally.
  • Corporate
  • Financial
| 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 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
| 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 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, 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.
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  • Sustainability
| Givaudan is recognised for its leadership in water security by CDP with the highest ‘A’ score.
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.
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| 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 is named on CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy.
| 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, 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.
| 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 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, 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| Givaudan’s 2019 Investor Days took place in Kemptthal on 15 and 16 October in the newly inaugurated Zurich Innovation Centre (ZIC).
| 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 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 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, 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.
| 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, 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, 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.
| 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, 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, 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.
| 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 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 receives CI's Hero Award by recognising Givaudan for its commitment to forest conservation, particularly in protecting natural resources and empowering local communities.
| 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, 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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).
| 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’.
| 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. Offering the broadest palette of fragrance precursors in the industry and reinventing the architecture of Fragrances.
| 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.