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22 Sep 2020

Givaudan further reinforces nature and climate commitments signing Business for Nature call-to-action

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.

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.
14 Sep 2020

Givaudan introduces its Naturality Platform™, a major step towards nature-conscious fragrances creation

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”.

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”.
10 Sep 2020

Givaudan becomes founding member of B Lab’s B Movement Builders

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.

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.
28 Aug 2020

Givaudan renames its Flavour and Fragrance divisions to Taste & Wellbeing and Fragrance & Beauty

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.

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.
27 Aug 2020

Givaudan announces its 2025 strategy

Givaudan today announced its roadmap and ambitious financial targets for the next five years, Committed to Growth, with Purpose.

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.
03 Aug 2020

Givaudan completes the acquisition of Alderys

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.

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.
21 Jul 2020

2020 Half year results

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.

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.
15 Jul 2020

Givaudan sets an ambition to become a certified B Corp

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.

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.
22 Jun 2020

Givaudan launches Koffee’Up™, a new sustainable beauty elixir crafted from upcycled Arabica coffee

Givaudan Active Beauty is proud to launch Koffee’Up™, a scientifically proven premium coffee oil crafted using upcycling techniques.

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.
29 May 2020

Givaudan completes the acquisition of the cosmetics business of Indena

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.

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.
28 May 2020

Givaudan to acquire Alderys

As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in bio-engineering technologies, Givaudan today announced that it is to acquire Alderys.

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.
13 May 2020

Givaudan announces divestiture of processed and grated cheese business

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.

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.
15 Apr 2020

Givaudan announces the successful placement of EUR 1,000 million of senior debt

Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of EUR 1,000 million of senior debt notes.

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.
08 Apr 2020

2020 First quarter sales

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.

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.
02 Apr 2020

Givaudan joins global efforts to provide hand sanitiser for medical, community and front line service needs

A new, dedicated production line established in its Vernier (Geneva) site will donate the equivalent of almost 700,000 bottles.

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.
27 Mar 2020

Givaudan establishes COVID-19 Communities Fund

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.

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.
27 Mar 2020

A message from our CEO

With coronavirus we are facing an unprecedented situation that is impacting all of us personally and professionally.

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.
22 Mar 2020

Givaudan endorses UN CEO Water Mandate

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.

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.
18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus

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.

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.
13 Mar 2020

Givaudan Active Beauty launches Synchronight™

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.

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.
20 Feb 2020

Givaudan completes acquisition of Ungerer

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.

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.
03 Feb 2020

Givaudan scored double ‘A’ by CDP for both climate change and water security

Givaudan is recognised for its leadership in water security by CDP with the highest ‘A’ score.

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.
24 Jan 2020

2019 Full year results

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.

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.
20 Jan 2020

Givaudan on CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for leading effort against climate change

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 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.
03 Dec 2019

Keeping up the momentum against global warming: Givaudan signs UN’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C

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.

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.
27 Nov 2019

Givaudan doubles flavour production capacity in China with expansion of Nantong manufacturing facility

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 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.
26 Nov 2019

Givaudan to acquire cosmetics business of Indena

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 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.
19 Nov 2019

Givaudan introduces newly defined purpose

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 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.
14 Nov 2019

Givaudan publishes insights from Givaudan’s Chef’s Council 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 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.
08 Nov 2019

Givaudan to acquire Ungerer

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 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.
30 Oct 2019

Givaudan presents a new biotechnology approach for synthesising the most widely used biodegradable fragrance ingredient, Ambrofix

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 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.
17 Oct 2019

2019 Investor Days

Givaudan’s 2019 Investor Days took place in Kemptthal on 15 and 16 October in the newly inaugurated Zurich Innovation Centre (ZIC).

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).
10 Oct 2019

2019 Nine month sales

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.

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.
02 Oct 2019

Givaudan Active Beauty introduces i-MAPS, the first instant microbiome profiling system in the cosmetics industry

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 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.
23 Sep 2019

Givaudan rises up to the highest climate action ambition

Aligns greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets in order to limit global warming at 1.5°C Aims for a reduction of 70% in GHG emissions by 2030 Pursuing a longstanding commitment to climate action, Givaudan takes its ambition to the highest level by aligning GHG emission targets to limit global

Givaudan rises up to the highest climate action ambition

23 Sep 2019
Aligns greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets in order to limit global warming at 1.5°C Aims for a reduction of 70% in GHG emissions by 2030 Pursuing a longstanding commitment to climate action, Givaudan takes its ambition to the highest level by aligning GHG emission targets to limit global
20 Sep 2019

Givaudan ranks in top 1% in 2019 EcoVadis survey

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 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.
19 Sep 2019

Givaudan’s Chef’s Council 2019 edition takes on ‘The Protein Challenge’

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.

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.
16 Sep 2019

Analyst visit to biorefinery at Pomacle

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.

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.
06 Sep 2019

Givaudan completes the acquisition of Drom

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 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.
02 Sep 2019

Givaudan completes acquisition of Vietnamese flavour company Golden Frog

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.

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.
29 Aug 2019

2019 Half year conference

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.

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.
21 Aug 2019

Givaudan acquires Fragrance Oils

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 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.
24 Jul 2019

Givaudan to acquire Drom

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 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.
18 Jul 2019

2019 Half year results

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.

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.
17 Jun 2019

Givaudan strengthens global innovation ecosystem with opening of new flagship Innovation Centre in Switzerland

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 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.
11 Jun 2019

Givaudan and the Givaudan Foundation receive Conservation International’s Global Conservation Hero Award for Tonka Bean programme in Venezuela

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 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.
20 May 2019

Givaudan to acquire Vietnamese flavour company Golden Frog

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 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.
06 May 2019

Givaudan completes the acquisition of Albert Vieille

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 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.
29 Apr 2019

Givaudan to acquire cosmetics business of AMSilk

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 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.
09 Apr 2019

2019 Annual investor conference

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 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.
09 Apr 2019

2019 First quarter sales

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.

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.
03 Apr 2019

Givaudan Fragrances launches ‘Carto’, its Artificial Intelligence powered tool to reinvent the way perfumers create

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.

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.
28 Mar 2019

2019 Annual General Meeting

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).

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).
27 Mar 2019

2018 Progress Review demonstrates success of Givaudan’s ‘A Sense of Tomorrow’ approach to sustainability

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’.

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’.
21 Mar 2019

Givaudan strengthens its Active Beauty capabilities in plant cell culture and phytopeptides

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 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.
15 Mar 2019

Givaudan demonstrates its commitment to citrus biodiversity with new donation to University of California, Riverside

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 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.
04 Mar 2019

Givaudan unveils Sensityl™, a sustainable concentrate of marine biotechnology for cosmetics that also influences consumers’ mood

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 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.
14 Feb 2019

Givaudan opens first fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore for the Asia Pacific market

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 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.
07 Feb 2019

Givaudan opens new state-of-the-art Flavours manufacturing facility in Pune, India

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 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.
06 Feb 2019

Givaudan recognised as world leader for supplier engagement on climate change

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 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.
05 Feb 2019

Givaudan co-founds ‘Future Food Initiative’ to advance sustainable food and nutrition research

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 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.
28 Jan 2019

Givaudan launches Scentaurus®, a new family of sustainable fragrance precursors

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 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.
25 Jan 2019

2018 Full year results

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.

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.
24 Jan 2019

Givaudan opens Digital Factory in Paris to accelerate digital transformation and innovation

Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, has inaugurated a Digital Factory to continue driving digital transformation and anticipate trends.

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.
23 Jan 2019

Givaudan Fragrances launches its FiveCarbon Path™

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 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.
22 Jan 2019

Givaudan earns CDP leadership scores for climate action and water security

Givaudan is recognised for climate action leadership as well as for water stewardship by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.

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.
10 Jan 2019

Givaudan opens new Flavours technical and commercial centre in Casablanca

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 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.
14 Dec 2018

Givaudan enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire Albert Vieille SAS

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 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.
29 Nov 2018

Givaudan launches MISTA – a new innovation platform for the food industry

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 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.
13 Nov 2018

Givaudan announces a CHF 20 million investment at Expressions Parfumées in Grasse to support the growth of local and regional customers

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.

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.
25 Oct 2018

2018 Investor Days

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.

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.
25 Oct 2018

Givaudan opens new commercial and development centre in Indonesia

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.

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.
09 Oct 2018

2018 Nine Month Sales

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.

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.
27 Sep 2018

Givaudan participates in EU-funded HyCool project to promote innovative renewable energy

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 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.
19 Sep 2018

Givaudan completes the acquisition and delisting of Naturex

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 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.