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Environment, Health and Safety Report 2008

Givaudan group's Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Report for 2008
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1 Dec 2008

Givaudan unveils powerful new approach to chicken flavour creation

Givaudan has unveiled a new, evolutionary approach to creating unique chicken flavours for its customers. Combining global, ground-breaking research with culinary exploration into how chicken is consumed around the world.
8 Oct 2008

Nine Months 2008 Sales: Accelerated growth momentum

In the first nine months of 2008, the business of Givaudan has again proven resilient with above market growth. In a difficult economic environment, Givaudan achieved sales of CHF 3,149 million, an increase of 9.8% in local currencies and 1.4% in Swiss francs.
6 Oct 2008

Givaudan discovers new orange flavour varieties with TasteTrek® Citrus

Givaudan has discovered and evaluated eight new, natural orange flavour varieties which have the potential to influence citrus-flavoured food and beverage products of the future.
29 Sep 2008

New Givaudan ByNature range of natural culinary meat flavours

Givaudan Flavours is launching its new ByNature programme for the European market with a series of natural culinary profiles for meat flavours.
5 Aug 2008

Half Year Results 2008: Integration on track- profitability further improved

In the first half year 2008, the business of Givaudan has proven resilient with above market growth in a difficult economic environment. Sales totalled CHF 2,095 million, representing a growth of 13.5% in local currencies and 4.5% in Swiss francs.
14 Jul 2008

Givaudan Flavours provides ‘clean label’ solution for rising cost of lemon oils

A variety of weather-related problems has severely impacted the world’s supply of lemons, with shortages of around 30% expected this year, according to Givaudan, the world’s largest flavours company. This, in turn, is driving up lemon oil prices significantly.
1 Jul 2008

Givaudan launches new consumer-driven approach to vanilla flavour creation

TasteEssentials™ Vanilla programme optimises and pushes the boundaries of traditional vanilla flavour toward new and distinctive consumer-winning experiences.
25 Jun 2008

Givaudan launches TasteEssentials™ for citrus- a consumer-driven approach to orange flavour innovation

TasteEssentials™ for Citrus is a consumer focused and cross-disciplinary creative and technical journey which puts consumer insights at the fingertips of Givaudan’s flavourists and product innovators to inspire, guide, and validate their creations.
14 May 2008

Givaudan's Chefs' Council 2008- Uncovering the flavours of the future

In an unparalleled gathering focused on culinary flavour innovation, Givaudan’s global Chefs’ Council® meets at Alícia in Mon St. Benet in Sant Fruitos de Bages, near Barcelona, Spain on May 14-16 to share insights from the world of fine dining and uncover ‘what’s next’ on the menu of international gastronomic trends.
13 May 2008

New agreement in Fragrances with Colgate Palmolive

Givaudan has signed a new agreement with Colgate Palmolive as a collaborative partner for their internal fragrances development team on all their categories around the world.
4 Apr 2008

First Quarter 2008 Sales: Sales growth on track with target

In the first quarter of 2008, Givaudan achieved sales of CHF 1,052.8 million, an increase of +27.2% in local currencies and +18.3% in Swiss francs.
26 Mar 2008

Annual General Meeting 2008

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place in Geneva on 26 March 2008. It was attended by 150 shareholders, representing 2,659,001 or 36,57% of the total 7,270,340 registered shares.
14 Mar 2008

Election to the Board of Directors

At the upcoming Annual General Meeting on 26 March 2008, Dr Andres F. Leuenberger, Vice-Chairman, will retire from the Board.
26 Mar 2008

Invitation to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2008

The Annual General Meeting 2008 will be held on Wednesday 26 March at 11:00 am in the salle communale de Chêne-Bougeries, 1, route du Vallon, 1224 Chêne-Bougeries (Geneva).

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