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Sustainability Report 2010

Givaudan group's Sustainability Report for 2010
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23 Nov 2010

Scent of the Vanishing Flora Roman Kaiser, Givaudan’s world-renowned scientist, publishes his new book

Givaudan announces the publication of Roman Kaiser's third book 'Scent of the Vanishing Flora'. His latest book takes the reader on a journey through many biodiversity hotspots, all of them home to endangered plant species.
1 Nov 2010

Givaudan’s ChefsCouncil™ delivers new insights into umami and kokumi to drive food product development

Givaudan's ChefsCouncil™ 2010 recently convened in Hong Kong in a global, culinary exploration of umami and kokumi to feed into its 'chef to shelf' programme of food product development for customers.
8 Oct 2010

Nine Months 2010 Sales: Growth momentum maintained

In the first nine months of 2010, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,283 million, a strong increase of 9.8% in local currencies and 8.5% in Swiss francs with both divisions contributing to this good result.
28 Sep 2010

Givaudan supports the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity

Givaudan, the worldwide leader in fragrance and flavour creation, actively supports the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity. The company is committed to preserving the environment and safeguarding biodiversity – the variety of life forms on earth.
2 Sep 2010

Givaudan creates unique salt language to guide flavour creation

Givaudan has developed a unique sensory language called Sense ItTM Salt which enables a more accurate description of the complex taste effects of salt in foods. Sense ItTM Salt will enhance Givaudan's ability to create flavours that restore the taste aspects of salt and drive consumer preference in low sodium applications.
31 Aug 2010

Givaudan entering a new era of profitable growth

Givaudan today unveils its updated five-year strategy to continue to outperform underlying market growth and to further expand its leading position in the fragrance and flavours industry.
5 Aug 2010

Half Year Results 2010: Double-digit sales growth and strongly improved profitability

Double-digit sales growth and strongly improved profitability -Group sales for the first six months of the year totalled CHF 2,199 million, an increase of 10.5% in local currencies and 10.2% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
30 Jun 2010

Powered by Givaudan, iPerfumer – the first mobile perfume recommendation tool – is available for free download from Apple app store

Fragrance experts at industry-leading creation house, Givaudan, have designed an iPhone application to help consumers navigate the perfume market.
28 Apr 2010

Givaudan's Miriad® 2.0 wins FiFi® Technological Breakthrough of the year 2010 for fragrance creation and formulation

The Fragrance Foundation in New York announced Givaudan's Miriad® 2.0 as the winner of this year's FiFi® Technological Breakthrough of the Year for Fragrance Creation and Formulation.
9 Apr 2010

First Quarter Sales: Strong start into 2010

In the first quarter 2010, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,066.4 million, a strong increase of 10.6% in local currencies and 9.2% in Swiss francs. Both divisions, Fragrances and Flavours, contributed to this strong result.
25 Mar 2010

Annual General Meeting 2010

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place on 25 March 2010. It was attended by 256 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,011,405 shares (32.61% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
16 Feb 2010

Full Year 2009 Results- Givaudan reinforces its leadership position

In 2009, Givaudan group sales totalled CHF 3,959 million, an increase of 1.4% in local currencies and a decrease of 3.1% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.