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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.