Media releases

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27 Nov 2020

Givaudan launches new micro-financing project to support patchouli farmers and distillers in Sulawesi

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.

Givaudan launches new micro-financing project to support patchouli farmers and distillers in Sulawesi

27 Nov 2020
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.
19 Nov 2020

Givaudan ranked in top 1% of performers in FTSE4Good Index Series

Givaudan has been included for the fifth consecutive year, in the globally-recognised FTSE4Good Index Series following an independent review earlier in 2020.

Givaudan ranked in top 1% of performers in FTSE4Good Index Series

19 Nov 2020
Givaudan has been included for the fifth consecutive year, in the globally-recognised FTSE4Good Index Series following an independent review earlier in 2020.
13 Nov 2020

Givaudan and Novozymes announce a research partnership

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.

Givaudan and Novozymes announce a research partnership

13 Nov 2020
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.
09 Nov 2020

Givaudan awarded platinum medal in EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility assessment

Givaudan has been ranked in the top 1% of the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment 2020, achieving its highest accolade; the platinum medal.

Givaudan awarded platinum medal in EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility assessment

09 Nov 2020
Givaudan has been ranked in the top 1% of the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment 2020, achieving its highest accolade; the platinum medal.
28 Oct 2020

Givaudan signs WBCSD CEO Guide to Human Rights

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.

Givaudan signs WBCSD CEO Guide to Human Rights

28 Oct 2020
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.
19 Oct 2020

Givaudan prepares for the future of perfumery with ‘Naturals at Origin’

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.

Givaudan prepares for the future of perfumery with ‘Naturals at Origin’

19 Oct 2020
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.
15 Oct 2020

Givaudan opens its world-class fragrance production facility in Changzhou, China

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.

Givaudan opens its world-class fragrance production facility in Changzhou, China

15 Oct 2020
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.
13 Oct 2020

Bonds issue: Givaudan announces the issue of Swiss franc domestic bonds

Givaudan SA announces today the issue of Swiss franc straight bonds of CHF 150,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.

Bonds issue: Givaudan announces the issue of Swiss franc domestic bonds

13 Oct 2020
Givaudan SA announces today the issue of Swiss franc straight bonds of CHF 150,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.
08 Oct 2020

2020 Nine month sales

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.

2020 Nine month sales

08 Oct 2020
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.
29 Sep 2020

Givaudan divests pectin business to Herbstreith & Fox

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.

Givaudan divests pectin business to Herbstreith & Fox

29 Sep 2020
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.
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.