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28 Sep 2016

Givaudan inaugurates new plant for processing natural ingredients in Madagascar

Givaudan announced today the inauguration of a new processing plant for clove leaf oil in Madagascar. NATEMA (Natural Extracts Madagascar) is a joint venture between Givaudan and Henri Fraise Fils et Cie, its longstanding partner and a well-established company in Madagascar.
23 Sep 2016

The Givaudan Perfumery School celebrates 70th Anniversary

The year 2016 marks the 70th anniversary of the Givaudan Perfumery School providing excellence in teaching the craftsmanship of perfumery.
25 Jul 2016

Givaudan completes the acquisition of Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra Foods

Following the announcement on 23 May 2016 and the approval process required by regulatory authorities in the USA, today Givaudan announced it has closed the acquisition of Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra Foods.
18 Jul 2016

2016 Half year results Strong sales growth- sustained high level profitability

Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,334 million, an increase of 6.2% on a like-for-like basis and 6.9% in Swiss francs.
28 Jun 2016

Givaudan announces long-term collaboration with Amyris in active cosmetic ingredients

Givaudan today announced a newly expanded collaboration with the industrial bioscience company Amyris, Inc. in the research, development and production of active cosmetic ingredients.
23 May 2016

Givaudan to acquire Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra Foods

As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen capabilities in integrated solutions, Givaudan today announced that it is acquiring ConAgra Foods’ Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings business.
12 May 2016

Givaudan opens new laboratory and office facilities in Pakistan

Givaudan today became the first global flavours company to open laboratory and office facilities in Pakistan. For the first time customers in the country will be able to access Givaudan’s industry-leading capabilities locally.
29 Apr 2016

Givaudan celebrates ground-breaking of new innovation centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland

Givaudan today marked the start of the construction of a new innovation centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland, a CHF 120 million investment demonstrating its commitment to provide innovative solutions to customers in the flavour and fragrance industry.
12 Apr 2016

2016 First quarter sales

In the first three months of 2016, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,152 million, an increase of 5.8% on a like-for-like basis, and 5.6% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
11 Apr 2016

Givaudan rebrands cosmetic business as ‘Active Beauty’

Givaudan’s active cosmetics business is rebranded as ‘Active Beauty’, with the mission to bring beauty to the world. The unveiling of the new identity coincides with in-cosmetics Paris, the leading global business event for personal care ingredients.
17 Mar 2016

2016 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 17 March 2016. It was attended by 344 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,997,570 shares (43.29% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
17 Mar 2016

Givaudan publishes Sustainability Report 2015

Givaudan announced today the publication of its Sustainability Report 2015, published in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 reporting guidelines.
9 Mar 2016

Givaudan marks 10th anniversary of TasteTrek® Citrus with the creation of Global Citrus Collection

Givaudan is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its customer TasteTrek® Citrus programme, with an Anniversary Global Citrus Flavour Collection inspired by a decade of exploring citrus in groves around the world.
18 Feb 2016

Givaudan presents the exclusive anthology ‘An Odyssey of Flavours and Fragrances’

Today, Givaudan, hosts a launch event in Paris, France, to celebrate the publication of an exclusive anthology, that takes us on a journey through the fascinating history of the fragrance and flavour industry.
9 Feb 2016

Givaudan joins forces for innovation as founding partner of MassChallenge Switzerland

Givaudan announced today that it will join forces for innovation with start-up accelerator, MassChallenge, which is expanding into Switzerland and is already active in Boston, London and Jerusalem.