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27 Aug 2015

Responsible Growth. Shared Success.

Givaudan today announced its financial ambitions and roadmap for the next five years. The Company seeks to ensure responsible growth and shared success for its shareholders, customers and all key stakeholders.
17 Jul 2015

2015 Half Year Results

Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,184 million, an increase of 1.3% on a like-for-like basis and a decline of 0.3% in Swiss francs.
6 Aug 2015

Givaudan announces changes to Executive Committee

Givaudan, the world’s leading fragrance and flavour company, today announced changes to its Executive Committee. Simon Halle-Smith, currently Head of Human Resources for Fragrances, will become a member of the Executive Committee with responsibility for Global Human Resources.
8 Jul 2015

Givaudan expands flavour capabilities in Japan

Givaudan, the worlds’ leading flavour and fragrance company, has opened a new, best-in-class technical centre and offices in downtown Tokyo. Designed to deliver a superior level of creative flavour and taste solutions, the CHF 12 million investment demonstrates the Company’s ongoing commitment to the food and beverage manufacturing sector in Japan.
30 Jun 2015

Givaudan doubles flavour production capacity in China

Givaudan, the world’s leading fragrance and flavour company, today officially opened its new world-class, savoury flavours manufacturing facility in Nantong, China. Representing an investment of CHF 50 million, the site will more than double Givaudan’s existing production capacity in China, strengthening the Company’s leadership position.
10 Apr 2015

2015 First Quarter Sales

In the first three months of 2015, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,091 million, an increase of 0.9% on a like-for-like basis, and 0.4% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
19 Mar 2015

Annual General Meeting 2015

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in fragrances and flavours, took place on 19 March 2015. It was attended by 393 shareholders or proxies, representing 4,685,346 shares (50.74% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
19 Mar 2015

Givaudan reveals renewed commitment to transparency and sustainable business by using G4 reporting guidelines

Givaudan has taken a leading step in sustainability reporting by transitioning to the G4 guidelines. These guidelines, developed by the Global Reporting Initiative, offer the latest international standard for companies wanting to disclose management and performance information for their environmental, social and economic impacts.
29 Jan 2015

2014 Full Year Results- Solid performance in a challenging environment

Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 4,404 million, an increase of 3.7% on a like-for-like basis and 0.8% in Swiss francs when compared to 2013.
10 Oct 2014

Nine months sales 2014: Sustained volume growth in all markets

In the first nine months of 2014 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,313 million, an increase of 4.5% on a like-for-like basis and a decline of 0.2% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year. Givaudan continues to demonstrate strong business momentum with a full project pipeline and win rates sustained at a high level.
5 Sep 2014

Givaudan appoints Maurizio Volpi to Head of Fragrances

Givaudan, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, announced today the appointment of Maurizio Volpi as Head of Fragrances replacing Michael Carlos, who will retire on 31 December 2014. Maurizio Volpi, currently Regional Head of Western and Eastern Europe (WEE) for the Consumer Products business, will work closely with Michael Carlos to ensure a smooth transition of activities until the end of the year.
17 Jul 2014

Half Year Results 2014: Continuous improvement of operating performance

Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year totalled CHF 2,191 million, an increase of 4.5% on a like-for-like basis and a decline of 1.5% in Swiss francs.
26 Jun 2014

Givaudan expands flavour capabilities for ASEAN market

In response to rising demand for Flavours in savoury, dairy and beverage applications, Givaudan is today officially opening a new state-of-the-art spray dry facility in Indonesia to enhance its capabilities across the ASEAN market.
11 Jun 2014

Givaudan creates a foundation to reinforce its commitment to charitable causes and its involvement in the communities in which it operates

The Givaudan Foundation has been founded in Geneva as an independent non-profit organisation. It will initiate and support projects, as well as grant donations, in the areas of humanitarian action, health, nutrition, science, education, development, environment and sustainable development.
3 Jun 2014

Givaudan completes the acquisition of Soliance

Givaudan announced today that it has acquired 100% of the shares of Soliance SA and its subsidiaries. Soliance provides innovative cosmetic solutions to its international clients and partners and develops high added-value active ingredients, derived from vegetable sources, microorganisms and microalgae. Soliance currently has two sites in France, located in Pomacle and Ile Grande, and employs 96 people.