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14 May 2018

Givaudan completes acquisition of Nutrition Division of Centroflora

Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group (Centroflora Nutra), a world player in natural extracts.
16 Apr 2018

Givaudan Active Beauty to launch Vetivyne™, a new cosmetic active offering powerful beauty benefits

Givaudan Active Beauty combined the world of fragrances and cosmetics to create Vetivyne™, a new patent-pending powerful active ingredient with both anti-ageing benefits and long lasting properties to enhance fragrance wear.
10 Apr 2018

2018 First quarter sales

In the first three months of 2018 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,308 million, an increase of 5.0% on a like-for-like basis, and 5.4% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.

2017 Sustainability Report

Givaudan’s 2017 Sustainability Report is compiled for the first time in accordance with the GRI’s new standards framework: Core Option. The Report covers a year of great progress, including the launch of a new and strengthened approach to building a sustainable business for the long term, and sets ambitious targets to reduce our environmental impact and drive responsible sourcing in our supply chains.  
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20 Mar 2018

Givaudan announces early success in reducing water consumption

Givaudan announced today that it has reached its 2020 target for reducing water consumption three years ahead of schedule. Reaching this important milestone on our journey to greater sustainability is just one of a series of achievements set out in our 2017 Sustainability Report, published today.
22 Feb 2018

Givaudan strengthens sustainable patchouli supply chain in Indonesia

Givaudan is strengthening its sustainable patchouli oil sourcing and improving conditions for smallholder producers in its collection network on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia through a multi-year project funded by the Givaudan Foundation and in cooperation with the international non-governmental organisation Swisscontact.
26 Jan 2018

2017 Full Year Results

Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 5,051 million, an increase of 4.9% on a like-for-like basis and 8.3% in Swiss francs when compared to 2016.
31 Oct 2017

Givaudan introduces ‘A sense of tomorrow’

Givaudan announced today the introduction of 'A sense of tomorrow', a new and strengthened approach for its global sustainability activities that consolidates efforts in three key focus areas: sourcing, innovation and the environment.
25 Oct 2017

Givaudan sets industry-leading target for Responsible Sourcing programme

Givaudan announced today that 90% of its raw materials volume of natural origin will be responsibly sourced by 2020.
24 Oct 2017

Givaudan earns top score for climate action leadership

Givaudan has earned an 'A' for climate action leadership from CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.
10 Oct 2017

2017 Nine months sales

In the first nine months of 2017 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,757 million, an increase of 3.5% on a like-for-like basis and 6.8% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
3 Oct 2017

Givaudan announces strategic partnership with Draco Natural Products, Inc.

Givaudan is excited to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with Draco Natural Products, Inc. for the development of a new proprietary line of bioactive botanical ingredients for the use in its Active Beauty business.
20 Sep 2017

Givaudan to acquire Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group

Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it is acquiring the Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group, as part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its global offering of natural extracts and further develop its presence in Brazil.
18 Sep 2017

Givaudan to implement ambitious science-based targets for greenhouse gas reduction

Givaudan will implement ambitious science-based targets to ensure sustainable long-term growth by committing to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% between 2015 and 2030. The global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances also has a goal to reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions by 20% over the same period.
1 Sep 2017

Givaudan completes acquisition of Vika B.V.

Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Vika B.V. a world player in food ingredients. Vika offers a range of natural dairy ingredients, fonds and stocks, as well as meat and plant based extracts to customers in the food and beverage industry. Givaudan announced its intent to acquire Vika in July 2017.

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