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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.
25 Jun 2014

Givaudan brings back real taste with the introduction of TasteSolutions™ Richness

Leading global flavour company Givaudan announced today the launch of TasteSolutions™ Richness, a new generation of flavours for the food manufacturing industry.
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.
11 Apr 2014

First quarter sales 2014: Strong like-for-like growth, developing markets growing by 9.8%

In the first three months of 2014 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,087 million, an increase of 5.7% on a like-for-like basis, and a decline of 0.2% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
20 Mar 2014

Annual General Meeting 2014

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place on 20 March 2014. It was attended by 338 shareholders or proxies, representing 4,103,381 shares (44.44% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
20 Mar 2014

Sustainability Report 2013

Givaudan’s 2013 sustainability report reveals significant progress against its key sustainability objectives and KPIs
14 Mar 2014

Givaudan’s KeratinoSens™ assay sets standard for skin sensitisation testing

In a statement published on 17 February 2014, EURL ECVAM confirms that Givaudan’s KeratinoSens™ method is transferable and reproducible within and between laboratories. The recommendation attests that KeratinoSens™, developed by Dr Andreas Natsch, Head of in vitro Toxicology Research, and his team, can be considered as a valuable component of integrated approaches for skin sensitisation testing.
10 Mar 2014

Givaudan announces joint venture in China for the production of fragrance ingredients

Givaudan announced the signing of a joint venture with Zhejiang Xinhua Chemical Co., Ltd for the production of fragrance ingredients in China. Xinhua is a leader in aroma chemical manufacture, with an established history of quality production.
21 Feb 2014

Givaudan strengthens process development and research capabilities

Givaudan today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire 100% of the shares of Soliance SA and its subsidiaries.
17 Feb 2014

Bonds issue: Givaudan announces the issue of two Swiss francs domestic bonds

Givaudan SA announces today the issue of two Swiss francs straight bonds of respectively CHF 100,000,000 and CHF 150,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.
30 Jan 2014

Full year results 2013: Delivering on mid-term targets

Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 4,369 million, an increase of 5.5% on a like-for-like basis and 2.6% in Swiss francs when compared to 2012.
24 Jan 2014

Givaudan announces exclusive partnership for sustainable sourcing of patchouli

Givaudan’s first initiative in Farming Partnerships has been finalised through the signature of a long term exclusive agreement with local partner GaiaOne and Kebun Rimau SDN BHD in the Malaysian state of Sabah, on the island of Borneo.

Sustainability Report 2013

As our sustainability strategy matures and evolves, so too does the way in which we choose to communicate on our activities. Our aim is to provide a global snapshot of our approach, underpinned by the fine detail of KPI metrics.
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GRI Report 2013

It is our fiduciary duty to shareholders to ensure that Givaudan’s business is financially sustainable in the short, medium and long term.
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