engage your senses

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Reduce sugar, retain great taste with ‘Beyond Sweetness’

In November 2018, we launched ‘Beyond Sweetness’, a new product development approach that combines new ingredients and a proprietary sensory language and deep understanding of sweetness and satisfaction.

‘Kitchen Ingredients’ meeting consumer needs for clean, clear labels

The ‘Kitchen Ingredients’ portfolio allows our customers to provide consumers with great taste from natural ingredients they recognise from their own kitchens.

Getting inside the heads of vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians with Plant Attitude

The team behind what would eventually become known as Plant Attitude – the programme around our plant protein capabilities – started out with a simple hypothesis: you cannot assume that all people who do not eat meat have the same habits, ideas or lifestyles.

Alternative to animal testing for predicting skin sensitisation

Givaudan has been working with BASF and the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), to validate a new approach to predicting skin sensitisation.

Immerse yourself in the magical world of perfume creation

Givaudan will be making a splash at Somerset House in London this summer as part of an extraordinary new exhibition: ‘Perfume: A sensory journey through contemporary scent’.

Coming full circle

How a circular economy model in northeast France is sustainably transforming the way we produce active cosmetic ingredients.

Green chemistry in action

In recent years, the principles of green chemistry, and in particular the emerging field of bioscience research, have been actively applied as a key approach to sustainable innovation at Givaudan.

Tougher regulations: obligation or opportunity?

An ever-changing regulatory landscape is driving manufacturers to use more environmentally friendly ingredients, by way of changing materials or formulations. The challenge is how to react quickly to these new legislations and how to design replacements – whilst maintaining business as usual for customers.

Early testing for a superior innovation pipeline

Innovations that enable the early testing of molecules have a wide range of benefits for customers, consumers and the environment.

The protein revolution

After water, protein is the most important macro-nutrient on earth for human existence and health. Givaudan is now applying its holistic expertise, and partnering with external experts in this field, to create delicious high protein products that may just change the future food landscape.

Givaudan partners with ‘world-changing’ olfactory innovation

Givaudan’s Paris-based innovation team helped this young entrepreneur develop a delicious palette of morning aromas for his revolutionary ‘olfactory alarm clock’.

Responsible sourcing: A progress report

Making progress with our partners in responsible sourcing.

‘P’ is for partnerships – and people

Giving migrant children in Thailand an appreciation of clean teeth and hands is just one way Givaudan employees around the world are reaching out to their communities.

Perceptions of ‘natural’

‘Natural’ means different things to different people. Givaudan’s Consumer Sensory Insights team set out to learn what it means in flavours – and for sustainability.

Cultivating a sense of leadership

Partnering with employees to grow the leaders of tomorrow.