Firmenich to acquire the US taste innovation and biotechnology firm Senomyx

SWITZERLAND - The Swiss fragrance and flavour solutions company Firmenich has reached an agreement to acquire Senomyx Inc., an American based flavours and taste firm with the deal expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018. The merger agreement as approved by the boards of directors of both companies allows Firmenich to acquire   the…

Firmenich enters strategic agreement to acquire Layn Natural Ingredients

SWITZERLAND – Firmenich, a private Swiss company in the fragrance and flavor business, has entered a strategic agreement with Layn Natural Ingredients, a leader in premium, plant-based sweeteners, flavors and botanicals. According to the company, this agreement will give it exclusive access to the widest range of natural sweeteners and taste modulation extracts in the…

Firmenich successfully completes registration for transparent ingredients

SWITZERLAND – Firmenich, a private Swiss company in the fragrance and flavor business, has announced a successful completion of registration of chemical substances as part of the European Union’s REACH regulation. The company stated that the registration was designed to improve the protection of human health and the environment, and that REACH is a major…

Firmenich launches natural and clean label platform in commitment to traceability

SWITZERLAND - Firmenich has launched its Natural and Clean Label platform formed by a combination of its mastery of taste and naturals, with its world-class science and consumer understanding. The launch demonstrates the unique breadth of its clean label and natural capabilities to create ‘great tasting, natural and traceable food and beverage experiences’. Firmenich said…

Firmenich partners with Nelixia to expand natural ingredients reach in Central America

SWITZERLAND - Firmenich SA, the Swiss fragrance and flavors company has entered into a strategic partnership with Nelixia, the Guatemala based producer and exporter of essential oils to expand their natural ingredients reach in Central America. Firmenich is investing in Nelixia significantly expanding its raw materials portfolio as well as accelerating its potential in natural…

Firmenich expands presence in US West Coast to improve customer experience

SWITZERLAND - Firmenich has expanded its footprint in California, United States to offer its customers tailored taste and nutrition solutions, including a unique range of organic offerings. Building on the Group’s longstanding manufacturing presence in California, Firmenich now offers enhanced creation and innovation capabilities with new product development services to customers on the West Coast…

Firmenich begins construction of its new world-class manufacturing facility in China

SWITZERLAND – Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned company in the fragrance and flavor business, has officially started the construction of its new world-class manufacturing facility dedicated to flavors in Zhangjiagang, China. The symbolic ground-breaking ceremony was attended by local dignitaries and authorities, including the Secretary of Communist Party of China of Zhang Jia Gang city.…

Firmenich opens a new culinary discovery hub in Thailand

ASIA - The Swiss maker of flavors and fragrances has opened a new culinary and discovery centre in Bangkok, Thailand to drive innovation creating fragrances and flavors for the world's most desirable brands. The innovation hub brings together a team of expertise from Firmenich including chefs, flavorists and food technologists, capitalizing on continued consumer demand…

Firmenich completes acquisition of Natural Flavors and Flavourome

SWITZERLAND - Firmenich, a worldwide company for creating fragrances and flavors has confirmed that it has completed the acquisition of Natural Flavors and Flavourome. The company had intentions to acquire the pioneer in organic certified flavors last year so as to help combine Natural Flavour’s wide range of organic certified and natural flavor solutions with…

Firmenich acquires US based maker of certified organic flavours

USA - Firmenich has acquired Natural Flavors, Inc., a privately held manufacturer of organic certified natural flavors, which offers an extensive range of organic certified natural flavour solutions aimed to meet the needs of food and beverage customers. Natural Flavors, headquartered in Newark, New Jersey, USA, has been recognised as a pioneer in organic flavouring,…