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,…

Firmenich to acquire South Africa’s Flavourome to expand African presence

SOUTH AFRICA – Swiss flavors and fragrance company Firmenich has announced its intention to acquire Flavourome, a privately-owned flavors company in South Africa, as it focuses its attention to Africa. Located in Midrand, South Africa, Flavourome has a strong presence in South Africa and the regional African market. It has been in operation since 1998.…

Firmenich inaugurates flavours plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil

BRAZIL – Flavours and colours specialist Firmenich has officially inaugurated its manufacturing plant for encapsulated flavours in Sao Paulo, Brazil, extending its footprint to Latin America. The ceremony, which was conducted in the presence of customers, partners and its Executive committee, focused on making the new plant to serve as a centre of excellence for…