Firmenich invests in green packaging pioneer LOOP to support global expansion

SWITZERLAND – Flavors and fragrances company, Firmenich has made a co-investment with Quadia in LOOP, a green packaging pioneer, Series A funding round. Supported by some of the largest consumer brands, with early partners including […]

Firmenich announces ‘classic blueberry’ as 2020 flavor of the year

SWITZERLAND – Firmenich has announced ‘Classic Blueberry’ as the flavor of the year for 2020, due to its longstanding association with well-being and its role in helping diversify food and beverage options for consumers around […]

Firmenich acquires Evonik’s flavor extraction technology unit in Germany

SWITZERLAND – Firmenich, a global fragrance and flavor company, has acquired the CO2 extraction business from Evonik Industries located in Trostberg, Germany, to expand its ingredients production capabilities. This acquisition significantly expands Firmenich’s capabilities in […]

Firmenich to acquire minority stake in French-based flavor company Robertet

SWITZERLAND – Leading flavors and fragrance company, Firmenich has secured a deal to acquire 17% stake in French based flavor firm Robertet. The swiss company reached the agreement with First Eagle Investment Management to acquire […]

Firmenich opens expanded facility in Turkey as it celebrates 30 years

TURKEY – Swiss flavors and fragrances company, Firmenich has unveiled a new and expanded facility in Istanbul Turkey as it celebrates 30 years of growth and innovation in the country. With a focus on innovation […]

Firmenich acquires minority stake in Chinese flavor company ArtSci

CHINA – Leading flavors and fragrances company, Firmenich has acquired an undisclosed minority stake in Chinese food flavors and ingredients company, ArtSci Biology Technologies (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd (“ArtSci”). The partnership expands Firmenich’s reach in Central […]

Firmenich buys majority stake in VKL Seasoning to expand reach in India

INDIA – Swiss company, Firmenich has acquired a majority stake in India’s leading seasonings and flavors producer, VKL Seasoning from private equity company True North. According to Firmenich, the deal whose transaction details have not […]

Firmenich launches new flavour plant in South Africa to grow continent’s footprint

SOUTH AFRICA – Firmenich, a Swiss flavors and fragrance company, has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art flavors plant in South Africa as it seeks to expand its business across East and Sub-Saharan Africa. The company said […]

Firmenich opens its largest flavors plant in China to meet customer demand

CHINA – The Swiss flavors and fragrances company, Firmenich has inaugurated what it says to be its largest flavor manufacturing plant in the world in the Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone in China. The company said […]

Firmenich opens new taste creation facility in Manila, the Philippines

ASIA – The Swiss flavors and fragrances company, Firmenich has opened a new, state-of-the-art taste creation facility in Bonifacio Global City, in Manila, the Philippines, growing its tasting capabilities in South East Asia. Firmenich said […]