MEDIA RELEASES


8 February 2011

FULL YEAR 2010 RESULTS
All integration targets achieved – entering a new era of profitable growth

In 2010, Givaudan Group sales totalled CHF 4,239 million, an increase of 8.9% in local currencies and 7.1% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year. Sales of the Fragrance Division were CHF 1,988 million, an increase of 10.5% in local currencies and 9.0% in Swiss francs. Sales of the Flavour Division were CHF 2,251 million, an increase of 7.5% in local currencies and 5.4% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.   MORE

23 November 2010

SCENT OF THE VANISHING FLORA
Roman Kaiser, Givaudan’s world-renowned scientist, publishes his new book

Givaudan announces the publication of Roman Kaiser's third book 'Scent of the Vanishing Flora'. His latest book takes the reader on a journey through many biodiversity hotspots, all of them home to endangered plant species.  MORE

1 November 2010

GIVAUDAN’S CHEFSCOUNCIL™ DELIVERS NEW INSIGHTS INTO UMAMI AND KOKUMI TO DRIVE FOOD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Givaudan's ChefsCouncilTM 2010 recently convened in Hong Kong in a global, culinary exploration of umami and kokumi to feed into its 'chef to shelf' programme of food product development for customers.  MORE

8 October 2010

NINE MONTHS 2010 SALES
Growth momentum maintained

In the first nine months of 2010, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,283 million, a strong increase of 9.8% in local currencies and 8.5% in Swiss francs with both divisions contributing to this good result.  MORE

28 September 2010

GIVAUDAN SUPPORTS THE 2010 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF BIODIVERSITY

Givaudan, the worldwide leader in fragrance & flavour creation, actively supports the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity. The company is committed to preserving the environment and safeguarding biodiversity – the variety of life forms on earth.  MORE

2 September 2010

GIVAUDAN CREATES UNIQUE SALT LANGUAGE TO GUIDE FLAVOUR CREATION

Givaudan has developed a unique sensory language called Sense ItTM Salt which enables a more accurate description of the complex taste effects of salt in foods.
Sense ItTM Salt will enhance Givaudan's ability to create flavours that restore the taste aspects of salt and drive consumer preference in low sodium applications.  MORE

31 August 2010

GIVAUDAN ENTERING A NEW ERA OF PROFITABLE GROWTH

Givaudan today unveils its updated five-year strategy to continue to outperform underlying market growth and to further expand its leading position in the fragrance and flavours industry.   MORE

5 August 2010

HALF YEAR RESULTS 2010
Double-digit sales growth and strongly improved profitability

Group sales for the first six months of the year totalled CHF 2,199 million, an increase of 10.5% in local currencies and 10.2% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year. The strong performance from the first quarter continued into the second quarter.  MORE

30 June 2010

Powered by Givaudan, iPerfumer – the first mobile perfume recommendation tool – is available for free download from Apple App Store

Fragrance experts at industry-leading creation house, Givaudan, have designed an iPhone application to help consumers navigate the perfume market.  MORE

28 April 2010

Givaudan's Miriad® 2.0 wins FiFi® Technological Breakthrough of the Year 2010 for Fragrance Creation and Formulation

The Fragrance Foundation in New York announced Givaudan's Miriad® 2.0 as the winner of this year's FiFi® Technological Breakthrough of the Year for Fragrance Creation and Formulation.  MORE

9 April 2010

FIRST QUARTER SALES
Strong start into 2010

In the first quarter 2010, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,066.4 million, a strong increase of 10.6% in local currencies and 9.2% in Swiss francs. Both divisions, Fragrances and Flavours, contributed to this strong result.   MORE

25 March 2010

Givaudan SA: Annual General Meeting 2010

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in fragrances and flavours, took place on 25 March 2010. It was attended by 256 shareholders or proxies, representing 3’011’405 shares (32.61% of a total of 9'233'586 registered shares).  MORE

16 February 2010

FULL YEAR 2009 RESULTS
Givaudan reinforces its leadership position

In 2009, Givaudan group sales totalled CHF 3,959 million, an increase of 1.4% in local currencies and a decrease of 3.1% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year. On a comparable basis (in local currencies and excluding the impact of divestments), sales increased by 1.6% versus 2008.  MORE