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Givaudan

Givaudan

Givaudan is a Vernier, Switzerland company developing and manufacturing flavors, fragrances, and ingredients for the food, beverage, consumer goods, and fragrance industries.

Gvaudan is one of the world leaders in manufacturing flavors, fragrances, and ingredients for use in the food, consumer goods, and fragrance industries. Two brothers, Leon Givaudan and Xavier Givaudan, founded Givaudan in 1895 in Zurich, Switzerland. Now, Givaudan is headquartered in Vernier Switzerland.

Acquisitions
Quest International Flavors and Fragrances

On November 22, 2006, Givaudan acquired Quest International Fragrances, a flavor manufacturer for drinks, snack foods, and desserts, for £1,200,000.

Soliance

On June 3, 2014, Givaudan acquired Soliance, a manufacturer of cosmetic ingredients, and its subsidiaries for an undisclosed amount of money.

Induchem

On August 31, 2015, Givaudan acquired Induchem, a cosmetic ingredient manufacturer, for an undisclosed amount of money.

Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings

On May 23, 2016, Givaudan acquired Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings, a manufacturer of flavors of food products, for $340,000,000.

Nutrition Division of Centroflora

On May 14, 2018, Givaudan acquired the Nutrition Division of Centroflora, a manufacturer of botanical extracts and dehydrated fruits for the food & beverage industry, for an undisclosed amount of money.

Timeline

1999
Givaudan was founded by Léon Givaudan and Xavier Givaudan.

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Givaudan Fragrances announces strategic partnership with Synthite

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July 30, 2021
WebWire
Givaudan, the global leader in fragrance creation, has signed a joint venture agreement with Privi Speciality Chemicals Limited, India, to strengthen production capabilities for its global speciality fragrance ingredients. Through the agreement, a new greenfield production plant will be built in Mahad, a city located south of Mumbai, to manufacture small-volume fragrance ingredients of medium to high complexity, also known as speciality ingredients. "This joint venture supports our global...
June 29, 2021
WebWire
The world's first toxicology testing strategy without animal testing has been approved by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). The testing strategy consists of three so-called alternative methods. They can be used to predict whether a substance causes allergic reactions in the skin. Unlike in the past, animal testing will no longer be necessary for this. This testing strategy was developed and validated in a joint effort by BASF and Givaudan. "For more than 10...
Research and Markets
May 5, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "Microencapsulation Market by Coating Material (Polysaccharides, Proteins), Technology [Physico-Mechanical (Spray Drying, Coextrusion);...
Research and Markets
December 15, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Specialty Food Ingredients Market - Analysis By Type, Application, By Region, By Country (2020 Edition): Market Insights, Covid-19...
Ann-Sophie Barwich
December 9, 2020
Nautilus
When people entertain transporting to the past, 19th-century Berlin, say, they don't often imagine a dramatic shift in smellscape....By Ann-Sophie Barwich
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