Firmenich : the world largest privately owned fragrance and flavor company

FIRMENICH APPOINTS MIEKE VAN DE CAPELLE CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

FIRMENICH SCORES A PERFECT “100A” IN THE CDP SUPPLIER CLIMATE A LIST 2015

PATRICK FIRMENICH JOINS FRAGRANCE FOUNDATION CIRCLE OF CHAMPIONS

FIRMENICH CREATES NEW FRAGRANCE INSPIRED BY PANTONE® COLOR OF THE YEAR 2016

FIRMENICH NATURALS CENTER IN GRASSE REAFFIRMS OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

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Latest Distinctions & Awards

HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY OF THE YEAR 2015
Perfumer of the year lifetime achievement award 2015
Perfumer of the year France and Italy 2015
Climate Performance Leader 2014
Campbell Award 2012
Global Family Business Award (IMD-LODH) 2011
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939
22 Business Excellence Awards Since 2010
15 Innovation and Creativity Awards Since 2010
13 Sustainability Awards Since 2010

#NATURALSTOGETHERTM

#NATURALSTOGETHERTM is an initiative led by Firmenich that brings together many of the world’s best natural ingredients suppliers to shape the future of Naturals.

#NATURALSTOGETHER is captured in a series of films.

Embark on a journey to discover the most beautiful natural ingredients for Fragrance and Flavors, the communities who grow them and the creators who bring them to life.
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Perfumery
The world of fragrance

We shape fragrances to bring the most memorable moments to caring, cleaning and perfuming.
We aim for the highest levels of creativity and performance to meet and exceed our clients' expectations.
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Flavors
The power of flavors

More than any other sense, smell and taste evoke memories. Flavor and emotions are interlinked. This is what makes smell and taste the most compelling of all the senses.
This is the power of flavor.
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SUSTAINABILITY
Thought leaders in sustainability

As a family company, we remain committed to our belief that sustainability, in its broadest sense, is anchored in the long-term interest of our colleagues, clients, local communities and the environment.
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Ingredients
AN EXTRAORDINARY
PALETTE

Pioneering extraordinary flavor & fragrance ingredients is at the heart of Firmenich. Our ingredients are the cornerstone of our house and the foundation of our lasting success.
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Research
Probing the future

The art of flavor & fragrance creation is fuelled by proprietary knowledge and ingredients developed by our Innovation Community. In fact, 10% of our annual turnover is invested in R&D, so that our cross-functional team of scientists, perfumers, flavorists and application specialists can think ahead and shape our future.
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Company
Legacy of success

Firmenich is the largest privately-owned company in the perfume and flavor business. Swiss and family-owned, we have created many of the world’s favorite perfumes and flavors enjoyed by billions of consumers each day.
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we provide moments of delight to consumers worldwide

Career
Tempted to join?

Our people are the heart of our company and our most precious resource. We value and celebrate their passion, talent and integrity, and seek to provide a stimulating work environment for them to grow and flourish. We know that if our colleagues are happy, then we will all do well.
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