Firmenich Demonstrates Consistent Global Environmental Leadership with fourth CDP Triple “A”
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, has been awarded a fourth consecutive Triple “A” by CDP for the Group’s leadership in transparency and action on climate change, water security and forestry protection. CDP, which is considered the gold standard of corporate environmental reporting, today places Firmenich among only 14 companies worldwide that achieved a Triple “A” listing in 2021, out of more than 12,000 that were scored based on data they submitted to CDP.
Firmenich Increases Production Capacity for Renewable Ingredients in Europe with Commissioning of a New Multipurpose Plant
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, today announces the commissioning of a new multipurpose production unit for renewable ingredients at its facility in Castets, southwestern France. The new plant, which will be operational in January, will increase production capacity on the site by 50% to serve perfumery customers and address the fast-growing demand for sustainable products.
Firmenich Perfumer Fabrice Pellegrin receives the 14th François Coty Award
Fabrice Pellegrin, Principal Perfumer and Director of Natural Product Innovation at Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, has received the 14th François Coty Award for his career at the pinnacle of fragrance creation.
Celebrating 20 Years of Inspiring TRENZ: Firmenich’s Pioneering Foresight Engine
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, is celebrating 20 years of creating inspiring value for its customers through its pioneering TRENZ foresight program. Launched in 2001, and spearheaded by a unique team of thought leaders across Firmenich’s Perfumery & Ingredients and Taste & Beyond Divisions, TRENZ has evolved to become a globally-recognized source of industry vision, helping customers identify and forecast consumer desire, and envision the future of fragrance and flavor.
Firmenich’s Leading AI Expertise Wins Digital Innovation of the Year
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, has won Digital Innovation Of The Year at the Digital Economy Award 2021 in Switzerland. This recognition celebrates the Group’s ground-breaking Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and its new Formulae Generator, which augments creation for both fragrances & flavors.
Firmenich and MG International Fragrance Company Launch Construction of Regional Perfumery Production Hub in Turkey
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, and MG International Fragrance Company today announce the construction of a new Regional Perfumery Production Hub on the MG International campus near Istanbul, Turkey. The 47 million Swiss franc investment in the new plant will provide 20,000 metric tons of additional capacity to serve customers in Turkey, the Middle East and ‘Stans’ countries.
Firmenich Announces 2021 Principal Flavorist Nominations
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, is delighted to announce its new Principal Flavorist nominations for 2021, recognizing distinguished service, excellence in creation and sustained contribution to customer success.
Firmenich Brings the Scent of Switzerland to Expo 2020 Dubai
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, is proud to announce a new clean fragrance designed exclusively for the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Named BREATHE IN, the scent is part of a multi-sensorial experience at the pavilion that aims to surprise and captivate visitors by evoking the top of the Swiss Alps, generating positive emotions.
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, today releases its annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, detailing the Group’s robust ESG performance in Fiscal Year 2021. Building on its leadership in Responsible Business, Firmenich has stepped up progress towards its ground-breaking 2025 ESG goals across three key areas: climate, nature and people.
Firmenich Opens Studio Guangzhou, A Unique Customer Experience Center Tailored to China’s Fast-Growing Market
Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, today announced the opening of its new customer experience studio in Guangzhou, continuing its expansion in China. The studio is the company’s first integrated sensorial center in South China, allowing the Group to respond with agility to local consumer and customer demands for tailored fragrance and health-conscious taste solutions in this fast-growing market.
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