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Upcycling
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Firmenich classifies an ingredient as “upcycled” when it is obtained by valorizing:

 

LEFTOVERS FROM RAW MATERIALS

 

Leftover part of something is the part that has not been used or eaten when the other parts have been

BY-PRODUCTS OR WASTE

 

Issued from transformation processes from the Fragrance & Flavors industry, food or other industries

PLASTIC WASTE

 

Upcycled into high-value chemicals 

Profound effect on the 3 main pillars of sustainability 

 

Upcycling as a solution for the circular movement through a reduction of emissions and waste while caring for nature and our future.

Recovery

 

Protecting nature’s resources - Upcycling existing resources means that we can avoid to use new raw materials in production.

Recovery

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Protection

 

Reduce Carbon footprint – Upcycling reduces the need to produce new raw materials. This elimination helps cut down on air pollution, water pollution, energy consumed.

Protection

nature protection

Consumption

 

Towards Zero waste - Upcycling helps reduce waste in landfills, oceans, parks, food markets, and waste management facilities.

Consumption

reduce waste

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The upcycling process behind our ingredients

 

citrus
red fruits
turpentine
CEDAR VIRGINIA
EUCALYPTUS
FLOWERS
CARDAMOM
HONEYCOMB

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