PATH2FARM™

A revolutionary tool for natural ingredients

Path2Farm™ by Firmenich is a proprietary digital traceability application, providing customers with sourcing information from farm to final product, for complete end-to-end traceability with a single click. It connects to Firmenich’s deep network of suppliers and farming communities, giving customers total supply chain transparency, with high-level monitoring across the most important social and environmental measures.

 

The Path2Farm™ ingredients enrich the existing “Certified Origin” collection, part of the Naturals Together™ program. 

 

Naturals Together

Path2Farm™, a digital step for traceability

Path2Farm™ by Firmenich, is a proprietary digital traceability solution. 

Through batch numbers and physically segregated qualities, we ensure traceability on the full chain of custody, from registered farmers to final products.

Gilbert Ghostine, CEO
"Path2Farm™ represents one of the outcomes of our industry-leading sustainable business model. It demonstrates how Firmenich turns ambitious ESG commitments into clear achievements. Our objective is to register 10,000 farmers in the traceability program by 2025."

Gilbert Ghostine, CEO

 

3 KEY FEATURES ABOUT THE APP PATH2FARM™

Path2Farm at a glance

 

From earth to extract, Path2Farm™ virtually connects customers to producing communities. 
It provides access to information on the origins of biomass through farm geo-plotting. 
Thus, answers are provided to conscious consumers on trusted ingredients.

WHERE & BY WHOM

Path2Farm™ traces the origins of ingredients, starting from the hands that grow them. Currently this list includes farmers from the Philippines, Madagascar and India.

 

 

HOW

To ensure a positive impact, Path2Farm™ tracks how environmental sustainability and social responsibility are followed through their process. 
It documents how local communities are supported in their education, health and livelihood.

 

 

THE OUTCOME

Path2Farm™ shares the most accurate information from sensitive producer communities to the final customer. By certifying their origin, Path2Farm™ collects fact-based data about product quality, socioeconomics and agricultural practices.

 

3 TRACEABLE INGREDIENTS

Path2Farm collection

 

Building on the legacy of Naturals Together™, Path2Farm™ takes a step further in traceability by offering radical transparency of the Firmenich ingredients value chain. The “P2F” ingredients enrich the existing “Certified Origins” collection, part of the Naturals Together collections. 

 

As of today, the digital solution has registered approximately 3,000 farmers and ensures complete traceability of three key resources: elemi in the Philippines, vanilla in Madagascar and jasmine in India.
As a fully transparent and living source of information, the Path2Farm™ solution will continue to grow by adding new farmers, sources and ingredients. 

 

elemi

Philippines

Elemi

A tropical tree called Canarium luzinocum that stands 80 to 100 feet tall in the tropical forests. When its leaves sprout, the tree exudes a pale yellow resin known as Elemi that solidifies upon contact with the air.

vanilla

Madagascar

Vanilla

Vanilla planifolia and Vanilla tahitensis are the two varieties of vanilla orchids that are processed by Firmenich. Vanilla planifolia from Madagascar is an iconic product kown as vanilla Bourbon. Extraction is done through the cured vanilla beans.

jasmine

India

Jasmine

The Jasmine grandiflorum plant is cultivated in many countries worldwide. In India, Firmenich has a unique collaboration through Jasmine Concrete leader of Indian floral extracts, ensuring supply chain traceability.

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