Plant-based – Bio-sourced – Sustainable - Renewable.

The best of nature

We are offering our customers the best of nature to shape a more sustainable future. With the acquisition of DRT (Les Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques) in 2020, we have become a leader in renewable and naturally-derived ingredients, reinforcing our leadership in Perfumery while bringing new capabilities in health & nutrition as well as new industrial markets.

 

A world leader in plant chemistry, DRT develops renewable pine-based ingredients that enable industries to design high-performance and sustainable solutions.

 

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Harnessing the best of nature for wellbeing

Every day we work to support the development of health & nutrition products that meet consumer desire for healthier lifestyles.

Beverages

 

Our high quality wood rosin resins are used as weighting and opacifying agents to enhance the texture and stability of many different beverages, including energy drinks, fruit drinks and sodas. They comply with all food safety standards and health regulations.

Beverages

Health and beauty

 

Our experts produce natural, highly-purified pine bark and grape seed extracts with proven cardiovascular, venotonic, antioxidant and anti-ageing properties - for use in health and wellbeing, nutricosmetics, dermocosmetics and other applications.

Health & Beauty

Personal care

 

Many leading brands use our non-allergic plant-based resins to design premium products, particularly those for topical use. Many of our solutions spring from long-term partnerships with our customers’ R&D teams.

Personal care

Chewing gum

 

We offer the widest range of plant-based resins for use in gum base formulations. Our resins help improve mouth feel, chewability and taste. They are suitable for all sugar-free formulations and comply with the highest safety and quality standards.

Chewing gum

Supporting green industry initiatives

Using bio-sourced ingredients designed in a responsible way, we empower industrial customers to practice a more sustainable chemistry and reduce their environmental footprint.

Adhesives

Adhesives

We develop a wide range of tackifying resins to address emerging challenges in the Adhesive industry. All our ingredients are high-performing, sustainable, safe and suitable for increasing specialized applications and technologies.

Tires

Tires

Our bio-sourced tackifying resins are designed to enhance tire performance: optimizing and improving grip and tread performance while also reducing vehicle fuel consumption.

Coatings and construction

Coatings and construction

Sustainable construction is a key challenge. Our proven, highly efficient green solutions are designed for multiple applications, including air-entrained concrete and mortar. They have exceptional properties as anionic emulsifiers for asphalt and bitumen for road and roof repair.

Elastomers and plastics modification

Elastomers and plastics modification

Our exclusive bio-sourced rosin resins and soaps offer sustainable alternatives to hydrocarbon choices, whether used to modify plastics and rubbers or create polymers for other uses.

Agriculture

Agriculture

We support sustainable agriculture by developing eco-friendly solutions that improve the effectiveness of crop treatments through enhanced film-forming and adjuvant retention. They are all compatible with organic farming.

Energy

Energy

Our bioliquids provide renewable alternatives to heavy fuel or mineral oils. Proven to reduce fossil resource consumption and related combustion emissions across many applications, they are stable, compatible and miscible with most oils.

Eric Moussu
Our bio-sourced ingredients enable industries to design high-quality products, driving sustainable growth and innovation for a lasting positive impact on the planet and people.

Eric Moussu
Head of Sales, Industry

Technology platforms

Green roads

 

Our experts develop sustainable, high-performance industrial products that help mitigate the environmental impacts of road infrastructure and improve user safety and comfort. Together with our customers, we develop tailor-made solutions for innovative asphalts and road markings.

Green roads

New technologies

 

Utilising our extensive experience in bio-sourced ingredients, we focus on delivering innovative, eco-friendly solutions for new technologies that can help make electronics greener.

New technologies

Homes of the future

 

As the construction industry turns towards green building materials, we are working hard to develop sustainable solutions for paints, waterproofing, insulation and concrete. We aim to reduce environmental footprint and optimize energy consumption.

Homes of the future

Fragrances and health

 

We develop plant-based terpenes with natural optical activity that is difficult to obtain through conventional synthesis – and essential to achieve specific olfactive performance in a range of pharmaceutical applications. Our unique ingredients support innovation and help improve consumers’ wellbeing.

Fragrances & Health

Developing a new product? We can help you out.

Ingredients