Givaudan:2018 Half Year Results - Strong Recovery in High Growth Markets


Argenteuil, France - July 19th, 2018
Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,674 million, an increase of 5.6% on a like-for-like basis and 7.7% in Swiss francs.

Fragrance Division sales were CHF 1,223 million, an increase of 6.5% on a like-for-like basis and 7.5% in Swiss francs.

Flavour Division sales were CHF 1,451 million, an increase of 4.9% on a like-for-like basis and 7.8% in Swiss francs.

Givaudan continued the year with good business momentum and with the project pipeline and win rates being sustained at a high level. This good growth was achieved across all product segments and geographies, with our key strategic focus areas of Naturals, Health and Well-being, Active Beauty, Integrated solutions and local and regional customers delivering strong growth, complemented by the recent acquisitions. The Company continues to implement price increases in collaboration with its customers to compensate for the increases in input costs.

About Givaudan
Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the Company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at

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