Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company

Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895 and family-owned for 125 years. We are a leading B2B company specialized in the research, creation, manufacture and sale of perfumes, flavors and ingredients. Led by our passion for taste and smell, we put our creativity and innovation to work every day to enable solutions that delight the senses, designing many of the world’s best-known perfumes and tastes enjoyed by over four billion consumers every day.

We at Firmenich’s Taste & Beyond division are passionate about helping our customers deliver food & beverage experiences to create positive emotions and enhance wellbeing. Through our industry-leading innovation, exclusive portfolio of natural flavors & ingredients and large ecosystem of partners, we work closely with our Customers to create great tastes, cleaner labels, and provide important functional and nutritional benefits.

We offer our customers superior innovation in formulation & olfactory science, culinary expertise, a broad, high-quality palette of ingredients, aromas & extracts, and pioneering, proprietary technologies including encapsulation for flavor performance. Our masking & textural solutions for functional ingredients and superior taste modulation deliver uncompromised flavor profiles in healthier products from alternative proteins to sugar & salt reduction. Together with our regulatory expertise, deep consumer understanding across global and local markets, and industry-leading sustainability commitments, our mission is to co-create winning products to delight consumers and develop a more sustainable food system for everyone.

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