International Flavors & Fragrances

521 W. 57th Street

New York City


United States


Tel. +1 2127 655500

Fax. 31-35-688-32-02


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International Flavors & Fragrances

A leading creator of flavor solutions for beverages, sweet goods, savory, and dairy products around the world, IFF helps customers deliver on the promise of delicious foods and drinks that consumers love.
Their people—passionate, creative, and experts in their fields—combine creativity, brand understanding and consumer insights with focus on R&D and innovation bringing customers unique offerings that differentiate their products in the marketplace. Their extensive portfolio of health and wellness solutions, including naturals and proprietary ingredients and technologies, help ensure that healthier products are enjoyed by consumers in every market.
IFF's CulinEssence program has brought fresh culinary insights and innovation both to their customers and to their internal technical and creative teams. The program is a creative combination of global culinary arts, married with cutting-edge flavor technology and food science.
Their CoolTek program is high-intensity cooling technology that uses proprietary molecules to impart a unique taste sensation for a clean, refreshing, energizing taste and feel that complement any flavor profile.

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Articles On FoodIngredientsFirst


Food Ingredients News  09 October 2018

IFF opens new flavors plant and lab in China, reinforces its commitment to sustainability

09 Oct 2018 --- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) is opening two new facilities in China – a flavors manufacturing facility in the Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone from today (October 9), and a Natural Products Research lab, located in the Nanjing Life Science Park, on October 15.

Food Ingredients News  05 October 2018

Sealing the deal: IFF completes Frutarom acquisition, global leader to sharpen focus on naturals, health and wellness

05 Oct 2018 --- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has completed its acquisition of Frutarom signaling the start of the new global leader in taste, scent and, nutrition with “even greater aspirations.” One of the key strategies is to create a differentiated portfolio with an increased focus on naturals and health and wellness and to expand into fast-growing categories like savory solutions, natural colors, natural food protection and health ingredients.

Food Ingredients News  20 September 2018

US-China trade war goes up another gear with more tariffs on both sides

20 Sep 2018 --- The US government has threatened another wave of trade tariffs on China and this time they include key commodities like rice and a myriad of other items. As a result, a number of industry groups have rallied against President Trump’s latest escalation of the so-called trade war and others are backing the Administration’s stance. 

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From TWOFI  22 June 2018

Merging flavors: inside IFF’s move for Frutarom

22 Jun 2018 --- In a detailed interview, Andreas Fibig, Chairman & CEO of IFF notes that the acquisition of Frutarom is very much part of the company’s strategy to balance their customer base.

From TWOFI  01 December 2016

Opinion Edge: The Supplier View: 2017 Food Trends

01 Dec 2016 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on key food industry trends to watch. What will be the key consumer trends driving the food industry forward in 2017 and how are they impacting supplier R&D development?

From TWOFI  30 March 2015

Newsmakers: IFF Intensifies FMP Flavor Development in Bakery

30 Mar 2015 --- For bakery applications, flavors with modifying properties (FMPs) can help to mask unwanted wholegrain off-notes.

Video Interviews


20 July 2018

Combining flavor and taste portfolios

20 Jul 2018 --- At IFT this year, International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) presented PowderPure under its portfolio for the first time, some 18 months after the initial acquisition of the young US-based company. “PowderPure has a very interesting drying technology that allows us to produce very clean and concentrated fruit and vegetable powders. These are certainly relevant to the natural trend and the desire for cleaner labels that we see in the marketplace,” Carmen Cain at the company, tells FoodIngredientsFirst. “They are able to take whole fruits and vegetables and run them along a conveyor belt. By using infrared light that targets the water molecule, they are able to end up with a very pure powder that retains color, nutrition and taste.”

24 July 2017

The launch and strategy behind TastePoint

24 Jul 2017 --- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. have launched Tastepoint by IFF – a new company designed to service the dynamic middle-market customer in North America. Tastepoint by IFF represents the merger of David Michael & Co. and Ottens Flavors, two esteemed companies with long histories in the industry and reputations for outstanding service and products.

27 June 2016

Strengthening in Supplier Sustainability

27 Jun 2016 --- Sustainability is becoming a key point for differentiation in the flavors sector, with major suppliers keen to demonstrate their green credentials. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) recently released its 2015 sustainability results and launched a new sustainability strategy. IFF claims to be embracing a new aspirational vision to lead positive transformational changes toward a “regenerative, healthy and abundant world.”