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Firmenich

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Firmenich
Rue de la Bergère 7
Meyrin
CH-1217
Switzerland
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+41 22 780 22 11




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fat replacers; fish and seafood; flavor enhancers; flavors and aromas; sweeteners (non-sugar)


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We are Firmenich. For more than 120 years, we have been delivering powerful, memorable taste experiences to people across the globe. We are an independent, family-owned company with the freedom and flexibility to invest in the long-term sustainability of our business, which ultimately benefits our clients and their consumers..  

The world’s leading brands trust us to create distinctive tastes that people prefer—but for us, taste is only part of the story. Since our founding, we have been driven by our passion to understand consumers, so we can give you insights into what they desire, both today and tomorrow. As your partner, we'll help you find innovative solutions to meet your food and beverage needs and satisfy your consumers. Whether you’re looking for refreshment, indulgence, bold tastes, or nutrition and wellness, we have relevant solutions to drive consumer preference.  

We are relentless and responsible in our pursuit of innovation and we invest 10 percent of our annual turnover into research and development each year. Whether you want to deliver taste experiences at home or abroad, you’ll benefit from our global presence and firsthand knowledge of local and regional tastes.

At Firmenich, we go beyond your expectation. It’s why we are Preferred Beyond Taste.



Articles On Food Ingredients First
Cargill's booth at IFT.

FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

IFT First 2024: Cargill’s TrendTracker spotlights mindful eating, healthy aging and guilt-free indulgence

18 Jul 2024 --- From inflation to the lingering effects of the pandemic, a myriad of forces impact food consumption patterns. Cargill leverages technology to analyze consumer behavior through its... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Swedish researchers urge that more attention be given to elderly malnutrition

16 Jul 2024 --- Researchers from Sweden’s Uppsala University and the University of Gothenburg concluded in their recent study that a steady provision of nutrients can alleviate malnourishment... Read More

IFT First show opening.

FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

IFT First 2024 live: Flavor experts elevate taste with adventurous innovation and intriguing colors

16 Jul 2024 --- Flavor innovators are showcasing a host of sweet and savory flavors at IFT First 2024, which has begun in Chicago, US. Food Ingredients First talks to key players in the flavors... Read More

Monthly review for June.

FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

June in review: Tate & Lyle to acquire CP Kelco, ultra-processed food confusion and vanilla sourcing dispute

01 Jul 2024 --- Key business highlights in June included dsm-firmenich unveiling plans to sell its Yeast Extracts business to Lesaffre, a global business specializing in fermentation and... Read More

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FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

Beyond The Headlines: Kerry unveils food safety lab, Beneo’s climate farming project

28 Jun 2024 --- In this week’s industry news, Kerry advanced food safety efforts with a Food Protection and Preservation Lab and the US Department of Agriculture commenced construction of a... Read More




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dsm-firmenich: Spotlight on healthy ingredients amid emerging technologies and rising consumer demands

03 Jul 2024 --- Dr. Elisabeth Hirschbichler, senior vice president, Taste, Texture and Health, at dsm-firmenich spotlights the emerging technologies in the healthy food ingredients realm. She talks about the importance of adding the “good” ingredients like vitamins and probiotics while reducing sugar and salt.

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dsm-firmenich: Plant-based protein innovation on the rise as consumer awareness drives NPD

22 Jan 2024 --- Melanie Luangrath, director new business development, Plant-Based Platform / Taste, Texture & Health at dsm-firmenich expands on the plant-based protein evolution over the last five years. She talks about greenwashing around sustainability and reducing the environmental impact of nutrition and highlights the company’s VertisCanolaPRO plant protein isolate. Luangrath also points to the two trends set to dominate the plant protein space in future — innovation and agile NPD.




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Newsbite Podcast (May 17 - 21): FrieslandCampina unveils latest vegan concept for its whipping agents portfolio

21 May 2021 --- In F&B developments this week FrieslandCampina unveiled its latest vegan concept for its whipping agents portfolio, Kievit Vana-Monte V98, while Firmenich launched a sustained release solution for melting, juiciness and succulence in plant-based alt-meat. In global trade, a rice flour shortage elicited price hikes for baby food, desserts and soups. Among business developments Just’s Good Meat secured US$170 million to scale slaughter-free cultured meats.

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Firmenich develops Clean Label platform

11 Jun 2018 --- Firmenich has launched its Natural and Clean Label platform. Following the company’s recent acquisition of Natural Flavors, a pioneer in organic-certified flavors, the creation of the new platform comes at a time when Firmenich is actively working to meet consumers’ expectations for more natural and transparent food and beverage experiences. For Stephanie Salord, who has been appointed Senior Director for Clean Label, the clean label platform enables Firmenich to meet the expectations that consumers have around traceability, but it will also go beyond the label requirements their customers. FoodIngredientsFirst spoke with Stephanie Salord about the launch of the program. 

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WEEKLY PODCAST: Cargill to Sell its First Non-GMO Ingredients

12 Oct 2016 --- Cargill, a passionate supporter of genetically modified crops, is to sell its first food ingredients which have been verified that they do not contain GMO's. One of the world's biggest food suppliers has made the move amid a landscape in which food makers and the public are wanting Cargill and other suppliers to provide GMO-free ingredients. The three ingredients carrying the non-GMO seal of approval are cane sugar, high oleic sunflower oil and erythritol.




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