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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
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FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

DSM sales elevated by robust demand for packaged food and growth in dairy, baking and beverages

02 Aug 2022 --- In its half-year results, Royal DSM saw organic sales in its Food & Beverages division boosted by 10%, with net sales of €753 million (US$771 million). The company reaped... Read More

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FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

Weekly Roundup: Phytolon secures US$15M to advance natural food colors, Barry Callebaut’s head of gourmet resigns

08 Jul 2022 --- In this week’s industry news, Phytolon secured US$14.5 million to advance its fermentation technology of natural food colors, and Vaess developed a vegan melting cheese.... Read More

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Weekly Roundup: Tetra Pak taps into food fermentation for plant-based NPD, Barry Callebaut expands in Latin America

17 Jun 2022 --- In industry news this week, Tetra Pak unveiled its plans to collaborate with Mycorena to build a greenfield production facility for fungi fermentation. Meanwhile, Barry Callebaut... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

DSM-Firmenich merger unites science and innovation in mega deal

31 May 2022 --- Netherlands-based DSM is set to merge with Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned taste and perfumery company, to form DSM-Firmenich. The move is set to boost annual... Read More

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FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

Holistic food trend: Stress and sleep management gather speed as consumers seek out wellness “made easy”

11 May 2022 --- Fundamental shifts in wellness are being seen across many F&B applications as consumers seek out “the best of the best” while investing in their health and the... Read More




Articles On The World of Food Ingredients
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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Firmenich’s Strategy: Beyond Taste Alone

01 Dec 2016 --- As customers look to differentiate themselves from their competitors and also try to attract a very dynamic consumer base, they are increasingly benefiting from partners such as Firmenich, to offer value added services.

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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Firmenich Looks Beyond Flavors Alone

12 May 2015 --- Amid a growing need to adopt alternatives to animal protein, as well as the rising calls for fat, sugar and salt reduction, there is increased demand for solutions that go beyond the current flavor house technology portfolio. For Firmenich, Savory is the next frontier for the flavor industry to tackle with technologies that will benefit manufacturers and in turn their consumers.

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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Opinion Edge: Sweet Signs of Recovery?

20 Feb 2014 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on the trends that will drive the sweet goods market in 2014. Which flavor trends hold high potential and what about the combination of sweet and savory?




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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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