Firmenich is one of the leading companies in fragrances and flavors worldwide and the largest privately owned company with a turnover in 2016 of more than 3.2 Billion CHF.
Headquarters of the company are based in Geneva.
The Global Flavor turn over is approx. split in 47% for Beverages, 37% for Sweet Goods and 16% for Savory.
For the European Flavor Division, Firmenich has Centers of Expertise for Savory, Sweet Goods and Beverages which are connected to Affiliates in Germany, France, UK, Spain, Italy, Poland, Russia , Denmark, Turkey and Austria.
The Center of Expertise for Savory is based in Vienna and for Sweet Goods it is based in Geneva. In Belgium, where our Center of Expertise for Beverages in Europe is based, we develop flavor solutions for all kinds of beverages (still and carbonated drinks, juices & nectars, dilutables, ice tea, sport and energy drinks and alcoholic beverages).
Our biggest European production center for liquid flavors, emulsions and juice compounds is established in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
Creation of consumer preferred taste solutions for beverages, dairy & confectionery, savory foods and the creation of parfums for personal care, cosmetics and fine fragrances.