Half-year report: Flavor players spread bets, policy hurdles

Jun 2018


Givaudan acquires 40.5 percent shares in Naturex: Global flavors and fragrance company, Givaudan, completed the acquisition of 40.5 percent of the share capital of Naturex in March for a total consideration of €522 million. Plans are in place to acquire the whole of Naturex. This transaction is part of Givaudan's 2020 strategy to strengthen its capabilities in natural flavor solutions. In May, Givaudan completed the acquisition of the Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group.