The CHF30m facility will combine all manufacturing steps from fragrance creation to customer supply, with a focus on developing biodegradable ingredients for the Asia Pacific region
Givaudan, the flavours and fragrances manufacturer, has unveiled its first-ever integrated fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore, furthering its investment in the Asia Pacific region.
The Swiss franc CHF30m location will combine research, fragrance creation, production and industrialisation capabilities into one site, allowing Givaudan to meet growing consumer demand for long lasting fragrance experiences as well as enabling faster response times to requests from customers in the region, said the Swiss company.
The new location will also focus on developing biodegradable fragrance ingredients and has been designed with responsible energy consumption in mind, earning Singapore’s Green Mark Gold certification for environmentally friendly environments.
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“This encapsulation centre based in Singapore underscores our commitment to the Asia-Pacific region, aligned with our high growth markets expansion objective,” said Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan.
“Having all our encapsulation facilities housed in the same location will significantly sustain our innovation, operational reliability and internal agility, to effectively support our customers’ growth.”
Completing a five-year investment since its announcement in 2018, Givaudan’s latest fragrance centre joins its more than 185 existing locations worldwide, including four others in Singapore.