Symrise expands scent and care activities through new acquisition

In fiscal year 2019, the business unit generated revenues of approx €77 million

Symrise AG has signed a purchase agreement with Sensient Technologies Corporation (Milwaukee, US) to acquire their fragrance and aroma chemicals activities.

These comprise a wide range of aroma molecules and fragrances from natural and renewable sources. In fiscal year 2019, the business unit generated revenues of approx €77 million.

With the acquisition, Symrise will strengthen its backward integration and broaden its leadership position as a supplier of fragrance ingredients which are increasingly demanded for use, especially in personal and home care products.

Symrise will furthermore gain access to additional customers and strengthen its presence particularly in EAME and Latin America. Going forward, Symrise plans to also strengthen its manufacturing footprint in Spain with targeted investments in the manufacturing site in Granada that will be acquired.

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