Symrise opens Cosmetic Ingredients division


The flavours and fragrances producer has expanded its plant in Germany

Symrise, a supplier of flavours and fragrances, cosmetics materials and substances, has expanded its production plant in Holzminden, Germany, opening a Cosmetic Ingredients division.

Having ploughed an additional €15m into the facility, the expanded plant is said to strengthen the company’s sustainability approach. Symrise also announced it is planning further facilities in Germany and the US.

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Dr Gabriele Vielhaber, Senior Vice President & Global Head Actives, Botanicals and Product Protection Cosmetic Ingredients Division at Symrise, said: “Opening a production plant for cosmetic ingredients strengthens our leading role in the development and production of innovative ingredients for producers of cosmetics and care products. We have established and built our expertise in cosmetic ingredients over many decades. With our sound knowledge of formulations, consumers and the market as well as our application expertise, we are supporting our customers in developing personal care products. Also, our innovative strength has helped us set standards in cosmetic ingredients. We will continue to develop that expertise.”