Firmenich completes acquisition of Flavourome

Firmenich is the world’s largest, privately owned company in the fragrance and flavour sector

Further to the announcement dated 13 December 2017, Firmenich is pleased to confirm that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Flavourome, an established flavours company in South Africa.

With this acquisition, Firmenich is expanding its presence in Africa with access to new customers as well as a high-performing manufacturing facility in South Africa.

“We are pleased to formally welcome the Flavourome team into the Firmenich Group,” says Patrick Firmenich, Chairman of the Board, Firmenich.

“Building on more than 30 years of business presence in South Africa, today’s acquisition firmly anchors our vision to grow in this key region.”

“The Sub-Saharan Africa region, with its population of 800 million, represents a strategic growth market for Firmenich,” said Gilbert Ghostine, CEO, Firmenich.

“This milestone confirms our commitment to shaping winning solutions for our customers in South Africa and beyond.”

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