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Givaudan operates across two business divisions, Taste and Wellbeing, and Fragrance and Beauty. It engages in research and development activities into perfumery raw materials, both synthetic and natural. The company’s flavour ingredients are used by customers in a variety of industries and products, including beverages, savoury, snacks, sweet goods and dairy. Givaudan is globally active, with 78 worldwide production sites and a total of 166 operational locations spanning Europe, North and South America and Asia. Givaudan has also completed the acquisition of DDW, the Color House, at the end of 2022, enhancing its portfolio in food flavouring.

Ranking position
#5 /380
Total score
44.2 /100
Industry Rank
Agricultural products and commodities #1
Food and agriculture #5
Measurement area Score Rank (0-380)

Governance and strategy

#1 51.3 /100 #16

Ecosystems and biodiversity

#1 30.9 /100 #12

Social inclusion and community impact

#1 62.2 /100 #3
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Vernier, Switzerland
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 7,491,578,947
Ownership structure
Publicly listed

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2000 most influential companies

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