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Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavorings, cosmetic active ingredients and raw materials, as well as functional ingredients

Its clients include manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, the pharmaceutical industry and producers of nutritional supplements and pet food. Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, the Group is represented in more than 100 locations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the United States and Latin America. Symrise works with its clients to develop new ideas and market-ready concepts for products that form an indispensable part of everyday life. 

€3,154 million

Revenue in 2018


Organic growth in 2018


EBITDA margin in 2018


Employees worldwide


Global, regional and local clients



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Mar 13, 2019

Symrise successfully continues profitable growth course in 2018

— Strong organic sales growth of 8.8 % — Sales increase of 5.3 % to € 3,154 million (reporting currency) — Solid earnings with EBITDA at € 631million and EBITDA margin at 20.0 % — Net income increases to over € 275 million — Dividend increase to € 0.90 per share proposed

What makes Symrise an attractive investment?

1. We operate in an attractive industry geared towards defensive end-consumer markets

4. Our competitive edge is led by a cross-divisional networking and research  engine, committed to innovation

2. Our strongly balanced portfolio encompasses a global range of products, businesses, regions and customer groups

5. We’re increasingly securing backward integration across our supply chain, in service of the growing demand for naturals

3. Our strategy focuses on industry-leading growth that maintains high profitability levels

6. We’re expanding into adjacent high-growth areas beyond traditional flavor and fragrance

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Our dividend in 2018 is proposed to increase from 0.88 and should be approved by the Annual General Meeting on May 22, 2019.


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How the market views us

Symrise is covered by various national and international financial analysts. The consensus reflects their earnings projections for Symrise and is important guidance for the capital market. The consensus is drawn from Vara Research, an independent, external provider of investor relations services.

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Feb 3, 2020

Symrise receives international “A” rating from CDP for outstanding environmental protection

Corporate | Financial | Sustainability

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Jan 20, 2020

Symrise receives top score of A in international climate protection rating

Corporate | Financial | Sustainability

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Further events

Nov 10, 2020

European Conference (UBS), London

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Oct 29, 2020

Interim Group Report January – September 2020 (trading update)

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Symrise 9M results

Oct 29, 2019

Quarterly Statement January-September 2019

Interim Group Report January - June 2019

Aug 8, 2019

Interim Group Report January-June 2019



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