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August 2022

Portrait of Eder Ramos

Scent & Care | Corporate August 18, 2022

Eder Ramos named President of nonprofit organization UEBT

— Symrise Fragrance head supports organization for sustainable supply chains (UEBT)
— NGO focuses on good working conditions and biodiversity

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Nobel chemistry laureate visits Symrise in Holzminden

Scent & Care | Corporate August 10, 2022

Nobel chemistry laureate visits Symrise in Holzminden

— Professor Benjamin List gives presentation on catalysts for chemical reactions
— Catalysts reduce energy and resources required in chemical production

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Interim Group Report January – June 2022

Corporate | Financial August 2, 2022

Symrise achieves strong sales growth in the first half of 2022

— Sales increase of 18.5 % to € 2.3 billion
— Organic growth of 10.2 %
— High profitability with EBITDA margin of 21.5 %
— Growth forecast revised upward: Organic sales of significantly above 7 % / EBITDA margin of around 21 %

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July 2022

Woman sitting on a bathtub

Scent & Care | Corporate July 7, 2022

Symrise further develops cosmetic ingredient SymClariol®

— For use from scalp to toe
— Readily biodegradable alternative to zinc pyrithione

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Scent & Care | Corporate July 6, 2022

Symrise launches naturals brand Maison Lautier 1795

— Lautier heritage and cutting-edge innovation of Symrise combined
— Building of factory in Grasse, returning Lautier to its roots
— Focus on artisan sustainably cultivated Mediterranean flowers & plants

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Eating dog and cat

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate July 5, 2022

Symrise acquisition of Wing Pet Food in APAC now completed

— Accelerates diversification in the pet food application area
− Extends access to highly attractive Asia/Pacific region
− Strengthens Symrise’s market position in palatability
− Serves the Taste, Nutrition & Health ambition, reinforcing pet food footprint in Asia

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June 2022

Scent & Care | Corporate June 30, 2022

Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients enters strategic partnership with evoxx technologies

— Cooperation with a leading industrial biotech company for enzyme development and manufacturing
— Strengthening of expertise in biocatalysis in developing cosmetic ingredients

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Symrise will present its augmented AI Philyra at the World Perfumery Congress (WPC) in Miami at the end of June 2022.

Scent & Care | Corporate June 29, 2022

Makes perfect scents: Symrise presents version 2.0 of its AI Philyra at WPC in Miami

— Augmented version focuses on renewable and biodegradable raw materials
— Added dimensions bring creativity growth thanks to real AI
— Symrise sets milestone at world's largest perfumery congress

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Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate June 28, 2022

Symrise announces range of natural blueberry ingredients for food, beverage, and consumer health applications

— Comprehensive range from three berry species offering various organoleptic properties, actives compounds and health benefits
— From cost-competitive to premium solutions, such as organic and baby food
— Global sourcing near the growing regions for secure supply
— Strengthens the Taste, Nutrition & Health offerings

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sustainability verification for hibiscus

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate June 16, 2022

Symrise: First company in the industry to receive sustainability verification for hibiscus

— Company promotes sustainable agricultural practices
— Long term business relationship sets foundation for sustainable success

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May 2022

Symrise presents “feel-good moments all day long” at PLMA’s “World of Private Label” in Amsterdam

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate May 25, 2022

Symrise presents “feel-good moments all day long” at PLMA’s “World of Private Label” in Amsterdam

— Showcase of food and beverage ingredients that enable feel-good moments
— Product portfolio tailored to the wishes of consumers
— Focus on naturalness, sustainability, and taste balance

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Trendscope™ meta-analysis

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate May 24, 2022

Symrise identifies current consumer trends in food and beverages with Trendscope™ meta-analysis

— Combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods
— Important basis for the development of consumer-oriented taste solutions
— Natural, healthy, and climate-friendly products particularly demanded by consumers

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Beauty Activations

Scent & Care | Corporate May 17, 2022

Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients launches brand accelerator to drive innovation called ‘Beauty Activations’

— Initiative to strategically partner with beauty brands in North America
— Strong focus on activating and elevating brands’ product innovation

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Zinc about it! – its mineral-based sunscreens (Neo Heliopan®) for effective, safe, and natural sun care

Scent & Care | Corporate May 10, 2022

Symrise presents Zinc about it! – its mineral-based sunscreens (Neo Heliopan®) for effective, safe, and natural sun care

— Safe broad-spectrum UVA & UVB protection
— Suitable for a wide range of products including sun care for kids, sports, and sensitive skin
— Easy to use UV filters for reduced whitening effect and excellent sensorial skin feel

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Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate May 9, 2022

Symrise announces range of aronia health actives with high cellular antioxidant effects

— Further evidence of health expertise delivered by the Taste, Nutrition & Health segment
— Expansion of diana food™ portfolio of health actives
— Unique proprietary aronia extract (patent application filed) and aronia juice powder
— Extract has demonstrated specific cellular antioxidant effects
— Literature supports aronia’s cardiovascular, metabolic and immunity...

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April 2022

Symrise develops SymHair® Thermo, a sustainable ingredient to protect hair from heat

Scent & Care | Corporate April 28, 2022

Symrise develops SymHair® Thermo, a sustainable ingredient to protect hair from heat

— SymHair® Thermo makes styling easier and provides long-lasting effects
— A haircare cosmetic active ingredient from natural origin

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Quarterly Statement January-March 2022

Corporate | Financial April 27, 2022

Symrise starts successfully into fiscal year 2022

— Sales growth up by 14.9 % in reporting currency during first quarter
— Group sales increase to € 1.1 billion
— Organic growth of 8.3 %
— Targets for 2022 and medium-term goals until 2025 confirmed

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Delivering everyday health, everywhere

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate April 26, 2022

Symrise announces diana food™ portfolio brand of natural health actives

— Health strategy approach: “Delivering everyday health, everywhere”
— Supported by diana food’s™ historical strengths in natural bioactives extraction and clinical study design
— Broad portfolio addressing ten key health benefits
— Strengthens position in consumer health

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BSB Innovation Awards 2022

Scent & Care | Corporate April 25, 2022

Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients wins four prizes at the BSB Innovation Awards 2022

— Recognizes sustainable and innovative cosmetic ingredients
— Emphasizes position as one of the innovation leaders in the industry

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Scent & Care | Corporate April 14, 2022

Symrise announces Hydrolite® 8 green, a green cosmetic multifunctional and a 100% bio-based caprylyl glycol

— 100% bio-based, nature-derived
— High purity neat ingredient
— Perfectly suited for a wide range of traditional or natural/green cosmetic formulations
— Same high quality and performance as synthetic grades
— Enhances product protection, moisturizes the skin, improves the sensorial profile of formulations, regulates viscosity, provides wetting, etc.

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Corporate | Financial April 14, 2022

Symrise successfully places €750 million ESG-linked promissory loan notes

— High oversubscription in challenging market environment generates issue volume of €750 million
— Pricing at lower end of the marketing range
— Promissory loan notes serve general corporate purposes and financing of strategic growth investments
— ESG-link endorses clear commitment to sustainable corporate and financing strategy

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Scent & Care | Corporate April 11, 2022

Symrise develops SymFerment®, a sustainable skincare ingredient with Swedish biotech company, Probi

— Collaboration produces a skincare ingredient based on probiotic science
— SymFerment® benefits the consumer and the environment thanks to upcycling side-streams from food production
— Strong scientific studies showing strengthening of the skin barrier and immediate moisturizing effects

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Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients introduces Clear Beauty

Scent & Care | Corporate April 4, 2022

Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients introduces ‘Clear Beauty’ approach and reveals six ingredients at in-cosmetics global

— Product launches across various categories with environmentally friendly ingredients
— Reaching greater heights in ingredient innovation
— Clear Beauty approach elevates leading position in sustainability

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March 2022

White Lavender bio-regeneration project

Scent & Care | Corporate March 30, 2022

From biodiversity to biosecurity: Symrise partners with CRIEPPAM for White Lavender bio-regeneration project

— Three-year healthy plant program to achieve ‘Plants Sains’ accreditation and authentic certification
— Ensure a sustainable supply chain with lowest plant disease risk, in accordance with EU Legislation
— Provide stable source of income for local farmers
— Symrise with exclusive ownership of regenerated ‘Mount Angele’ white lavender plants

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Symrise demonstrates robust & sustainable supply chain for high quality diana foodTM strawberry ingredients

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate March 28, 2022

Symrise demonstrates robust & sustainable supply chain for high quality diana food™ strawberry ingredients

— Robust sourcing capabilities with access to fresh raw materials in both hemispheres
— Full traceability from field to final product – from sustainable sourcing to application support
— Broad portfolio of strawberry-based ingredients for Sweet, Beverages, Consumer Health and Baby Food Applications

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Pet Food Nutrios

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate March 23, 2022

Symrise Pet Food introduces Nutrition Brand Nutrios™

— IsoNova®, ADF®, Vivae, and Schaffelaarbos brands integrated as Nutrios™ egg, chicken, and health solutions
— Transition establishes footing for growth through legacy relationships and expanding activities

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Symrise intends to strengthen its Fine Fragrance division

Scent & Care | Corporate March 22, 2022

Symrise intends to strengthen its Fine Fragrance division with expansion in the French perfume capital Grasse

— Binding offer submitted to owners of SFA Romani
— Additionally, full acquisition of Groupe Neroli planned to strengthen ties with this company also
— Intention to build a strong player in the Grasse area
— Complementary acquisitions with focus on broadening customer base and access to natural fragrance ingredients
— Closing expected in Q2 2022

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IFSCC poster award for Symrise on the skin effects of blue light and the protective properties of Dragosine

Scent & Care | Corporate March 21, 2022

IFSCC poster award for Symrise on the skin effects of blue light and the protective properties of Dragosine®

— International cosmetics association IFSCC selects Symrise poster as one of the ten best
— Blue light effects explained and the remedying properties of Dragosine® based on own research results

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Pet Food joining

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate March 17, 2022

Diana Pet Food, ADF, IsoNova and Schaffelaarbos join forces to become Symrise Pet Food

— New entity will address the pet food market
— Offering pet food palatability and protection solutions
— Also providing pet nutrition solutions via new brand Nutrios

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Science-powered flavor creation

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate March 16, 2022

Symrise Research & Technology reveals the multiple facets of science-powered flavor creation

— Describes the science and human expertise behind the creation of new flavors
— Increases understanding of natural, science-powered flavor creation
— Outlines the processes that enable Symrise to provide customers with solutions for the development of consumer-preferred products

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Science-Based Targets Initiative confirmsgoals of Symrise

Corporate | Financial | Sustainability March 15, 2022

Science-Based Targets Initiative confirms highest standard for the climate protection goals of Symrise

— Company contributes to limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius
— Symrise pioneering as the first SBTi member in its industry

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Symrise cooperates with French company Antofénol

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Scent & Care | Corporate March 8, 2022

Symrise cooperates with French company Antofénol for sustainable extraction technologies

— Brittany-based company among the leaders in innovative eco-extraction technologies
— Collaboration to drive the development of sustainable products

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SymSave® 5E

Scent & Care | Corporate March 7, 2022

Symrise introduces the liquid variant of SymSave® H: SymSave® 5E

— Formulators asked for easy-to-process ingredient
— Pure convenience in a water-soluble, cold-processable product

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Symrise Aqua Feed name change

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate March 4, 2022

Diana Aqua announces name change to Symrise Aqua Feed

— Name change reflects ambition to accelerate Aqua Feed business development

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Symrise achieves strong sales and earnings growth with high profitability in fiscal year 2021

Corporate | Financial March 1, 2022

Symrise achieves strong sales and earnings growth with high profitability in fiscal year 2021

— Group sales in reporting currency up by 8.7 % to € 3,826 million
— Organic growth of 9.6 % achieved
— EBITDA increase of 9.6 % to € 814 million
— Sustained high level of profitability with an EBITDA margin of 21.3 %
— Dividend increase proposed from € 0.97 to € 1.02 per share
— Outlook for 2022: Sales growth of 5-7 % and EBITDA margin of around 21 % targeted

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February 2022

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate February 23, 2022

Symrise expands pet food activities in APAC through acquisition of Wing Pet Food

— Wing Pet Food is a leading pet food palatabiliy enhancer manufacturer headquartered in China
— Transaction strengthens Symrise’ market position in palatability while accelerating diversification in the pet food application area
— Extends access to highly attractive Asia/Pacific region
— Closing expected in Q2 2022

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Symrise ProtiScan

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate February 22, 2022

Symrise ProtiScan™ analyses and characterizes flavoring substances in plant-based proteins and applications thereof

– Novel analysis method to characterize alternative proteins
– Smart in-house data processing to characterize sensory properties of plant proteins
– Research-driven product development of foods on the basis of alternative proteins

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January 2022

Acquisition of Schaffelaarbos

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate | Financial January 7, 2022

Symrise accelerates international expansion in pet nutrition through acquisition of Schaffelaarbos

— Acquisition ideally complements Symrise’s current pet food capabilities
— Schaffelaarbos, a leading manufacturer of sustainable egg proteins
— Ambition to become leading player in egg valorization, providing sustainable proteins to the pet food industry with a contribution to a positive circular food system
— Closing expected January 2022

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Symrise expands its production network of 1,2-alkanediols with a new plant in Granada, Spain

Scent & Care | Corporate January 4, 2022

Symrise expands its production network of 1,2-alkanediols with a new plant in Granada, Spain

— Additional production plant for cosmetic multifunctional ingredients
— Increased production capacity for high quality products
— Support of global growth demand

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