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April 2024

Responsibility is in our nature

Corporate | Financial | Sustainability April 11, 2024

Responsibility is in our nature: key milestones achieved on our pathway to net-zero

— Share of strategic biological raw materials from sustainable sources increased to 95 percent
— Sustainability risk assessment of all suppliers
— Water consumption at dry locations reduced by more than 30 percent

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Symrise launches Flowerconcentrole

Scent & Care | Corporate April 10, 2024

Symrise launches Flowerconcentrole®, a range of sustainably sourced olfactive flower extracts with a well-being boost

– Proven to target relaxation, joy, and other positive emotions for a mood-friendly sensory experience
– Easy to formulate and use while masking the smell of many formula bases and providing antimicrobial properties
– 100% of natural origin from sustainably sourced ingredients, in line with consumers’ clean beauty expectations

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150 shades of innovation

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate | Sustainability April 8, 2024

Launched 150 years ago: Symrise proclaims World Vanilla Day

– Patent for the synthetic production of vanillin as the starting point
– Action day celebrates milestone and the start of the modern flavor industry
– Twelve-month campaign celebrates Symrise innovations

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Symrise helps in Madagascar after Cyclone Gamane

Taste, Nutrition & Health April 5, 2024

Symrise helps in Madagascar after Cyclone Gamane

– Rapid assistance for employees and partner farmers
– All Symrise facilities intact and operational
– Long-standing programs and initiatives support current activities

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March 2024


Scent & Care | Corporate March 28, 2024

Symrise AG and Virchow Group announce a joint venture dedicated to manufacturing personal care ingredients in India

— Helps enable strategic growth ambitions for portfolio of market-leading cosmetic active ingredients
— Facility in Visakhapatnam, India, to expand in the coming years
— Production of world-scale volume of beauty ingredients, serving the APAC region and beyond

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Symrise motif for trendscope™ 2024+

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate March 26, 2024

Symrise reveals new edition of trendscope™ to decode current consumer trends in food and beverages for 2024 and beyond

— Combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods
— Natural, healthy and climate-friendly products as driving forces
— Important basis for the development of market relevant innovation in taste, nutrition and health

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Savelite® HB

Scent & Care | Corporate March 18, 2024

Symrise launches Savelite® HB, a highly versatile multifunctional ingredient for protecting cosmetic formulations

— Protects from oxidation, microorganisms and offers moisturization
— A readily biodegradable ingredient
— Innovative technology reshapes the field of product protection

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Supply chain rating

Corporate | Financial | Sustainability March 12, 2024

Supply chain rating: Symrise recognized for climate protection in its supply chain

— Non-profit organization CDP awards the company a top A grade
— Holzminden-based Group secures place on the Supplier Engagement Leaderboard
— Symrise is among the top 450 companies in the rating

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Financial Report 2023

Corporate | Financial March 6, 2024

Symrise again raises sales significantly in 2023

— Group sales increase by 2.4 % to € 4,730 million (2022: € 4,618 million); organic growth of 7.9 %
— Adjusted EBITDA of € 903 million slightly below previous year’s figure (2022: € 922 million)
— Adjusted EBITDA margin of 19.1 %
— Symrise plans 14th consecutive dividend increase
— Symrise reaffirms long-term profitable growth course
— Company ideally…

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February 2024

Dr Jean-Yves Parisot & Dr Heinz-Jürgen Bertram

Corporate | Financial February 29, 2024

Dr Jean-Yves Parisot assumes CEO position from Dr Heinz-Jürgen Bertram

— Tenure of Dr Heinz-Jürgen Bertram ends after 15 successful years as CEO
— Dr Jean-Yves Parisot, an internationally experienced executive from within the company, takes over
— Trustful and smooth transition until end of March 2024 ensured

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Sustainability rating 2023

Corporate | Financial | Sustainability February 6, 2024

Sustainability rating 2023: Symrise gets top marks for climate, water and forest protection

— Non-profit organization CDP reviewed 21,000 companies worldwide
— “A” ratings for climate, water and forest protection

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January 2024

Symrise flags

Corporate | Financial January 17, 2024

Extended investigations in the ongoing antitrust proceedings in the UK do not cover Symrise

In a press release issued today, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that it has identified a further line of investigation in the ongoing cartel proceedings concerning illegal agreements in the fragrance industry. These agreements extend to the poaching of employees.

Symrise is expressly excluded from these further investigations. Even if this…

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Symrise citrus taste expertise

Taste, Nutrition & Health | Corporate January 9, 2024

Symrise offers citrus taste solutions with augmented sustainability to strengthen security of supply

– Improved sustainable solutions to supplement traditional citrus ingredients
– Practical, sustainable, and economically sound alternatives
– Delivers authentic tailored taste profiles while improving security of supply

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