January 2014

Flavor | Corporate January 13, 2014

Symrise Welcomes Continuance of Preliminary Injunction for Ritter Sport – Stiftung Warentest’s Appeal Denied

Munich District Court I rejected Stiftung Warentest’s appeal today against the preliminary injunction obtained by Ritter Sport. Symrise welcomes this decision. Ritter Sport and Symrise have proven the naturalness of the flavor used. Ritter Sport labeled its Voll-Nuss product correctly.

The court holds the view that Ritter Sport and Symrise have credibly demonstrated...

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July 2014

Flavor July 10, 2014

Culinary Insights to the Next Level Chefs United network of Symrise nearly doubled

— Scope of culinary insights expanded

— Number of chefs increased to over 26,000

— Information from more than 5,000 chefs in every major region


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September 2014

Flavor | Corporate September 9, 2014

Appeal by German Consumer Organization Stiftung Warentest Rejected: Symrise AG Sees Quality and Reliability of its Products Confirmed by Ruling of Higher Regional Court Munich

The Higher Regional Court Munich has rejected Stiftung Warentestʼs appeal against the preliminary injunction issued by the Munich District Court. With this decision, Stiftung Warentest remains to be prohibited from claiming that the flavoring compound piperonal contained in “Ritter Sport Voll-Nuss” chocolate has been produced chemically. Symrise welcomes this decision...

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Flavor | Corporate September 26, 2014

Concluding Statement on the Manufacturing Process of Piperonal

Symrise welcomes the conclusion of the proceedings between German Customer Protection Group Stiftung Warentest and Ritter Sport and again confirms the naturalness of its product:

  1. From the very beginning, Symrise confirmed that the piperonal is a natural flavoring substance according to the European Regulation on Flavorings. Symrise has also fully disclosed its...

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