December 2015

December 08, 2015

The Symrise Genealogy of Fine Fragrances Is Going Digital

The Symrise Genealogy of Fine Fragrances enters the digital world with its own App for mobile devices. It allows customers to instantly search for fragrances anytime, everywhere, thus offering them a smart device... more »

December 01, 2015

Creative and Inspiring Masterminds: Symrise Honors Seven Perfumers with Awards

Symrise has appointed four Master Perfumers and also honored three Senior Perfumers with Special Awards. With their creative skills, the fragrant seven have considerably contributed to the success of the Symrise... more »

November 2015

November 24, 2015

Symrise successfully places € 500 million promissory note loan to finance Pinova Holdings acquisition

Symrise AG has successfully placed a € 500 million promissory note loan (“Schuldscheindarlehen”) at extremely advantageous terms. Due to the very strong demand among investors, the Group was able to substantially... more »

November 23, 2015

Take-over of Pinova Holdings creates new opportunities for Scent & Care: Acquisition adds renewable ingredients to strengthen perfume creation capabilities

Symrise Scent & Care has a clear ambition: To create a comprehensive library of raw materials and ingredients based on renewable resources. The acquisition of Pinova Holdings, Inc. (Brunswick, Georgia, USA), one of the... more »

November 19, 2015

The Future Generations - Scents & Sensibilities: Symrise Explores the Lifestyles and Fragrance Preferences of Young Consumers

#GENYZ is a cross-category exploratory of Millennials (Generation Y – 19-36 year olds) and Generation Z (kids under 18 years old), with a focus on their social media and purchasing habits, brand favorites, hopes, dreams... more »

November 10, 2015

Symrise achieves new all-time highs for growth and profitability

Symrise AG outperformed the overall market in the first nine months of 2015 and significantly boosted its earnings. The Group benefited from strong demand in both segments and all regions. Symrise increased its sales by... more »

November 04, 2015

Carbon Disclosure Project Adds Symrise to the Climate A List

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) awarded Symrise a 100 A rating, adding the company to the Climate A list. This achievement signifies that Symrise leads the energy and materials sector in the DACH region (Germany,... more »

November 04, 2015

IFSCC Poster Award for Symrise Research in Pollution Effects on Skin

Symrise won the IFSCC Poster Award for the best poster presented at the recent International Society of Cosmetic Chemists Conference (IFSCC) held in Zürich from 21 to 23 September 2015. The award honors the company’s... more »

September 2015

September 25, 2015

Symrise Opens Expanded Production Plant for Cosmetic Ingredients

Symrise AG opened a plant today for the production of cosmetic ingredients, significantly increasing its capacities and improving its position in the market. The company has invested € 15 million to build the plant and... more »

September 21, 2015

Symrise AG expands in the Scent & Care segment through acquisition of US-based Pinova Holdings, Inc.

Symrise AG is strengthening its activities in the Scent & Care segment with the acquisition of Pinova Holdings, Inc. (“Pinova Holdings”). Headquartered in Brunswick, Georgia, USA, Pinova Holdings is a leading supplier of... more »

August 2015

August 26, 2015

Olaf Klinger to become new Chief Financial Officer of Symrise AG

The Supervisory Board of Symrise AG has appointed Olaf Klinger (50) to become Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company. He will join from private clinic operator AMEOS, where, as a managing executive, he is in charge... more »

August 10, 2015

Symrise Sponsors 2015 UN Girl Up Leadership Summit

And Symrise was among the sponsors for the event. The education and promotion of young women is one of the elements within its sustainability agenda. Wherever possible, it encourages them to realize their full potential... more »

August 06, 2015

Symrise achieves strong sales growth and high profitability

Symrise AG continued its highly dynamic growth course in the second quarter of 2015 and further increased its profitability. In the first half of the year, the Group increased sales by 41 % to € 1,330.8 million (H1 2014:... more »

July 2015

July 20, 2015

DISCOVER BEEFTM – from the Kitchens of the World Symrise Expands Beef Expertise

With discover beefTM, Symrise is expanding its expertise in beef flavors. Its culinary insights tool Chefs UnitedTM and thorough understanding of consumers worldwide helped to develop a range of beef flavors and top... more »

July 15, 2015

Nature’s Best, Freshly Pressed Symrise Launches Plant Juices with Cosmetic Benefits

Symrise launches a series of freshly pressed plant juices within its Actipone® range. Manually pressed without the use of any solvents, the juice varieties are fully traceable and certified organic. Their proven effects... more »

June 2015

June 25, 2015

Four Times a Winner: Cosmetic Ingredients and Concepts by Symrise

Symrise recently won four renowned awards for its cosmetic ingredients. Concepts with raw materials from the Brazilian Ecoparque were recognized with the Beiersdorf Pearlfinder Innovation Award. Symrise also took two... more »

June 25, 2015


The event, welcoming suppliers and customers, was attended by Rémi Cristoforetti, DIANA Pet Food President, Andrey Buynevich, General Manager of the new site, as well as representatives of the Local Authorities and the... more »

June 15, 2015

PCHi 2015: SymRepair® 100 Wins Breakthrough Innovation Award

The PCHI Innovation Breakthrough Award 2015 went to SymRepair® 100 from Symrise – a highly effective skin barrier rebalancing complex. At the company booth at the PCHI trade show, visitors could discover solutions for... more »

June 05, 2015

Symrise Diversifies Portfolio for Natural Beverage Flavors through Acquisition of California-Based Flavor Infusion

Symrise AG is strengthening its product offering for natural beverage applications and further expands into the strongly growing market of flavored water: The Company signed an agreement to acquire Flavor Infusion, a... more »

May 2015

May 26, 2015

Symrise Opens Production Facility in Brazilian Amazon Region

Symrise has opened its new production plant Symrise Amazon Ecoparque in Belém, Pará, in the Amazon region. The strategic investment is to facilitate the development of products for global beauty care. It also integrates... more »

May 05, 2015

Symrise Posts Strong Growth in the First Quarter

Symrise AG got off to a good start for the fiscal year 2015. The Group seamlessly continued its positive performance from the previous year and significantly increased sales and net income in the first three months. Key... more »

April 2015

April 23, 2015

BRAIN and DIANA Pet Food enter into a strategic partnership in cat taste science

Biotechnology company BRAIN AG and DIANA Pet Food, world’s leading partner for performance solutions in the pet food industry, member of the Symrise Group, today announce a strategic partnership in the field of taste... more »

April 20, 2015

Growing Through Diversity in Symrise’s 2014 Corporate Report

Symrise is presenting its first integrated corporate report with the title Growing Through Diversity. It describes the links between sustainability and economic success. This integrated report replaces the classic annual... more »

April 10, 2015

Excellence in perfumery - Symrise wins French FiFi Award 2015

Symrise has won one of the prestigious FiFi Awards 2015 of the Fragrance Foundation France. L’Oréal Eau Jeune Double Je proved successful in the category Best Feminine Mass Market Perfume. Symrise perfumer Evelyne... more »

March 2015

March 18, 2015

A Day in the Life of… with Solutions for Sensitive Skin: Symrise at in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona

Symrise’s in-cosmetics trade show presentation 2015 will focus on ‘A day in the life of…’ with formulation ideas for sensitive skin. At booth 7F20, visitors can also discover products from the company’s flower extract... more »

March 10, 2015

Annual Financial Statements 2014: Symrise Exceeds Targets and Achieves Substantial Increases

In the fiscal year 2014, Symrise AG exceeded its targets and substantially expanded its market position. The Group benefited from good demand in all regions and in both segments as well as from a particularly strong... more »

March 06, 2015

CFO Bernd Hirsch to leave at own request at the end of 2015

Bernd Hirsch, CFO of Symrise AG, will leave the company at his own request at the end of 2015. He has decided for personal reasons not to extend his contract as a member of the Executive Board, which would be up for... more »

February 2015

February 12, 2015

Into the Blue: Symrise Partners with CRIEPPAM in Energy-Efficient Lavender Sourcing

Symrise supports the French Research Institute CRIEPPAM in its environmental efforts to improve energy efficiency during lavender harvesting and distillation. The process will also considerably increase the quality of... more »

January 2015

January 22, 2015

The Latina Connection – Conexión Latina: Symrise Launches Hispanic Program for Beauty, Household and Oral Care

Symrise launches Conexión Latina. The program is designed to help manufacturers from the beauty, household and oral care industries to offer Hispanic consumers fragrance and flavor solutions that are suited to their... more »



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