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Givaudan Kicks Off Innovation Center

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Givaudan officially begun construction on their new innovation center in Kemptthal, Switzerland. Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Jürg Witmer, chairman of the board of directors of Givaudan said, "This is Givaudan’s biggest investment in a research centre to date, reflecting the importance of innovation within our 2020 strategy of long-term value creation. It underlines our commitment to create responsible and sustainable growth by building close partnerships with innovators, our customers, engaged employees and academia.”

The new center is expected to open in 2019, and will use new design and collaboration technologies to stimulate creativity and interaction between different functions and teams in flavor and fragrance, spanning from organic chemistry to flavor creation and application science.