Firmenich Strengthens Sustainable Ingredients Business With Acquisition Of DRT

Monday, June 1st, 2020 | 1765 Views

Firmenich International SA, a global leader in the Flavour & Fragrance industry has acquired Les Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques (“DRT”). DRT is a world leader in the development and supply of high quality, renewable and naturally-derived ingredients. This acquisition will see Firmenich become a key player in renewable ingredients for perfumery and beyond.

“We are delighted to have closed this acquisition which will give us a significant competitive advantage moving forward,” said Gilbert Ghostine, CEO, Firmenich.

“This acquisition affirms our commitment to becoming a global leader in renewable ingredients as we meet the growing demand for sustainable products in Perfumery and beyond. Above all, we look forward to working with our long-time partners and welcoming all DRT employees to Firmenich.”

DRT will further strengthen Firmenich’s already leading Perfumery & Ingredients business, enabling the Company to offer its customers the world’s best selection of renewable and sustainable ingredients. DRT will also bring new capabilities in health & nutrition, cosmetics, as well as a number of new markets, including adhesives, coatings and agriculture. The acquisition reinforces Firmenich’s presence in France, its second largest market.


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