Firmenich SA in Ingredients

January 2023

Firmenich is one of the world’s largest fragrance and flavour producers, and focuses its strategy on research and development, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Firmenich is active in meeting consumer demand for diet transformation through plant-based proteins and reduction of sugar, salt and fat. The company also focuses on natural ingredients in fragrances and flavours by utilising digitalisation, green chemistry and biotechnology, in both developed and emerging markets.

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Euromonitor International's report on Firmenich SA delivers a detailed strategic analysis of the company's business, examining its performance in the Ingredients market and the global economy. Company and market share data provide a detailed look at the financial position of Firmenich SA, while in-depth qualitative analysis will help you understand the brand strategy and growth prospects of Firmenich SA.

This report examines:

  • Company share by region and sector
  • Brand portfolio
  • New product developments
  • Marketing and distribution strategies

A detailed SWPT analysis of Firmenich SA provides strategic intelligence on:

  • Strengths and weaknesses
  • Category and country opportunities for growth
  • Challenges and threats from current competition and future prospects
  • Global and regional market positions

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Executive summary
Key company facts
Broad spectrum of product applications across end usage categories
Company overview: growth achieved despite supply chain and geopolitical instabilities
Growth decomposition: future plan revolves around changes in consumer demand
Growth decomposition: Significance of mergers and acquisitions in Firmenich’s key strategies
Commitment to sustainable development across facilities around the globe
Sustainability at the core of flavour and fragrance product development
Continuous investment to meet evolving consumer demand in flavours and fragrances
Continuous investments in high-growth markets over the forecast period
Flavours continue to be the driving force behind high growth regions
Looking to the future through digitalisation in the industry
Top companies at a glance in flavour and fragrance industry
Ingredients demand shifts towards sustainable alternative proteins
Consumers’ changing priorities during the pandemic are likely to stay
US and China continue to be key for development opportunities
Organoleptic characteristics maintenance to be focus criteria in diet transformation agenda
Flavours of the year: Firmenich focuses on botanicals
Fragrances particularly important to two main industries globally
Stronger demand for home care products and ingredients during the pandemic
Fragrances have greater potential in laundry care
Growth led by emerging markets but leading developed markets are still a focus
R&D capabilities remain focus, supported by merger and acquisitions
Global presence supports global demand
More acquisitions and partnerships within the year to expand China outreach
Ever-changing consumer preferences provide focus direction for Firmenich
Executive summary


Included here are the individual ingredients used in the manufacture of products that are tracked in Packaged Food, Soft drinks, Hot Drinks, Alcoholic Drinks, Tobacco, Pet care, Beauty and Personal Care, and Home Care. Ingredients data published in the Ingredients system are separate from Key Functional Ingredients tracked within Health and Wellness.

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