Further to the announcement dated December 21, 2017, Firmenich is confirmed that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Natural Flavors, Inc. Headquartered in Newark, N.J., Natural Flavors is a manufacturer of high-quality organic-certified natural flavors for the food and beverage industry. Recognized as a pioneer in organic flavoring, the group developed and commercialized the first organic-certified flavors in North America during the late 1990s.

“We are pleased to formally welcome Natural Flavors to the Firmenich Group,” said Patrick Firmenich, Chairman of the Board, Firmenich. “Building on the Stein family’s vision, as pioneers of the organic movement, we look forward to delighting consumers around the world with leading natural and organic-certified flavors.”

“We are excited to combine Natural Flavors’ best-in-class organic-certified portfolio with our expertise to offer our customers the broadest variety of creative natural solutions in our industry”, added Gilbert Ghostine, CEO, Firmenich.