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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Files Certification Letter with the Securities and Exchange Commission

NEW YORK, Aug 13, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) announced that Richard A. Goldstein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Douglas J. Wetmore, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, have signed and filed sworn certifications with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) affirming certain SEC filings made by the Company. The filings include IFF's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2001, its 2002 proxy statement and its Forms 10-Q for the first two quarters of 2002.

About IFF

IFF is the world's leading creator and manufacturer of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products-from fine fragrances and toiletries, to soaps, detergents and other household products, to beverages and food products. IFF is dedicated to The Pursuit of Excellence in every area of its business, using knowledge, creativity, innovation and technology to continually provide customers with the highest quality products and service and superior consumer understanding.

IFF has sales, manufacturing and creative facilities in 37 countries worldwide and annual sales exceeding $1.8 billion. For more information, please visit our Web site at

Cautionary Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995:

Statements in this release which are not historical facts or information are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause IFF's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties with respect to IFF's business include general economic and business conditions, interest rates, the price and availability of raw materials, and political and economic uncertainties, including the fluctuation or devaluation of currencies in countries in which IFF does business. The Company intends its forward- looking statements to speak only as of the time of such statements, and does not undertake to update or revise them as more information becomes available.

SOURCE International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

CONTACT:          Douglas J. Wetmore for IFF, +1-212-708-7145

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