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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) announced the opening of its new creative center for fine fragrance and beauty care in Paris.

11/02/05
New York, N.Y., November 2, 2005… International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) announced the opening of its new creative center for fine fragrance and beauty care in Paris.

The new 5,000 square meter Parisian facility, based in Neuilly Sur Seine, is ideally located near all major Paris-based fine fragrance customers. This is the first major fragrance house in Paris to unite both fine fragrances and beauty care, including toiletries, together in one powerful unit.

“Fine Fragrance and Beauty Care is a keystone of IFF's business. We are passionately committed to the creation of superior fragrances which help our customers build successful and enduring brands that people love. We offer our customers cutting-edge creativity, innovation, consumer knowledge and service at the heart of brand success today,” said Nicolas Mirzayantz, who holds the dual roles of Senior Vice President for IFF's Fine Fragrances & Beauty Care unit, and North America Regional Manager. “Our new creative center will allow us to further expand on that promise and strengthen our ability to create fragrances which have strong, long-term emotional connections with consumers. It will offer our perfumers and customers an environment that fosters the fusion of creative inspiration, consumer insights and fragrance technology.”

The facility is located at:
61, rue de Villiers
92523 Neuilly sur Seine Cedex
France

Phone numbers remain unchanged.

The new facility is leased; the Company's existing facilities in Bois Colombes have been sold. Terms of the lease and sale were not disclosed.

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About IFF
IFF is a 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 31 countries worldwide and annual sales exceeding $2.0 billion. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.iff.com.

Contact:
Melissa Sachs
Corporate Communications
001-212-708-7278
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