Press Release

IFF Declares Dividend for First Quarter 2009

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 10, 2009-- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF), a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances for the consumer staples and products industry, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share on the common stock of the corporation, payable on April 3, 2009 to shareholders of record on March 20, 2009.

About IFF:

IFF is a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products and packaged goods. Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as beverages, confectionery and food products. The Company leverages its competitive advantages of brand understanding and consumer insight combined with its focus on R&D and innovation, to provide customers with differentiated product offerings. A member of the S&P 500 Index, IFF has sales, manufacturing and creative facilities in 31 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit our Web site at

Source: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

Richard O’Leary, 212-708-7291
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Joseph Faranda, 212-515-7959
VP, Marketing & Communications