NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2014--
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF), a leading global
creator of flavors and fragrances for consumer products, today announced
the opening of a creative facility in Jakarta, Indonesia, and a sales
office and applications laboratories in Santiago, Chile.
The new flavors creative center in Jakarta, which opens today, is
located on an existing IFF site that has been rebuilt to double its
footprint to 1,500 m2. The state-of-the-art facility will
primarily support customers in Indonesia, where the Company has
maintained a presence for nearly 60 years. In keeping with IFF’s
commitment to reduce its impact on the environment across geographies,
the building incorporates advanced sustainability principles including
heat, water and emission management systems.
The new site in Santiago, which officially opens on Wednesday, November
26th, comprises sales offices and applications laboratories
dedicated exclusively to meet the growing demand for flavors in Chile.
The facility is approximately 300 m2, and is IFF’s first in
this Latin American country.
“These facilities support our global strategic initiative to grow
business in fast-emerging markets, such as Chile and Indonesia,” said
Andreas Fibig, Chief Executive Officer. “Further, close proximity to our
customers allows us to combine our global expertise with local consumer
understanding to create unique and authentic flavor solutions. The new
facilities in Indonesia and Chile underscore our commitment as a leading
global partner to generate value for our flavors customers around the
The Company has made several large investments to support the emerging
markets over the last few years. These include an additional investment
in Indonesia to build a manufacturing facility near the new creative
center, and the construction of a new flavors creative center and
expansion of the existing manufacturing site in Gebze, Turkey. The
Company also opened a new flavors manufacturing plant in Guangzhou,
China and a liquid flavors and fragrances manufacturing facility in
Singapore. In addition, the Company opened new creative and technical
facilities in Delhi, India; in Guangzhou, Beijing and Chengdu, China,
and in Dubai, UAE.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) is a leading global
creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer
products. Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine
fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as
beverages, sweet goods and food products. The Company leverages its
competitive advantages of consumer insight, research and development,
creative expertise, and customer intimacy to provide customers with
innovative and differentiated product offerings. A member of the S&P 500
Index, IFF has more than 6,000 employees working in 31 countries
worldwide. For more information, please visit our website at www.iff.com.
Source: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
VP, Global Corporate Communications & Investor
Director, Investor Relations
Manager, Flavors Communications