Press Release

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date and Webcast

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 25, 2008--International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF), a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances, announced today that it will issue its financial results for the third quarter on Thursday, October 30, 2008 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange.

Robert M. Amen, chairman and chief executive officer and Richard A. O'Leary, interim chief financial officer, will review the quarterly results in an audio webcast on October 30, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. ET. Interested parties can access the audio webcast and accompanying slide presentation on the Company's Web site at, under the Investor Relations section. For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available on the Company's Web site shortly after the event.

Please direct any questions regarding the audio webcast to Micaela Mordkowski at 1-212-708-7211,

About International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

IFF is a leading 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, confectionary 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

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Information in IFF's earnings release and comments made by management during the conference call described in this release speak only as of the date and time of such call, and IFF expressly disclaims and undertakes no responsibility to update or alter such information based on new information, future events or otherwise.

CONTACT: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Micaela Mordkowski, 1-212-708-7211

SOURCE: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.