5th International Halal Food Conference Proceedings 8: Halal in the Firmenich World
A Summary of Presentation by Dr. Marco Avanati, Firmenich SA
Firmenich was founded in 1895 in Geneva as a family owned company. Today, it is the largest private manufacturer.
Firmenich was founded in 1895 in Geneva as a family owned company. Today, it is the largest private manufacturer of flavors, fragrances and raw materials. Firmenich is committed to its customers and employees and to creating high quality fragrances and flavors.
Firmenich flavors are used in beverages, sweets, candies and snacks. The fragrances are used in cosmetics, lotions and creams. The raw materials are used in producing flavors and chemicals.
Today, more and more customers are requiring Halal flavors, particularly in Asia and the United States. Firmenich teamed with IFANCA to produce Halal certified flavors. Halal certification provides another level of quality assurance, which improves the product quality and perception.