In Egypt, Symrise buys hibiscus products which are used, for example, in cosmetics for their skin-soothing and antioxidant components or for their natural food coloring. An innovative project has now ensured that the raw material can be extracted much more efficiently and therefore also more sustainably. The improved process allows daily production to be increased by a quarter and, at the same time, food coloring yields rise from 65 to 83 %. Another advantage is that water consumption decreases enormously. Previously, 6,000 liters of fresh water were required per extraction process. Now, the water is used in a recirculation process. In addition, the water maintains its temperature, while previously it had to be heated from 15 ° to 55 ° Celsius.
in 2020 across the entire Symrise Group.
Symrise ships thousands of products every day that must be packed sensibly and securely. Since March 2020, the company’s packaging material suppliers have been offsetting the CO2 emissions generated by producing the cardboard boxes. In the middle of the year, these materials were replaced with climate-neutral alternatives. By the end of 2020, this had saved around 389 tons of CO2. Since the beginning of this year, all packaging materials in Holzminden have subsequently become climate-neutral, which will reduce emissions by around 12,500 tons by the end of 2021. In the coming year, the main production sites in all regions around the world will follow.
Meat and dairy products have traditionally been a part of diets around the world, but increasingly the products that end up on our plates no longer need to come from animals.Read more >
Acerola cherries come from northeastern Brazil. Symrise is now using them for a very special product.Read more >
What pets want or need does not always necessarily match the wishes of their owners. This also applies to perfumes and smells in pet care.Read more >
The lauded French brand Maison Lautier has been a part of the Symrise portfolio since the mid-1990s.Read more >
In a globalized world based on communication and cooperation, a company can only be as good as its partners.Read more >
With the acquisition of ADF, IDF and IsoNova, Symrise has further expanded its portfolio within its Nutrition segment.Read more >
In Colombia, Diana Pet Food, one of Symrise Nutrition business units, was previously represented by a single sales office.Read more >
One of the major health problems globally is excess weight, which can lead to diabetes, cardiovascular illness, heart attacks or strokes.Read more >
Cosmetics originated in plant extracts. Even in prehistoric times, humans used botanicals for their effects on the skin and to increase their sense of well-being.Read more >
For animals in aquaculture to be fed in a way that is healthy, nutritious, and tasty, their feed must have functional ingredients.Read more >
Consumers are increasingly placing value on products that are good for them and the environment.Read more >
Four out of ten employees working from home, production facilities all over the world working around the clock, and on top of that the health concerns of our colleagues.Read more >
Symrise initiated many projects and campaigns that focus on sustainability, occupational health and safety, and social responsibility. Here are just a few.Read more >
One of the UN’s most important goals is to aim for responsible consumption and production. A small contribution to this is made by using raw materials more fully – for example through upcycling.Read more >
Symrise grew for the 15th time in 2020 – despite the coronavirus and the global economic slump triggered by the pandemic.Read more >