Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) has reported 2006 sales of 1.23 billion euros, an increase of 7% over 2005 sales. The flavor and nutrition division reported sales of 582 million euros, an increase of 7.5% from 541 million euros in 2005. In the scent and care division, sales increased by 6.5% to reach 647 million euros.
Of the results, Symrise chairman of the management board Gerold Linzbach said, “With the strong growth achieved in the 2006 financial year, Symrise enjoyed the benefits of the comprehensive restructuring exercises and technological product innovations in the previous years. We reached our ambitious targets in every respect and grew substantially faster than the market. In the first weeks of the current fiscal year this dynamic development has continued. We are therefore confident for 2007.”