Here, P&F magazine’s 2015 Flavor & Fragrance Leaderboard ranks the top 10 companies and includes select exclusive interviews and information from key executives and company officials.
The global fragrance and flavor industry has continued its growth this year amid slowdowns in key developing markets, regulatory pressures, and the consumer push for naturals and transparency.
In this series of interviews with top executives at leading F&F houses, companies have expressed that raw material price concerns are less prevalent now than in years past, although the industry is becoming more competitive as acquisitions consolidate the industry and regulatory burdens mount. F&F companies are diversifying their portfolios into probiotics, cosmetic actives and more, while pushing their business models toward sustainability. At the heart of all activities is a desire for customer- and consumer-relevant innovation.