We apply science and creativity for a better world.

With the beauty of art and the precision of science, we are an international collective of thinkers who partner with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products the world craves.

As a global leader in food, beverage, scent, home and personal care, and health, we do a lot and continually innovate to do it better.

For more than 130 years we’ve been focused on finding the most innovative solutions to help bring “better for you” products to market. While we have grown over the years, we remain agile in our approach and put our customers’ needs at the forefront of our thinking.

We offer end-to-end service that few can deliver on. Our unparalleled product portfolio is the most robust in the industry and we have leadership positions across key taste, texture, scent, nutrition, enzymes, cultures, soy proteins and probiotics categories.

IFF: Where Science & Creativity Meet

One Shared Goal: Our World, for the Better

We are committed to doing better for our people, customers, and communities. Our purpose and our vision apply across everything we do and everywhere we work.

Our Purpose:

Applying science and creativity for a better world

  • We push past traditional boundaries
  • We are a force for a better and more sustainable future
  • We imagine new possibilities to expand our customers’ opportunities
Our Purpose

Our Vision:

Be the partner for essential solutions

  • We play a vital role in the global food, beverage, beauty, household and personal care, and pharmaceutical supply chains
  • We co-create sensorial experiences that delight and go beyond the expectations of consumers everywhere
  • We combine unmatched innovation, agility and leading-edge insight to meet customer needs
What We Do

We offer differentiated ingredient solutions for customers of all sizes, spanning large multinationals to start-up and private-label brands.

When it comes to providing tailored solutions, we can combine the deep resources of a large company with the nimbleness and careful attention of a small one.

We use our industry-leading research and development capabilities to drive best-in-class innovation to serve the following end markets:

  • Food and Beverage
  • Home and Personal Care
  • Health and Wellness Our portfolio is vast, and we are proud of how we have built our organization over the years to be able to respond to the changing needs of today’s consumers and our customers.

At the heart of what we do is how we do it. We combine science and creativity to develop some of the most groundbreaking products in our industry  – it’s our purpose and the reason we love doing what we do!


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Explore Our Business

We take risks and make bold moves to adapt quickly to meet our customers’ needs. The world and the industries we operate within are constantly evolving and we have strategically built our company over the years to keep pace!

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Our Leadership

Meet our Executive Committee and Board of Directors

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Our Responsibilities

We’re not perfect, but we’re committed to making real progress at every opportunity.

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Our Careers

Discover how you can imagine and create new possibilities at IFF.