Fragrance and Flavorings Powerhouse Firmenich Welcomes Ambassador LeVine

Patrick Firmenich, Vice Chairman of the Board, and Gilbert Ghostine, CEO, welcomed Ambassador LeVine and her team to the Firmenich Research facility in Geneva. Swiss and family-owned, Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-held fragrance and flavor company and number two in its industry, with $3 billion in sales in fiscal year 2014. The company has a major presence in the U.S., its largest market. During the visit, Ambassador LeVine learned about the group’s innovative perfumery and flavor technologies and visited one of Firmenich’s in-house technology labs to experience some of the company’s fragrances and delivery technologies.