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Flavors & Fragrances

Fragrance, Freshness, Shelf life

Our Flavors & Fragrances (F&F) business unit develops and produces flavors and fragrances, preservatives, and animal nutrition products. Our F&F substances are found in various everyday consumables, such as cosmetics and personal care products, detergents and cleaning agents, beverages, baked goods, candles, oils, and animal feed.

Flavors & fragrances refine and enhance products, making them smell nice and feel fresh.

Preservatives protect foods from mold and bacteria. They also extend their shelf life. 

Our F&F substances are easy to process and boast excellent odor and flavor profiles.

Our portfolio also includes specialty chemicals for industrial applications. Industries like pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and construction materials require these for their products.

Our business unit in numbers

Hero Brands

  • Kalaguard® SB
  • Purox® B
  • Purox® S

Flavors and fragrances

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We offer an extensive range of fragrances: floral, spicy, citrus, woody, and earthy aromas, as well as fresh and soapy scents.

They are found in perfumes and personal care items, food and beverages, and home cleaning products.

Benzoic acid

Benzyl products

Benzyl products are important base materials for agrochemicals and building materials, such as epoxy hardeners. They are also used in pharmaceutical, and fragrance, and flavor industry products. Here are just two examples from our wide range of benzyl products:

The benefits for you

We have the world's broadest portfolio of fragrances and flavors. In this segment, we combine chemical and technical know-how with a deep-seated knowledge of applications, markets, and trends that is second to none. All from a single source.

We have a global reach. Our sites are located in Krefeld-Uerdingen (Germany), Widnes (UK), Rotterdam (Netherlands), Nagda (India), and Kalama (USA). This translates to:

  • quick deliveries,
  • high availability,
  • low freight costs,
  • an efficient supply chain.

We boast a uniquely high degree of vertical integration. We also manufacture many primary products ourselves or purchase them from other LANXESS business units. This makes us independent of suppliers and, consequently, a very reliable partner.

Our expert teams ensure that we meet the required standards in our sales markets all over the world. We pride ourselves on providing a tight and precise quality and supply chain management. Our customers can always be sure that our products meet all legal and regulatory requirements.

Special products can also be certified kosher and halal.

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