Symrise is a leading global supplier of taste and nutrition solutions, fragrances, and cosmetic ingredients. Our clients include food and beverage manufacturers, producers of nutritional supplements, pet food, pharmaceuticals, perfumes and cosmetics.

Our sales amounted to € 3.4 billion in the 2019 fiscal year. Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, we serve our customers via more than 100 sites in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the United States and Latin America.

At Symrise we work with our clients to develop new ideas and market-ready product concepts that form an indispensable part of everyday life, with special focus on taste solutions for good-for-you products. Economic success and corporate responsibility are inextricably linked as part of this process. Symrise – always inspiring more… ·


Celebrating great taste for plant-based proteins

With sustainability representing an integral part of our business approach, we partner with leading producers of plant-based food products to support a sustainable food system by delivering great taste for products made with plant-based proteins.

Symrise’s global approach covers all key plant-based product categories of meat alternatives, dairy alternatives and nutritional beverages. It combines the understanding of protein sources with our core taste expertise and deep market understanding, to develop consumer-preferred products and to support healthy lifestyle choices.

Due to our holistic approach to innovation, deep insights into ingredients and consumer needs, processes and product development, we understand the value chain and bring together commercial, protein base and taste expertise to act as partner of choice to deliver great tasting solutions for plant-based food and beverages.

Good-for-you products tasting great

Symrise maintains a long standing research and development program to deliver against the macro-trend of increased awareness of the detrimental health effects of immoderate sugar intake. With this we support our food and beverage customers in their efforts to offer great tasting food and beverages with low or no sugar content: Our extensive symlife® portfolio helps make healthier products taste great and actively contributes to a sustainable diet.

Due to our dedicated long-term research activities, a global approach to market and consumer insights as well as our expertise in processes, innovation and product development in this field, we have the relevant capabilities to partner you and to provide great tasting solutions for products low in sugar.

Therefore, we offer all-in-1 support for our customers to create better-for-you products with the full taste enjoyment of a sweet product. In this context, our symlife® portfolio does not only balance taste in low and no sugar products, but optimizes taste and can help drive consumer preference overall.

Delivering the authentic taste of nature

We support our customers to master their challenge around natural product solutions. For this, we leverage our unique taste solution platform code of nature® and combine the best of nature and the best of science. The holistic approach is decodes consumer trends and connects these insights with our regulatory consultancy capabilities as well as our long standing scientific heritage to develop natural, authentic taste solutions that consumers love.

code of nature® is a holistic approach, based on 4 pillars: Being Consumer driven, using Best naturals and Applied science, while offering Regulatory guidance. Two popular examples which illustrate how we craft inspiring solutions for our customers and consumers and how the four code of nature® pillars contribute to that, are our programs for sustainable vanilla and citrus solutions.


Contact us to find out how we can support you in creating great taste for your products!