Givaudan SA together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells fragrance and flavour products to the food, beverage, consumer goods, and fragrance and cosmetics industries worldwide. The company operates in two divisions, Flavours and Fragrances. Givaudan SA company's Flavours division offers flavours and tastes for products in confectionary, baked goods, sugar confectionary, chocolates, and chewing gums; beverages, such as soft drinks, fruit juices, and instant beverages; dairy products, including ice creams and yogurts, desserts, and yellow fats; and savory products comprising ready-made meals, snacks, soups and sauces, and meat and poultry products.

The Fragrances division provides fragrance and cosmetic ingredients; fine fragrances, such as signature fragrances and line extensions; and fragrances for use in fabric and personal care, household and air care, skin and hair care, and oral care products. Givaudan SA company supplies cosmetic solutions; and develops active ingredients derived from vegetable sources, microorganisms, and microalgae. Givaudan SA operates in Switzerland, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. Givaudan SA was founded in 1796 and is headquartered in Vernier, Switzerland.