“Aromor is delighted to join the IFF family as it will enable accelerated growth for our business. Our R&D expertise, combined with IFF, will enable increased new product development and technology advances,” said Karen Cohen Khazon, Aromor Chief Executive Officer and President.
Founded in 1982, and based in Israel in Kibbutz Givat Oz with sales offices in the United States, Aromor is engaged in the development, production and marketing of Natural, Natural Identical and Synthetic high added value aroma and flavors ingredients for the perfume, cosmetics and food industries. Aromor has approximately 90 employees. Aromor has salient competitive advantages and specializes in the development of captives and sophisticated molecules. For more information, please visit our website at www.aromor.com.
About IFFInternational Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) is a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products. Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as beverages, sweet goods and food products. The Company leverages its competitive advantages of consumer insight, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to provide customers with innovative and differentiated product offerings. A member of the S&P 500 Index, IFF has approximately 5,900 employees working in 32 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit our website at www.iff.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements under the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which are often identified by words like “believe,” “assume,” “expect,” “should” or similar expressions. In particular, among others, statements about expectations regarding the effects of the Aromor Flavors and Fragrances Ltd. acquisition, including growth, cost-saving opportunities, increased scale and the impact on our innovation strategy are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by cautionary statements and risk factor disclosures contained in IFF’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Commission on February 26, 2013. We wish to caution readers that certain important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements made in this press release, including, but not limited to our ability to achieve expected synergies and successfully complete the integration of Aromor and the level of expenses and other charges related to the acquisition. We believe these forward-looking statements are reasonable; however, undue reliance should not be placed on any forward-looking statements, which are based on current expectations. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. We undertake no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances that arise after the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, other than as required by law.