Visit at the Empire of Flavour – Stage 14 of the „Grand Tour of Switzerland in Hungary“

Media release, 23.11.2016

On 23 November, Ambassador Burkhard and members of Swisscham and the Swiss Business Club visited the Givaudan factory, which was built as a major Swiss green field investment in 2012.

With a capacity of 40.000 tons annually, the Hungarian factory is the largest of 36 Givaudan factories worldwide. All together, these factories are providing 25% of all globally produced flavours and fragrances.

Mihály Karkas, director general of the Hungarian entity presented the main information about the company under his leadership with its 400 employees. Then, the visitors had a tour of  the production site.

Givaudan is a supplier of the largest 150 food manufacturers in the world, and the products of the Swiss-based group can be found in every fourth product being sold by the retailing industry.