Givaudan is one of the world's leading producers of flavors and perfumes. Net sales by product family break down as follows:
- flavors (52.5%): intended for producing beverages (37% of sales; sodas, fruit juices, instant beverages), side dishes (35%; prepared dishes, snacks, soups and sauces, meats and poultry), candies (15%), and dairy products (13%);
- perfumes (47.5%): intended to the production of cosmetic products and of consumer products (cleaning and maintenance products, etc.).
Geographic distribution of net sales is as follows: Switzerland (1.1%), Europe (28.9%), Asia/Pacific (26.9%), North America (22.4%), Latin America (13.4%), Middle East and Africa (7.3%).