• Takasago, New Member of the IQS Business Foundation

Tuesday, 21 November, 2023
IQS Fundación Empresas

The IQS Business Foundation has been joined by new member Takasago International Corporation, a leading company in the flavours and fragrances industry with a presence in 27 countries. The company's membership in the IQS Business Foundation was formalized through an institutional event held on 20 November at IQS. The event was attended by General Manager Eduard Serra on behalf of Takasago. On behalf of IQS, Dr Salvador Borrós, Director of IQS, and Rosa Curt, Director of the IQS Business Foundation, were present.

Founded in Japan in 1920, Takasago has been developing flavours and fragrances for some of the world's most successful food, beverage, soft fragrance, personal care, and home care manufacturers for over 100 years. Moreover, the Asian company is a leader as the first industrial producer of l-menthol using its main technology, asymmetric synthesis, which allows them to produce materials that are unique, novel, and identical to natural aromatic ingredients and, in addition, to manufacture pharmaceutical intermediates, functional materials, and other fine chemicals.

Today, the Takasago Group maintains offices in 27 countries and regions and employs more than 3,000 people in its production sites and R&D centres. Through their global network of research, production, creativity, and marketing, they develop products tailored to the needs of individual markets.