Givaudan Group annual income increases

Givaudan Group, a Swiss manufacturer of flavorings and fragrances, has reported that income attributable to equity holders of the parent for the year ended December 31, 2012 was CHF411 million, or CHF44.85 per diluted share, compared to CHF252 million, or CHF27.55 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2011.

Sales for the year ended December 31, 2012 were CHF4.26 billion, compared to CHF3.92 billion for the year ended December 31, 2011.

Gross profit for the year ended December 31, 2012 was CHF1.79 billion, compared to CHF1.67 billion for the year ended December 31, 2011.

Operating income for the year ended December 31, 2012 was CHF607 million, compared to CHF443 million for the year ended December 31, 2011.