Symrise Perfume Manufacturer

Symrise is a German flavoring and fragrance manufacturer.

It was founded in 2003 by the merger of Dragoco and Haarmann & Reimer both in Holzminden. Dragoco was originally founded by Carl-Wilhelm Gerberding and cousin August Bellmer in 1919. H&R was originally founded in 1874 by chemists Wilhelm Haarmann and Ferdinand Tiemann. The chemists started the company once the was able to synthesize vanillin from coniferin. Vanillin was first industrially produced in Holzminden, Germany.


"We possess a unique value-adding portfolio and are the most successful company in the industry. We challenge the status quo and constantly explore new ideas. This enables us to perform at our highest levels and set new standards. We provide our customers with innovations and inspirations that fulfill our promise of always inspiring more..."

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  • Address: Mühlenfeldstraße 1, 37603 Holzminden, Germany
  • Phone: +49 5531 90 0

USA Headquarters

  • Address: 300 North Street, Teterboro, NJ 07608
  • Phone: +1 201 288 3200

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