Robertet, one of the oldest fragrance and flavor companies in the world, has announced the completion of a new fragrance and ingredient division headquarters in Mount Olive, New Jersey. Robertet has a global reach represented in over 50 countries, 14 manufacturing sites on three continents, three R&D innovation centers and 12 creative centers.
“Our newly renovated, beautiful state -of –the- art innovation center has been completely transformed”, stated Christophe Maubert, Global President, Fragrance Division. “Our $20M investment has greatly expanded our production capacity, enhanced our stability and sensory testing and increased our levels of automation. This investment will bring a new level of service to the changing needs of our clients and provide our perfumers with an array of new tools.”
There were sound business strategies behind the investment in Mount Olive explains Robert M. Weinstein, President & Chief Operating Officer, Robertet USA. “Mount Olive is all about inspiring creativity backed by high-tech support and scientific research to grow our business in the U.S., service our global clients in the natural ingredients space more effectively and make full use of a facility built with the future in mind.”
Robertet’s expansion has also been influenced by consumer behavior. “We know that consumers today have a greater appreciation for natural ingredients and are looking for authenticity in their lifestyle choices. Thanks to our award winning “Seed-To-Scent” (™) technology, Mount Olive will allow us to create even more traceable, sustainable and true-to-nature scents.
“We are very proud to make this significant investment in our future here in the US. With this wonderful new Mount Olive facility and the talented Robertet team who are based here, our future will bloom and prosper”, concluded Maubert.