Vernier, Switzerland
Vernier, Switzerland

Givaudan is a Swiss manufacturer of flavorings and fragrances. As of 2008, it is the world's largest company in the industry. Wikipedia.


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Patent
Givaudan | Date: 2017-02-01

A malodour-counteracting composition comprising(i) a salt of general formula (I)R_(1)R_(2)R_(3)R_(4)N^(+) X^(-)(I)wherein R_(1),R_(2), R_(3), R_(4) are independently selected from C_(1-4) alkyl, or R_(1), R_(2), R_(3), R_(4) may together constitute a nitrogen-containing cyclic system in which the nitrogen is part of a pyridinium or an imidazolinium ring; and X- is a counterion characterised by its protonated form having an acidity constant (pKa) lying between 1 and 6; and(ii) an alpha, beta-unsaturated carbonyl compound of the general formulaR_(5)R_(6)C=CR_(7)C(=O)YR_(8)(II)in which R_(5), R_(6), R_(7), R_(8) and Y are selected such that;(a) R_(5), R_(6), R_(7), R_(8) are independently selected from hydrogen and C_(1-10) hydrocarbyl residues which may be saturated, unsaturated, aromatic, cyclic, branched or unbranched, and which are optionally substituted, and Y is a covalent bond; or(b) at least one of R_(5) and R_(6) is an ester group, the other and R_(7) are selected as described in (a) and Y is oxygen, such that the compound is a di-ester or tri-ester. The composition may be incorporated into consumer products and is able to remove malodours from the air or from surfaces.


Patent
Givaudan | Date: 2017-01-04

The present invention relates to a process for the production of formyl cyclohexene derivatives which are suitable as odorants as such or as intermediates for the preparation of further odorants. In particular the present invention relates to a domino-methylenation-Diels-Alder reaction of ,-unsaturated aldehydes using formaldehyde in the presence of 1,3-butadienes. Compounds of Formula (IVa) and their use as flavor or fragrance as well as compounds of Formula (IVb) are also claimed.


Patent
Givaudan | Date: 2016-12-22

Disclosed are sweetened consumables and methods of forming said sweetened consumables that comprise certain sweeteners and at least one sweetness enhancer in a concentration near its sweetness detection threshold. The sweeteners include sucrose, fructose, glucose, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, xylose, arabinose, rhamnose, erythritol, xylitol, mannitol, sorbitol, inositol, acesulfame potassium, aspartame, neotame, sucralose, saccharine, or combinations thereof. The sweetness enhancer is selected from naringin dihydrochalcone, mogroside V, swingle extract, rubusoside, rubus extract, rebaudioside, and stevioside.


Patent
Givaudan | Date: 2017-04-19

A dishwasher detergent composition comprising a starch-encapsulated fragrance composition, wherein the starch-encapsulated fragrance composition comprises one or more particles of starch-encapsulated fragrance composition.


Patent
Givaudan | Date: 2016-12-28

A tea-flavoured beverage concentrate, comprising a beverage concentrate base in which tea flavour is provided by the incorporation of tea distillate. Dilution of this composition results in a tea-flavoured beverage that suffers from less of the cloudiness, precipitation or sedimentation that has previously been encountered in preparing tea-flavoured concentrates.


Patent
Givaudan | Date: 2017-01-18

A method of forming a macrocyclic musk compound comprising the steps of:- i) cross-metathesizing a first olefin and a second olefin in the presence of a homogeneous transition metal catalyst comprising an alkylidene ligand, to form a statistical mixture of a hetero-dimer intermediate of said first and second terminal olefin, and homo-dimers ii) separating the hetero-dimer from the statistical mixture of hetero-and homo- dimers iii) and cyclizing the hetero-dimer intermediate to form the macrocyclic musk compound.


Patent
Givaudan | Date: 2017-03-08

A liquid fragrance composition consisting essentially of:- cyclohexylidene phenyl acetonitrile; and one or more ingredients selected from the group consisting of cyclohexyl salicylate, MEFROSOL (3-methyl-5-pheriyl-pentan-1-ol), HEDIONE (methyl 2-(3-oxo-2- pentylcyclopentyl)acetate), diethyl phthalate, isopropyl myristate, amyl salicylate, iso-amyl salicylate, benzyl salicylate, iso-bornyl salicylate, cis-3 hexenyl salicylate, ethyl salicylate, iso-butyl salicylate, methyl salicylate and phenylethyl salicylate; and optionally one or more of 3-methyl-5-phenylpentan-1-ol (MEFROSOL); an alcohol comprising more than 3 carbon atoms selected from the group consisting of benzyl alcohol, 1-hexanol, 1-heptanol, 1-octanol, cyclohexanol, cyclohexyl propanol, methyl phenyl carbinol, phenyl ethyl alcohol and dimethyl benzyl carbinol; or a glycol ether.


Patent
Givaudan | Date: 2017-02-08

A microcapsule composition consisting essentially of core material enclosed in a shell, wherein the shell comprises a complex coacervate formed from at least two oppositely charged colloids, one of which is a protein, and wherein the protein is cross linked to a hardening agent by amide groups.


Grant
Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: IA | Phase: BIOTEC-3-2014 | Award Amount: 11.39M | Year: 2015

Oxygen functionalities are key functional groups in many of todays chemicals and materials. The efficient introduction of oxygen-functionalities into raw materials are key chemical transformations in bulk and fine chemicals. Innovative bio-catalytic oxidation routes using molecular oxygen (from air) under benign and mild (pH) conditions such as ambient temperature and pressure can greatly improve the sustainability and economics of processes, but were so far mainly been applied in the pharma segments. In this segment, the enzyme-catalyzed step often represents the highest added value and the high price of the end-product (> 1000/kg) justifies less than optimal enzyme production and limitations in its catalytic efficiency. In order to achieve the widening of industrial application of enzymatic bio-oxidation processes to also larger volume but lower price chemical markets, ROBOX will demonstrate the techno-economic viability of bio-transformations of four types of robust oxidative enzymes: P450 monooxygenases (P450s), Baeyer-Villiger MonoOxygenase (BVMOs), Alcohol DeHydrogenase (ADH) and Alcohol OXidase (AOX) for which target reactions have already been validated on lab-scale in pharma, nutrition, fine & specialty chemicals and materials applications. ROBOX will demonstrate 11 target reactions on large scale for these markets in order to prepare them for scale up to commercial-scale plants. ROBOX is industry-driven with 2 major industrial players and 6 SMEs. It will assess the potential of technologies applied to become platform technologies technologies (multi-parameter screening systems, computational methodologies, plug bug expression systems) for broad replication throughout the chemical industry. The markets addressed within ROBOX represent a joint volume of over 6.000 ktons/year. The introduction of bio-oxidation processes is expected to bring substantial reductions in cost (up to -50%), energy use (-60%), chemicals (-16%) and GHG-emissions (-50%).


Patent
Givaudan | Date: 2016-06-17

A method of providing a fragrant odour to an application, comprising the addition thereto of at least one compound of the formula I wherein X and Y are independently selected from the group consisting of CR^(1)R^(2)R^(3), NR^(4)R^(5 )and OR^(6), wherein R^(1 )to R^(5 )are selected from H and essentially hydrocarbon moieties that optionally comprise at least one oxygen, nitrogen or silicon atom, and R^(6 )is selected from essentially hydrocarbon moieties that optionally comprise at least one oxygen, nitrogen or silicon atom; and, A is an essentially hydrocarbon moiety that optionally comprises at least one oxygen, sulphur, nitrogen or silicon atom, with the proviso that the compound A-CHO is a fragrant aldehyde. The use of these compounds in laundry, household and personal care products confers a long-lasting freshness.

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