PARIS — Symrise AG’s net profits for the first nine months of the year rose 11 percent to 139.9 million euros, or $184.3 million, spurred by growth in both of its divisions — scent and care, and flavor and nutrition — and all geographic regions.
Sales in the period for the Holzminden, Germany-based company gained 6.2 percent to 1.4 billion euros, or $1.85 million. Revenues in emerging markets increased 11 percent.
Its scent and care division’s sales were up 9.8 percent to 736.3 million euros, or $969.7 million.
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