The move is part of the supplier’s 2020 strategy and allows it to push deeper into a rapidly growing niche segment of the beauty industry.
The 12 honorees were chosen for their accomplishments and passion for the fragrance industry.
The transaction will bring to the Swiss flavors and fragrance supplier an added naturals savoir-faire plus strengthen its access to local and regional customers, it said.
The supplier has invested about 100 million Swiss francs into the 844,440-square-foot facility due to be operational in 2020.
The Singapore-based unit, which is to have a 5,555-square-foot footprint and four levels, will be operational in 2018.
Coffee beans, coconut and broccoli were everywhere.
During the annual Flower Show, the retailer’s first pop-up installation is meant to give customers a 3-D olfactive experience.
Farms and processing plants were damaged, threatening future exports of the prime fragrance ingredient.