By  on February 5, 2013

PARIS — Givaudan reported its full-year 2012 net profits grew 63.1 percent to 411 million Swiss francs, or $438.5 million, bolstered by an improved operating performance, decreased financial expenses and a lower income-tax rate.

The Vernier, Switzerland-based fragrance and flavors supplier’s operating income in the 12-month period grew 37 percent to 607 million Swiss francs, or $647.6 million.

Sales were up 8.7 percent to 4.26 billion Swiss francs, or $4.54 billion. On a constant-currency basis, revenues rose 6.6 percent.


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