Smart science to improve lives™
Poppy field near offices of Croda Italy


Established in 1955, Croda Italiana was the first subsidiary of Croda International Plc, and serves Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. Istituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche (IRB) was established in 1999 as a biotech start-up and acquired by Croda in 2012. IRB has developed a unique plant cell culture platform to extract active ingredients, mainly for cosmetic applications that integrate Sederma’s actives portfolio. 

Iberchem Italia S.r.l. is part of the leading global fragrances and flavours business founded in 1985 and headquartered in Murcia, Spain, acquired by Croda in 2020.

The Italian team takes part in Croda 1% Club activities in local communities, including supporting STEM subjects in universities.

Croda Italiana S.p.A

Sede Legale
Via Pietro Grocco, 915
27036 Mortara (PV)
Tel: +39 0 384 205011

IRB Istituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche

Unita Operativa di Croda Italiana S.p.A 
Via Lago di Tovel 7
36077 Altavilla Vicentina (VI)
Tel: +39 0444 371463

Iberchem Italia SRL

Via del Commercio, 2
Desio (MB)
T +39 0362 304 157
close up of test tubes in croda lab

Croda at a glance

At Croda, we are driven by our Purpose, to use smart science to create high-performance ingredients and technologies that improve lives.

Croda Formulator at work in labs

Where we operate

Every day our global team, across 37 countries, work together to inspire our customers.

Croda Italiana important documents

Croda Italiana S.p.A. is certified ISO 9001 and operates in accordance with the safety regulations (Decree 81/2008).

Croda Italiana S.p.A. è certificata ISO 9001 ed opera in accordo con le normative di sicurezza (D.Lgs. 81/2008).
La CRODA ITALIANA S.p.A. ritiene necessario istituire un Sistema di Gestione per la Qualità al fine di garantire la piena soddisfazione ai suoi Clienti attraverso prodotti sicuri e affidabi¬li, unitamente ad un servizio regolare ed efficiente.

Politica della Qualità e GMP
La CRODA ITALIANA S.p.A. è consapevole che la Qualità dei suoi prodotti/servizi influenza in misura determinante la sua immagine e quindi la posizione sul mercato e la redditività dell'Azienda.

Politica SHEQ Croda Italiana REV2 2023

Further reading

Launch of first report on biotechnology opportunities in the personal care market

27 September 2022: The “Biotechnology: personal care market report” is the first in a series from Croda which aim to help other forward-thinking companies leverage the opportunities offered by...

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Croda celebrates Consumer Care wins

13 June 2022: Consumer Care wins the 'Innovation' award and the 'Creativity' award

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Laboratory work

UK Government to support expansion of Croda's lipid systems manufacturing facility

31 March 2022: This investment will significantly enhance the development of high-purity lipid systems, essential delivery systems for next generation nucleic acid drugs such as mRNA vaccines.

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Sustainability expert Aris Vrettos joins Croda

The new position will see the sustainability expert challenge Croda to stretch its already industry-leading sustainability ambitions and commitments and support Croda’s business sectors in further...

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