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
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.

Quality and GMP Policy 2018

Further reading

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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Full year 2022 results

Powerful operating model and consistent execution delivers record performance.

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Croda joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Croda International Plc, the company that uses smart science to create high-performance ingredients and solutions that improve lives, has today joined over 200 of the world’s leading sustainable...

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skin care

Acquisition of Solus Biotech expands fast growth Beauty Actives business in Asia

6 February 2023: Croda International Plc (‘Croda’) announces that it has agreed to acquire Solus Biotech (‘Solus’), a global leader in premium, biotechnology-derived beauty actives.

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