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

Croda donates solar panel modules to non-profit organisations

We have donated 1,000 SunPower solar panels to three non-profit organizations for use in low-income housing and crop generation.

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Strategic review of Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals businesses

The core objective will be to establish what ownership structure best serves this part of Croda’s business going forward, to create a stronger platform for its future growth.

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Croda urges G20 leaders to keep Paris Agreement within reach

Croda is signatory to an open letter to all G20 leaders, urging them to keep the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C goal within reach.

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Climate positive

Transition to a dedicated Consumer Care and Life Sciences company

Croda enters agreement to sell majority of Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals businesses; completing its transition into a dedicated Consumer Care and Life Sciences company

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