In order to meet the needs of our customers, address market trends and continually grow; a commitment to sustainable innovation runs through every aspect of our business, from the ingredients we make and the way we operate, to the natural, renewable materials we use. We are continually challenging ourselves to capture leading-edge technologies, knowledge and expertise and building rich patent portfolios.


Our ingredients and technologies are relied on to deliver product performance by industries and consumers worldwide. So whilst our name many not be known on the high street, we are the name behind the high performance ingredients in some of the most successful brands in the world. Our ongoing investment in technology gives us this position, which is supported by our Technology Investment Group (TIG) who is responsible for identifying and integrating exciting new technologies that offer solutions to future customer and market needs.


Our Purpose, Smart science to improve lives™ exemplifies our commitment to sustainability, smart science embodies our innovative philosophy and our ability to offer our customers something different and hugely valuable. Improving lives describes the positive impact our products have in use and how, in our activities, we need to reduce the environmental impact of our actions.