NEW YORK – International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. has agreed to acquire Henry H. Ottens Manufacturing Co., Inc., a Philadelphia-based flavors’ company that is active in such areas as flavor enhancers, sodium reduction and savory flavors. The customer base of Ottens Flavors includes a portfolio of key U.S.-based accounts that complement I.F.F.’s portfolio, I.F.F. said when announcing the transaction April 13.
“This acquisition is an exciting one as it’s the first step in our redefined strategy to win where we compete,” said Andreas Fibig, chairman and chief executive officer of I.F.F. “I.F.F. and Ottens Flavors share rich histories, world class capabilities and a strong commitment to innovation.”