Symrise acquires minority stake in bioactives maker Synergio


In Germany, Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients has acquired a minority stake in Synergio, an Israeli producer of plant-based antimicrobial solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Founded in 2009, Synergio uses biochemistry and a computational platform to develop bioactives for healthier and more sustainable personal care and cosmetic products.

Dr. Joern Andreas, President Scent & Care at Symrise, says in a press statement that Synergio’s bioactives fit seamlessly into Symrise’s Product Protection portfolio. “It allows us to offer customers the newest and most innovative sustainable plant-based beauty solutions. The partnership will accelerate the development of broad-spectrum antimicrobial solutions. They will help our customers to create sustainable personal care products.”