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Symrise Doubles Menthol Capacity

10:19 AM MDT | June 10, 2010 | Nancy Seewald

Symrise says it plans to double capacity of L-menthol, an aroma chemical used as an ingredient in dental care products and candy, by mid-2012. Symrise produces L-menthol at Bushy Park, SC and Holzminden, Germany. Menthol demand has been growing at a double-digit rate for years, Symrise says. “Symrise is already the global market leader in menthol production,” says Heinz-Jürgen Bertram, Symrise CEO. “The doubling of capacities sends a strong signal to our customers as we are further strengthening our competitiveness in this strategically...

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