Gattefossé develops, manufactures and sells specialty ingredients for the personal care and pharmaceutical industries.
Specialist in lipid chemistry and plant extraction, Gattefossé offers recognized expertise in formulation and technological advice to its customers, using its application laboratories.
Innovation, ethics, quality and stability are the company key-drivers since the beginning.
Gattefossé markets its products in more than 60 countries through 12 affiliated companies and a network of agents and distributors.
Gattefossé was founded in Lyon, France in 1880 by Louis Gattefossé to whom building strong relationship with customers was a priority. The company still is a family-run and independent business, and now employs more than 280 people worldwide.
Experts in lipid chemistry and plant extraction
We are expert in two complementary fields: lipid chemistry and plant extraction. This know-how enables us to meet the latest market trends in both natural performing actives and functional excipients, recognized for their sensorial benefits.
A full package of technical data is available for each ingredient, including regulatory status, tolerance tests and environmental certificates.
Providing innovative solutions
Our commitment to innovation is based on our willingness to constantly move forward.
We master formulation as well as sensorial analysis, we know our customers' business and use our technical centers of excellence to provide them with customized products and formulations all over the world.
An extensive range of finished product prototypes illustrates the benefits of our ingredients.