Founded in 1906 by Xavier Givaudan & François Lavirotte, Givaudan-Lavirotte site is specialised in the manufacture of high quality actives  to be used in pharmaceuticals, nutrition and personal care products.

Previously owned by :

  • Rhône-Poulenc from 1960 to 1991
  • SEPPIC (Air Liquide) from 1991 to 2011

Givaudan-Lavirotte was acquired by Isaltis in December 2011.

Nowadays, around 100 employees are working on this site.


Givaudan-Lavirotte manufecturing site is allowing the manufacture and supply of nutraceutical and cosmetic ingredients.

In 2020 has been launch the FSSC22000 certification for Food.

What we produce at Givaudan-Lavirotte

Key products are:

  • Calcium Glycerophosphate : for calcium fortification in baby food, food supplements, medicines, and Oral Care (anti-cavities)
  • Magnesium Glycerophosphate : a magnesium and phosphorus supplement (deficiency, stress and chronic fatigue syndrome) of high bioavailability
  • Calcium Glucoheptonate : a calcium supplement for medicines
  • Zinc Gluconate : zinc supplement (for fertility, immunity, skin and hair health…), also used in topical applications as a purifying agent (in Skin Care, Hair Care, Oral Care)
  • Copper Gluconate
  • Manganese Gluconate
  • Zinc undecylenate 

And also other Glycerophosphates, Gluconates, Glucoheptonates, Nicotinates, Undecylenates salts


Givaudan-Lavirotte is also toll-manufacturing ingredients for other companies :

  • organic mineral salts
  • aminoacid based ingredients

Our flexible production assets is allowing us to propose this custom-service, so please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.