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Solvay Aroma Performace

Designing vanilla flavors since 1884, Solvay Aroma Performance* is the world expert in vanilla flavors, vanillin and ethyl-vanillin. First to produce the vanillin molecule on an industrial scale, inventing ethyl-vanillin in the 70s, it continues to provide innovation & safety to Food industries with an extensive range of functional vanilla flavors. Solvay portfolio includes natural products to meet natural labeling /clean label requirements.


Solvay is the sole producer mastering in a single site the whole manufacturing chain from catechol to its historic leading brands: Rhovanil® vanillin and Rhodiarome® ethylvanillin. Solvay operates FSSC 22000 certified facilities in Saint-Fons (France), Baton Rouge (USA) and Zhenjiang (China) ensuring a unique supply security for its customers.

The company also proposes Rhovanil® Natural, a natural vanillin obtained by a patented bioconversion process. This solution meets both stringent US and European regulations for natural labeling.

Functional vanilla flavors

Driven by its solid vanillin expertise and innovation culture, Solvay Aroma Performance develops a comprehensive portfolio of functional vanilla flavors (Govanil™) and fully natural flavors based on core patented technology (Vanifolia™) and vanilla beans (Vanifolia™ Bean).

Designed to meet processing and organoleptic challenges, Solvay vanilla flavors are notably suitable for applications in Bakery/premix, Chocolate/Confectionery, Instant powder drinks and Nutrition/high protein foodstuffs.

Food technologists & applicative labs, ie Vanil’Expert Centers, can also bring supports to customers thanks to several centers around the world.

* Solvay acquired Rhodia food historical expertise in 2011.

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