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Bell Anniversary

25 Years of Innovation arisen from Tradition.

For Bell, the year 2018 is all about its anniversary. As a successful family-owned business, the German-based manufacturer of flavors and fragrances has been representing creativity, innovation and reliability for 25 years now.

Today, future-oriented flavours and fragrances are born from pioneering creativity and state-of-the-art facilities in an area which, in the 19th century, was dominated by rose fields. The extraction of essential oils from those plants that were imported from Bulgaria exactely for this purpose was one of the innovations of Schimmel & Co. – Bell‘s predecessor, founded in Leipzig in 1829, once was one of the world’s most renowned and oldest manufacturers of flavours and fragrances.

This potential was recognised by the US based company Bell that took over the facility in 1993 and established an independent branch with Bell Flavors & Fragrances GmbH. At that time, few had any idea what a success story company founder Raymond Heinz would write.

Visionary into the Future

Starting with 60 employees in the Leipzig district of Miltitz, the company has grown to almost 300 people that are employed today in research and development, production, sales and marketing. Over the years, the company has also established creative centers and sales offices throughout Europe as well as in the Middle East.

Bell EMEA grew into an international manufacturer of flavours and fragrances thanks to extensive strategic investments. Today, the headquarters in Leipzig/Germany, with its 200,000-square-metre surface area, is among the largest and most modern production sites for flavours and fragrances in Europe. The logistics centre, completed in 2017 – one of Bell‘s largest single investments in Germany – has not only laid the foundations for optimal cargo handling, but also expanded the reach of quality assurance, ensuring that the highest of standards will continue to be met going forward.

It is through this focus on technology, innovation, research and development that Bell has
secured its leading position in the industry.

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Sustainable please

Leipzig, 18-06-2020

Bell EMEA presents botanical extracts for environmentally friendly products. Botanical extracts have long been an integral part of the portfolio of Bell Flavors and Fragrances EMEA. Now the company has developed...

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Covid-19 Report: Effects on the F&B Industry

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Bell EMEA: Statement on the Corona Situation

Leipzig, 23-03-2020

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Food & Flavour Trend Outlook

Leipzig, 11-02-2020

What is driving the food and beverage industry in 2020? Based on the constant evolution of the consumers’ aspirations for health & well-being, authentic and clean label products, the industry is...

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Fragrance Trends 2020/21

Leipzig, 10-12-2019

Fragrance Trends 2020/21 by Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA: Ocean Vibes – Australian Inspiration – Planet Lover. The inspiration for the fragrance trends 2020/21 is as familiar as it is mysterious: our fascinating...

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Clouding Module

Leipzig, 25-10-2019

Clouding Module for creating cloudy beers and beer mixers. The beer category is constantly evolving. It is driven by premiumisation, the ongoing health & wellness trend as well as an increasing...

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Bell at Fi Europe 2019

Leipzig, 24-10-2019

Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA focuses on functionality and innovation at Food ingredients Europe 2019 in Paris At this year’s Food ingredients Europe, the world’s leading food and beverage ingredients show...

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Bell at sepawa 2019

Leipzig, 17-10-2019

Bell EMEA Presents Latest Technology Developments and Environmentally Friendly Fragrances at the 2019 SEPAWA Congress From 23 to 25 October Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA presents environmentally friendly fragrances as well...

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Chef Specials

Leipzig, 14-10-2019

Authentic beef flavour profiles for savoury product developments  Consumers are opting for convenient and healthy products to match their fast-paced urban lifestyle without wanting to compromise on great taste. The food...

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UK Culinary Centre Opening

Leipzig, 01-10-2019

Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA opens culinary centre and office in UK Designed to encourage creativity, target culinary innovation and focus on regional product needs – Bell’s new culinary centre and...

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Hemp Megatrend

Leipzig, 10-09-2019

Inspired by Hemp - Taste solutions for authentic product innovations Hemp-based products are increasingly appearing in the food and drink sector. Its recent popularity can be mainly attributed to consumers' growing...

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Bell partners with Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Leipzig, 08-08-2019

Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA becomes part of the Gewandhausorchester Sponsors Club. With the start of the new Gewandhaus season 2019/20 Bell Flavors & Fragrances starts its engagement as official Classic Partner...

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Bell at SNACKEX Barcelona

Leipzig, 27-05-2019

Bell at SNACKEX: Delivering solutions for the snacking industry – authentic seasonings based on taste and functionality. Meet us at SNACKEX 2019 and discover our comprehensive portfolio of authentic snack seasonings...

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Snacking Innovations

Leipzig, 27-05-2019

Delivering solutions for the snacking industry – authentic seasonings based on taste and functionality. The global snacking trend continues to gain momentum. With further growth driven by indulgence and the need...

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Taste solutions and innovative trend concepts

Leipzig, 24-05-2019

Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA at Iran Agrofood 2019  Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA, one of the leading suppliers for flavours, botanical extracts and ingredient specialties, will be a part of...

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Fragrance and Technology in Dubai

Leipzig, 15-03-2019

Bell EMEA at Beautyworld Middle East From April 15 to 17, 2019, once again Beautyworld Middle East – the region’s largest trade show for beauty, hair, fragrance and wellness – will...

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Bell EMEA at Major Beauty Tradeshows

Leipzig, 08-03-2019

New Fragrances and Technologies to Inspire in Paris and Dubai In Europe and the Middle East, spring is traditionally the season when the beauty and fragrance industries showcase the latest trends...

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“it’s all about you” at in-cosmetics Global 2019

Leipzig, 07-03-2019

Bell EMEA goes for individualism  From 2 to 4 April, Paris will be the bustling hotspot for beauty and fragrance professionals. At in-cosmetics Global, one of the world’s leading tradeshows for...

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Innovation Flavours

Functional taste solutions for sugar reduction

Leipzig, 25-02-2019

REDsugar: Functional taste solutions for sugar reduction Sugar reduction is one of the central topics of the food and beverage industry, especially in Western Europe. Political restrictions, efforts by manufacturers to...

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Fragrance Trends 2019/20

Leipzig, 10-01-2019

Living Coral – Hemp – The New France – Me Time Looking at the fragrance trends of the new year, well-known themes with new interpretations will become very popular. Impulses can...

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Laundry Care with a Good Conscience

Leipzig, 11-12-2018

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Scent booster at SEPAWA

Leipzig, 18-09-2018

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Authentic vanilla solutions

Leipzig, 05-09-2018

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Chef Specials

Leipzig, 20-08-2018

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