IFF BENICARLÓ / SPAIN

1924

DAKSA builds a plant to extract essences from locally available aromatic plants and citrus fruits.

LMR AUMONT-AUBRAC / FRANCE

1980

The Sadev company forms and begins extracting narcisse for use in perfumes.

IFF GRASSE / FRANCE

1983

Laboratoire Monique Rémy (LMR) is founded in Grasse, France, by Monique Rémy to deliver premium quality, 100% pure and natural extracts.

LMR AUMONT-AUBRAC / FRANCE

1986

LMR helps Sadev assemble an extraction unit to optimize their crop and harvest.

LMR AUMONT-AUBRAC / FRANCE

1989

LMR aquires Sadev.

LMR GRASSE / FRANCE

2000

IFF acquires LMR and maintains and develops its key principles of pure, natural, transparent, and sustainable natural ingredients.

IFF BENICARLÓ / SPAIN

2004

IFF completes construction on a new hi-tech large-scale naturals plant.

IFF ERÇETIN/ TURKEY

2008

Because of the strategic importance of vertical integration, one of the key to LMR success today, IFF-LMR forms an exclusive partnership with Ercetin, one of the leaders of rose extraction in Isparta, Turkey, gaining access to a state-of-the-art plant, with the ability to process up to 2500T of rose petals per year.

LMR AUMONT-AUBRAC / FRANCE

TODAY

Features unique, large extraction units for immediate processing of local botanicals including narcissus, mimosa, sage, lavendar, jonquil, hay, and moss, with the added capability of distilling essences like ambrette seeds and orris roots.

DISCOVER THE WORLD OF IFF LMR NATURALS

LMR is one of the leading companies for Natural Ingredients for Perfumery and Flavors, providing perfumers and flavorists all over the world with the best, 100% pure and natural ingredients. With 4 production sites, Grasse and Lozére in France, Isparta in Turkey and Benicarlo in Spain. IFF selects and extracts the best of nature.

The Seven Laws of Nature

1

Remain true to your principles
We believe in providing profitability for our partners, respecting every individual, and preserving our planet.

2

Follow nature’s path
Our operations and R&D sites are taking us to wherever our expertise is best established: Aumont-Aubrac and Grasse in France, Benicarlo in Spain, Isparta in Turkey, Madagascar, Egypt, and Haïti.

3

Believe in your vision
We believe in creating essences unlike any others on earth, naturally.

4

Cultivate new tomorrows
Our R&D department is actively involved at all stages of natural ingredients developments:  Varietal selections, cultivation methods, harvesting processes (mechanization) and extraction processes.

5

Always aim for perfection
Our quality standards the highest in the industry stem from our naturals design standards (ISO9001, ISO4000) our long term vision, our sourcing partnerships, our processing, know-how and our service excellence.

6

Pure is pure, anything else isn’t
Our respect of product purity and transparency apply at all levels of LMR naturals:  Their origin, their extraction, their composition and their destination.

7

Continue to honor the earth & its people
LMR natural today, a better world tomorrow. LMR takes its responsibilities seriously. Environmental responsibility, fair trade & social responsibility.

DEFINING NATURALS

PURE:
Pure is pure. Anything else isn't. LMR guarantees the purity of its natural ingredients.

NATURAL:
LMR selects the best of nature to extract the best 100% pure and natural ingredients.

TRANSPARENT:
Our integrated management system guarantees complete transparency of origins, methods and ingredients. Since its inception, LMR has abided by the rule of total transparency towards users of its products. Transparence is applied to quality, to prices, and to technical assistance.

SUSTAINABLE:
Sustainability is not a theory, is not trendy, is a day after day, long term commitment to action, it is the direct result of individual and corporate dedication.