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Sensient Technologies A story of on-going improvements and success

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Sensient Technologies Corporation isa leading global manufacturer andmarketer of colours, fl avours and fragrances. The company started in 1882as Meadow Springs Distillery in Milwaukee,producing gin, then shifted to baker’s yeastproduction for several years and othercommodity-oriented food products, such asbulk cheese and frozen potatoes. When MrManning became CEO in 1996 he divestedthese low growth companies and acquired companies with good growth prospectsand specialty products such as fragrances, colours and fl avours.