Croda was established in the UK in 1925 and is the name behind sustainable, high-performance ingredients and technologies in some of the world’s most successful brands: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers from around the globe.
We are a well-known and well-established global speciality ingredient supplier to the beauty and personal care industry, dedicated to meeting evolving consumer needs, along with maintaining our commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. Known by our well-recognised brands, Alban Muller, Croda, Crodarom, Iberchem, Parfex and Sederma, we synergistically combine to offer a complete and total solution for manufacturers of products for beauty and personal care. We are a global personal care partner developing creative, on-trend beauty solutions through a commitment to innovation, technical expertise and sustainability.
We are a FTSE100 company with more than 6,800 passionate and innovative employees working across manufacturing sites and offices around the world with a shared purpose to use Smart science to improve lives. As part of this purpose, we are committed to be the most sustainable supplier of innovative ingredients, becoming Climate, Land and People Positive by 2030. Our Purpose exemplifies our commitment to sustainability, with smart science embodying our innovative philosophy and our ability to offer customers something different and highly valuable. Improving lives is about the positive impact our activities and ingredients have on the environment and world around us and aligning our approach with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will ensure we can help to tackle some of the biggest challenges the world faces today.