About us

Founded in Lyon, France, in 1880, Gattefossé is a leading provider of specialty ingredients and formulation solutions for the beauty and health care industries worldwide. Our history is built on our founders’ deep commitment to sustainability, innovation, and service. Specialists in lipid chemistry and plant extraction, we create effective natural actives and functional lipid excipients. We work diligently to guarantee the quality and reliability of our ingredients while providing our customers with all the support and resources they need to make successful products that address global consumers’ demands.



A creative and dynamic company culture built by a multi-cultural staff:

Our expertise
Discover Gattefossé’s know-how in plant extraction and lipochemistry.
Our commitments
We embrace our responsibility towards the planet, our customers, and stakeholders.
Our history
A French 100% family-run and independant company since 1880
Our concrete, socially responsible commitments towards the environment and our people:
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