Govanil® - functional vanillin-based solutions

Govanil®: Taste its unique functional properties

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Govanil® is designed to bring unique benefits to many food applications: Dark or milk chocolates, cocoa powders and high protein nutrition foodstuffs among other. As the 2013 Best Product Innovation, it is surely considered as the functional food solution in its own right. 


Built on Solvay historical expertise in food markets and vanillin ingredients, Govanil® helps in addressing key challenges like the off-notes masking coming from proteins (pea, whey & other vegetal proteins) or sweeteners (stevia for instance).  

Thanks to a unique fully integrated Solvay patented CRF technology, Govanil® functional food solution offers strong processability advantages and an overall long-lasting taste combined, when requested, with an intense vanillin top note.

Bakery products, pastries, cookies, cakes or chocolates can be thus improved to match Consumers preferences, which are driving the Food & Beverages Industry worldwide.


Each of our product ranges ensures traceability and food safety, as key criteria for Consumers and Food manufacturers. Govanil® is no exception and ensures high quality & safety in food applications.

Govanil®: Suitable to tackle many applications & trends

Govanil® caters any need in the world, constantly providing pleasant scents. Our functional food solution has been designed for food professionals seeking both easy implementation and unique taste sensations to match consumers’ requests. 


Full-rounded flavors and long-lasting notes combined with process efficiency are the core characteristics of Govanil®  functional range of solutions. With Govanil®the overall taste of a food application becomes a very unique and intense sensory experience. It can enhance wide ranges of notes in any product containing chocolate, egg, butter, and/or caramel. It can also mask many off-notes – e.g. bitterness – when used in high protein food.

Food safety as a prerequisite

Whether used in cakes, biscuits, cookies or other applications for health & wellness or high protein nutrition markets, Govanil® ensures food safety for consumers. Proudly made in a FSSC 22000 certified unique site of production*, our Govanil® ensures traceability of origins.

This range of functional solutions is produced thanks to in-house raw materials and provides a unique vanillin profile in compliance with the most stringent international food regulations and confessional certificates.

* Saint-Fons (France - Europe)

Govanil® in short

Govanil® outstanding properties are notably the following:

  • Off-notes masking in high protein foods (e.g. silver nutrition, weight management, sports performance, etc.) or applications containing sweeteners in line with Health trend
  • Taste booster (fruity, caramel and vanilla notes)
  • Long-lasting intensity in chocolate products, especially cocoa powders


The overall vanillin intensity of our functional food solution can be 20% more intense than standard vanillin-based flavors. Govanil® combines taste and performance while replying to Food trends & Professionals challenges.


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