AARAV Fragrances & Flavors Pvt.Ltd.(AFFPL) was incorporated in 2007. The promoters of the company have more than 20 years of experience and profound understanding of the fragrance & flavor industry to provide strategic inputs into key business decisions and developing long term goals.

We have developed strategic partnership with key global & local suppliers of synthetic and Natural ingredients to provide consistent supply of fragrances & flavors to our valued customers.

We proudly service a wide range of SME's as well as multinational companies, both global & Indian.


Board of Directors

At AFFPL, we believe commitment to good governance begins with experienced & diverse board of directors at the helm. The Board of Directors represents an optimum mix of knowledge, experience and expertise to guide the long-term success of the company.

Board of Directors

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Ajit Vaze (CEO)

Ajit Vaze has more than 25 years of experience in industry. He is a well-known perfumer with several brand wins to his credit. He has also played a pivotal role in the Fragrance and Flavor Association of india (FAFAI) including being President of FAFAI(2005-2007).

In his role as Managing Director and CEO of AFFPL, he provides learning thereby driving and guidance for growth thereby achieving the long-term business goals of the organization.

Anuradha Vaze (Director)

Anuradha Vaze is the founder promoter of AFFPL. An Economics post graduate from Mumbai University, she is fluent in several languages including French. 

She represents the interests of the promoter family on the Board with the aim of maintaining the right balance between ownership and management

Ajit Deshmukh (Director)

Ajit Deshmukh founded Wizarth with a shared dream of creating a full service investment bank focused on cross-border transactions.

He currently serves as the Director of Equirus Capital in Mumbai. He has over a decade of industry experience in numerous functional areas, including international management, finance, business development and technology.

Prior to starting Wizarth, he was employed at Citigroup, and later become an IT consultant during which time he worked on projects for the US Defence Department. Ajit has a post-graduate diploma in Computer Science from the National Center for Software Technology in Mumbai.

Jean-Louis Matthey (Director)

Jean-Louis MATTHEY has 30 years of international experience in F&F Industry of which he has spent 18 years with Givaudan in various Sales & Management function in Perfumery & Aroma Chemicals,with extensive travel around the world.

After earning his degree in Chemical engineering from E.N.S.C.Toulouse in 1969 and working for a Swiss dyestuff Company, he completed MBA(IMD, Lausanne)in 1979.

In 1998, he joined Firmenich, in Geneva, as VP Sales & Marketing Ingredients until his retirement in June 2010. He joined the AARAV Board in April 2011. JLM is a Swiss National, lives in Brunnen, Switzerland, with his wife.

Holger Hauenschild (Director)

Holger Hauenschild has varied experiences in the Flavor Industry of more than 35 years. He has completed university courses in food chemistry and distilling technology in Germany.

He has worked as senior flavorist with leading international Flavor and Fragrance companies before working for Firmenich, Geneva, were he held various senior management positions for the last 20 years. As head of Global Flavor Creation, he created global long term development groups, was member of Flavor strategy teams and headed integration and rationalization teams till his retirement in 2013.

He is technologically adaptive and has joined AARAV board of directors in October 2013 for Flavor Business Development, Strategy, Flavor Application-Data Base System improvement and monitoring and adapting to current business trends. He is a German national.


AARAV Fragrances & Flavors Pvt.Ltd.(AFFPL)-Creative Center

Our corporate office, which is also home to our Creative center, is spread over an area of 55000 square feet equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Considerable investment has also been made in an up-to date IT and data processing center.


We Value


  • We listen to customers and understand their business vision.
  • We partner customers for the long term association by investing in building mutually beneficial growth.


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AARAV Fragrances & Flavors Pvt.Ltd.(AFFPL)-Creative Center

Our corporate office, which is also home to our Creative center, is spread over an area of 55000 square feet equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Considerable investment has also been made in an up-to date IT and data processing center.

This facilitates a high degree of efficiency and reliability when dealing with all aspects of company operations.The company maintains an extensive database of essential oils and croma chemicals ensuring that Creative team has access to the latest information regarding ingredients and current safety and legislative requirements.

Our modern facilities include:

  • Fragrance creative center
  • Flavor creative center
  • Fragrance and flavor applications
  • Consumer insight and mapping
  • Fragrance and flavor analysis
  • Marketing and sales

Production Facility

Located at Wada, close to the commercial capital of india, Mumbai our production base is equipped with some of the most advanced machinery for fragrance and flavor production.

We are committed to quality in every aspect-be it the product, techinical support, documentation or delivery.

Plant & Machinary

  • Automated dispensation of 216 ingredients
  • Full traceability of all 'pours' through advanced software system
  • 25 kilometers from Bhiwandi, the largest logistic hub

Quality Control

  • Strict quality checks of all incoming and outgoing materials
  • Dedicated godowns for raw materials and finished goods
  • Advanced material handeling and coding systems
AARAV Suisse SA-Creative center

AARAV Suisse SA, 100% owned subsidary of AFFPL, is the fine fragrance creative center located in Meyrin, Geneva in Switzerland. It is also home to the perfumary school, which will create the future talent pool of the organization.

Our state-of-the-art facilities comprises of:

  • Creative center for fine fragrances
  • Research center for flavers
  • Manufacturing base for Europe & Middle East
  • Perfumery school
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