IFF and Amyris Announce a Multi-Year Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Sustainable Ingredients for the Flavors and

IFF and Amyris Announce a Multi-Year Collaboration to Develop and
Commercialize Sustainable Ingredients for the Flavors and Fragrances Market

Amyris Breakthrough Industrial Biosynthesis Technology Platform to Reduce
Supply Volatility of Critical Ingredients for the Aroma Industry

NEW YORK and EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF), a leading global creator
of flavors and fragrances for consumer products, and Amyris (Nasdaq:AMRS), a
leading renewable products company, today announced a collaboration to develop
and commercialize a specific set of renewable fragrance ingredients.

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Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, IFF and Amyris will jointly
develop a sustainable, cost-effective and reliable source of key fragrance
ingredients. IFF will have exclusive rights to these renewable fragrance
ingredients for applications in the flavors and fragrances field, and Amyris
will have exclusive rights in other fields. IFF and Amyris will share in the
economic value derived from these ingredients.

Doug Tough, IFF Chairman and CEO said, "IFF has a highly developed expertise
in the creation of flavors and fragrances, and Amyris is a leader in the
industrial biotechnology space. As our companies join forces we look forward
to co-creating new cost-effective, sustainable ingredients to meet the growing
needs of our customers and the global consumer."

"Our collaboration with IFF is a critical element of our strategy to build on
our synthetic biology platform to deliver new renewable ingredients to a range
of industry sectors," said John Melo, Amyris President & CEO. "We are
confident in achieving the milestones we have set under this as well as our
other collaborations in the F&F space," Melo concluded.

"We are excited to strengthen our biotechnology platform and continue
exploring additional opportunities that biotechnology offers," said Ahmet
Baydar, IFF Senior Vice President of R&D. "We are confident that the
synergies between our two companies will lead to a long-term,
mutually-rewarding relationship."

About IFF

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) is a leading global creator
of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer
products.Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine
fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as
beverages, sweet goods and food products.The Company leverages its
competitive advantages of consumer insight, research and development, creative
expertise, and customer intimacy to provide customers with innovative and
differentiated product offerings.A member of the S&P 500 Index, IFF has more
than 5,700 employees working in 32 countries worldwide.For more information,
please visit our website at www.iff.com.

About Amyris, Inc.

Amyris is an integrated renewable products company focused on providing
sustainable alternatives to a broad range of petroleum-sourced products.
Amyris uses its industrial synthetic biology platform to convert plant sugars
into a variety of molecules -- flexible building blocks that can be used in a
wide range of products. Amyris is commercializing these products both as No
CompromiseĀ® renewable ingredients in cosmetics, flavors and fragrances,
polymers, lubricants and consumer products, and also as No Compromise
renewable diesel and jet fuel. Amyris Brasil Ltda., a subsidiary of Amyris,
oversees the establishment and expansion of Amyris's production in Brazil.
More information aboutAmyris is available atwww.amyris.com.

Amyris Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements, and any statements other
than statements of historical facts could be deemed to be forward-looking
statements. These forward-looking statements include, among other things,
statements regarding future events (the expected creation of cost-effective,
sustainable ingredients that meet customer needs, the ability to derive
economic value from such newly-developed ingredients, and the ability to
achieve milestones under the collaboration with IFF and other partners in the
flavors and fragrances field) that involve risks and uncertainties. These
statements are based on management's current expectations and actual results
and future events may differ materially due to risks and uncertainties,
including those associated with any delays or failures in development,
production or commercialization of products, liquidity and ability to fund
capital expenditures, Amyris's reliance on third parties to achieve its goals,
and other risks detailed in the "Risk Factors" section of Amyris's annual
report on Form 10-K filed on March 28, 2013. Amyris disclaims any obligation
to update information contained in these forward-looking statements whether as
a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

IFF Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements under the Federal Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which are often identified by words
like "believe," "will," "expect," "should" or similar expressions, and
includes statements regarding the expected creation of cost-effective,
sustainable ingredients that meet customer needs, the ability to derive
economic value from such newly-developed ingredients, and the expected impact
of the collaboration on IFF's biotechnology platform.These statements are
based on management's current expectations and assumptions regarding IFF's
business, the economy and other future conditions. Because forward-looking
statements relate to the future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties,
risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict. IFF's actual
results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking
statements included in this release, and we wish to caution you against
relying on any of these forward-looking statements.Important factors that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the
forward-looking statements include the economic climate for IFF's industry and
demand for its fragrance ingredients, the ability of IFF and Amyris to
successfully develop cost-effective, renewable fragrance ingredients, changes
in consumer preferences, IFF's ability to successfully sell and market
sustainable ingredients, and other factors contained in the "Risk Factors"
section of IFF's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Commission on
February 26, 2013.IFF assumes no responsibility to update forward-looking
statements or to adapt them to future events or developments after the date of
this release.

CONTACT: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
         Media
         Denise Gillen, Fragrances Communications Manager
         Denise.Gillen@iff.com, 1-212-515-7308
        
         Investor Relations
         Shelley Young, Director of Investor Relations
         Shelley.Young@iff.com, 1-212-708-7271
        
         Amyris, Inc.
         Media & Investor Relations
         Joel Velasco, Senior Vice President
         info@amyris.com, +1 (510) 597-5577

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