Focus on employee health and well-being earns more national honors for FONA International

December 22, 2015

Dec. 22, 2015, Geneva, IL – FONA International, family-owned creator and manufacturer of complete flavor solutions, has been named a National Best & Brightest in Wellness winner by the National Association of Business Resources. Already an overall 2015 National Best and Brightest Company to Work For, FONA’s focus on employee wellness is what earned it further recognition from the NABR.

The National Best and Brightest in Wellness award celebrates those companies that are making businesses more healthy, the lives of their employees better and the community a healthier to place to live. FONA’s commitment to employee health and well-being includes programs and benefits such as generous company-paid health insurance, an on-site fitness room, free yoga and massages, summer hours, an employee garden, monthly lunches, and much, much more.

“At FONA, we want our employees to be safe, healthy and happy. Our focus on health and wellness is a critical part of that.” said human resources director Tonya Hubbartt. “We’re so honored to have national recognition for our focus on employee wellness, and it only strengthens our commitment.”

To win National Best & Brightest in Wellness, FONA was evaluated by SynBella, a leading wellness systems firm, and examined for wellness program effectiveness. Metrics include participation, incentives, benefits and programs, leadership, employee input, culture and environment.

“Our list of nationally recognized companies is impressive,” said NABR president Jennifer Kluge. “Having a healthy and happy workforce leads to a healthy company bottom line. This year’s winning companies represent high standards and an exceptional commitment to healthy employees, healthy families and a healthy community.”

About Fona International, Inc.
Founded in 1987, FONA International creates and manufactures flavors for many of the largest food, beverage, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical companies in the world. It offers flavor solutions for the confection, grain, beverage, performance nutrition, OTC and emerging markets from its state-of-the-art, 33-acre campus in Geneva, IL. FONA’s seven core values drive it to pursue excellence and foster incredible partnerships. More than just great flavors – FONA provides complete market solutions.

About The National Association For Business Resources
The National Association For Business Resources heads programs and community initiatives that positively impact more than 150,000 businesses across the country.