National honors for family-owned FONA International, one of the country’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For

December 16, 2015

Geneva, IL, Dec. 16, 2015– FONA International, family-owned creator and manufacturer of complete flavor solutions, was named a National Best & Brightest Company to Work For by the National Association of Business Resources (NABR). The national recognition comes after additional 2015 honors from NABR; Earlier this year, FONA was also named Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For and took home an Elite Award for Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions.

“We are honored to receive this national recognition. I think it is a reflection of FONA’s remarkable values-centered culture and its commitment to its incredible employees,” said Tonya Hubbartt, Human Resources Director.

“Nationally recognized award recipients keep innovative human resource initiatives at the forefront of their company culture and make it a priority to consider their workforce as an essential aspect in their company success,” said Jennifer Kluge, NABR president. “Our Association is proud to recognize and honor these winning companies for this impressive achievement.”

To earn the title National Best & Brightest Company to Work For, FONA was assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measurements related to: compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; and strategic company performance.


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 International has established a reputation as the forward-thinking, independent solution provider in the very competitive flavor industry.


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.