2016 Elite Award for Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions

July 15, 2016
FONA International has once again been honored for its incredible focus on employee well-being. Adding to its earlier recognition as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR), the creator and manufacturer of complete flavor solutions was just presented with the Elite Award for Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions. The Elite Award reflects FONA’s excellence in outstanding benefits and compensation programs for employees.

“This award is truly an honor for the entire FONA family. We’re so fortunate to have outstanding and talented people, and this is a testament to them,” said Joe Slawek, Chairman & CEO. “We want everyone at FONA to thrive and succeed, and I’m so thrilled to share this award with them.”

“It is with the highest regard that these Elite winners were chosen this year. We are proud to provide an opportunity for Chicago companies to showcase all they offer to their employees,” said Jennifer Kluge, president of National Association for Business Resources.

The 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For award and Elite Awards honor companies that recognize employees as their greatest asset. Companies are evaluated in the areas of communication, community initiatives, compensation and benefits, diversity and multi-culturalism, employee education and development, employee engagement and commitment, recognition and retention, recruitment and selection, and work-life balance.

About FONA International, Inc.

Founded in 1987, FONA International creates and produces flavors for many of the largest food, beverage, and nutritional 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 Award

The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®”, a program of NABR, is presented annually in several markets: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco and nationally.