2016 Food Quality & Safety AwardJuly 12, 2016
– FONA International, family-owned creator and manufacturer of complete flavor solutions, was named the 15Food Safety & Quality magazine recognized FONA’s commitment and investment in the highest level of safety and quality assurance.
According to magazine editor Marian Zboraj, “It was clear that FONA has demonstrated excellence across all categories of its application, with substantial investment in technology supported by strong performance improvement and quantifiable results in all areas measured.”
She said FONA upholds the highest in food standards. She cited the company’s comprehensive training that includes HACCP, SQF, and “FSMA Fridays,” and FONA’s significant investments in new instrumentation for quality operations and Research and Innovation.
“The senior management and the employees demonstrated a strong food safety and quality culture,” said Zboraj. “It has achieved and maintained SQF Level 3 certification since 2009 and was even named SQFI Manufacturer of the Year in 2012.”
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.
Presented by magazine, the award honors the dedication and achievement of a company and its Quality Assurance/Quality Control team making exceptional contributions to food safety and consumer satisfaction with a positive impact on business results.