December 2, 2014
FONA International received the Illinois Family Business of the Year Award for Community Service in recognition of its involvement with local organizations to give back to the Fox Valley community it calls home. The award was presented at the 21st annual Family Business of the Year ceremony hosted by the Loyola University of Chicago Quinlan School of Business’s Loyola Family Business Center.
FONA is committed to generously sharing its people, knowledge, resources and growth with the community, annually providing volunteer hours to organizations such as the Northern Illinois Food Bank, donating an average of 19% of pre-tax profit and supporting area schools through its Discover FONA educational program which turns science book knowledge into hands-on demos, exciting experiments and career path explorations.
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 Loyola University Chicago Family Business Center The Family Business Center is an internationally recognized pioneer and leader in family business program development and research, serving as a resource to family businesses in the Chicagoland area and throughout the nation.