Food Quality & Safety magazine is pleased to announce FONA International as the winner of the 15th annual Food Quality & Safety Award. This prestigious honor recognizes the dedication and achievement of an organization that has made significant improvements in its safety and quality assurance department or program.
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Founded in 1987, FONA International creates and produces flavors for various food and nutritional companies worldwide. The organization offers flavor solutions for the confection, grain, beverage, performance nutrition, over-the-counter, and emerging markets from its 33-acre campus in Geneva, Ill.
FONA was chosen as this year’s Award winner because the senior management and the employees demonstrated a strong food safety and quality culture. For example, the company’s comprehensive training includes HACCP, SQF, and “FSMA Fridays.” It has achieved and maintained SQF Level 3 certification since 2009 and was even named SQFI Manufacturer of the Year in 2012. In addition, this mid-sized privately owned company has made significant investments in new instrumentation for quality operations and R&D, underscoring its dedication to continuously improving safety and quality objectives.
For the complete story behind FONA International’s success, read the in-depth coverage of the organization in the upcoming October/November issue of Food Quality & Safety.
In the meantime, please join Food Quality & Safety in congratulating FONA International in its accomplishment of earning this year’s Award.