FONA International Achieves Highest Level of Safe Quality Food Certification for Third Consecutive Year

September 20, 2011


FONA has been named a Safe Quality Food (SQF) code 2000 Level 3 certified supplier by the SQF Institute, a division of the Food Marketing Institute for the third consecutive year The SQF Institute's internationally-accepted global food safety and quality audits provide customers assurance that food has been handled at the highest standards throughout the supply chain.

“We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality product that meets the highest standards of safety,” said Ramesh Shah, FONA's VP of Technical Services. “Achieving this outstanding certification highlights our commitment to quality, safety and excellence and recognizes the incredible work our people do each day to maintain our quality assurance and food safety programs.”

To earn this elite certification level, companies must uphold Good Manufacturing Practice regulations, follow the Principles and Application of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points system and maintain food safety fundamentals that provide ongoing control of comprehensive food safety and quality management systems.

For more information about our audit results, please contact Ramesh Shah at 630.578.8600 or

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.