National Best & Brightest Winner and National Best & Brightest in Wellness®

December 16, 2014

Dec. 16, 2014


FONA International was named a National Best & Brightest Company to Work For and a National Best and Brightest in Wellness® by the National Association of Business Resources because of its commitment to employee health and well-being with programs and benefits such as generous company-paid health insurance, onsite fitness room, free yoga, summer hours, employee garden, monthly lunches, and much, much more.


“Health and wellness are a critical part of FONA’s commitment to our employees and how we strive to make FONA a Best and Brightest place to work ,” says Tonya Hubbartt, FONA’s human resources director. “Our goal is for our employees to go home at night safer and healthier than when they arrived in the morning.”


To earn the title National Best & Brightest Company to Work For, FONA was assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measurements related to: compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee Achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; and strategic company performance. The National Best and Brightest in Wellness award celebrates those companies that are making their businesses more healthy, the lives of their employees better and the community a healthier to place to live. The 2014 winning companies were evaluated on: policies, environment, leadership, awareness-motivation, assessment-intervention, incentives-integration, measurement and health care costs.


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 National Association For Business Resources The National Association For Business Resources heads programs and community initiatives that positively impact more than 150,000 businesses across the country.