FONA International honored with two National Best & Brightest workplace awards in one week

February 6, 2020
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FONA International honored with two National Best & Brightest workplace awards in one week

Geneva, IL, February 7, 2020 – FONA International, family-owned creator and manufacturer of taste solutions, was honored with two National Best & Brightest workplace awards within the past week.  FONA was one of the 101 companies selected as a 2019 Best and Brightest Company to Work for in the Nation as well as 2019 National Best and Brightest in Wellness.

“These recognitions truly display our continuous dedication to promoting a safe, happy and healthy workplace that pushes each FONA family member to their full potential” said Total Rewards Manager Lindsey Clark, “We’re thrilled to be recognized for this commitment.”

This is the ninth consecutive year that FONA has been named a National Best & Brightest Company to Work for by the National Association of Business Resources (NABR) and the sixth year named as National Best & Brightest in Wellness. FONA was also recently named one of Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work’s 100 best workplaces in the nation and the #2 medium-sized workplace in the nation for manufacturing and production. In addition, FONA was recently honored with Chicago’s Best & Brightest Elite Award for Compensation, Benefits & Employee Solutions for the 14th consecutive year.

Winners of the Best and Brightest Company to Work For were assessed by an independent research firm that gathered data on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition and more. The program honored 540 national winning organizations out of 5,000 nominations. FONA was one of the top 101 highest scoring national companies. The Best and Brightest program provides yearlong education, benchmarking, assessment tools and interaction amongst the best employers. To see the full list, click here.

FONA was also named as one of The Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness, an honor that celebrates companies that empower employees on their wellness journey. Winners of this recognition continuously strive to make their business and community a healthier place to live and work.

“A company that cares about its employees’ wellbeing is a better place to work. Employers with a strong culture of health are happier, less stressed and maintain a healthy and productive workforce. This year’s winning companies represent these high standards and rise to the challenge through cultural innovation,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of the Best and Brightest Programs

To see the full list of Best and Brightest Wellness winners, click here.

About FONA International, Inc.

Founded more than 30 years ago, 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 exceptional service and complete market solutions.