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>p PRODUCERS robertet flavors Tastes of the Future Robertet Flavors invested heavily and is years ahead as a result. By Brian Salgado company profile Robertet Flavors North American headquarters: Piscataway, N.J. Specialty: Flavor raw materials and their compounded blends Neil Callahan, senior vice president: “The Robertet Group’s commitment to the U.S. market has resulted in a near-tripling of Robertet Flavors’ production capabilities.” >> Robertet Flavors recently upgraded its operations to function as self-contained units, providing backup for each other. T he flavor and fragrance industry continues to react to customer demand for natural and organic ingredients in consumer products. However, The Robertet Group – which was founded in 1850 in Grasse, France, and today remains a privately held, independent company – has remained proactively focused on natural ingredients since its founding. “Major retailers today demand that their suppliers produce products with the most stringent standards for a natural claim, particularly in the areas of sustainability and environmental stewardship,” says Neil Callahan, senior vice president at Robertet Flavors, The Robertet Group’s North American Flavor Division headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Piscataway, N.J. “In addition, competition for shelf space ensures that suppliers are constantly searching for and adopting new raw material sources and enhanced production technologies that can meet this demand,” Callahan says. “As our core capabilities – and our growth – have been built on natural materials, Robertet is well-positioned for future success.” As a trusted ingredient supplier to consumer-branded packaged goods companies in the food, beverage, oral care, fine and household fragrance categories, Robertet maintains a presence in more than 50 countries, including raw materials processing and compound production facilities in 18 nations. Ranked eighth in sales in the global flavor and fragrance industry, The Robertet Group specializes in the production of natural extracts and natural isolates from a variety of botanical sources. Robertet also devotes major research and development efforts in the blending – or compounding – of these proprietary raw materials. These artful compositions must be rigorously tested for effectiveness when combined with other key product ingredients. Once developed, these products are then demonstrated to client companies and their inhouse product development teams. Robertet’s Flavor Division is also focused on how their flavors react with other ingredients, and develops flavor > 68 food and drink • spring 2011 •

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Food and Drink - Spring 2011
Tableside Chat
Table of Contents
News a la Carte
Current Events
FAD Exclusive
A Ripening Field
History in the Making
New Wine Paradigm
Don Sebastiani & Sons/ The Other Guys
St. Julian Winery
Ste. Genevieve Winery
Herzog Wine Cellars
Meier’s Wine Cellar
Oak Ridge Winery
Producers: Keeping Trade Secrets
MaMa Rosa’s Pizza
Gel Spice Co. LLC
Vegetable Juices Inc.
Royal Caribbean Bakery/Caribbean Food Delights
Red Stripe Beer
Robertet Flavors
Annabelle Candy
Andrea Foods
Anchor Brewing
F&F Foods
Santa Sweets Inc.
Hillside Candy
Ricos Products
Sethness Greenleaf Inc.
Wunder-Bar: Automatic Bar Controls
Antigua Distillery
AMES International
Amato’s Bakery
Charlie’s Pride Meats
Citromax Group of Companies
Diamond Bakery
Grindmaster- Cecilware Corp.
Heartland Mill
Kirschenman Enterprises
Rakhra Mushroom Farm
FAME Food Management
Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. Inc.
Sea Harvest Corporation (Pty) Ltd.
Sparrer Sausage Co. Inc.
Jamaican Teas Ltd.
Westminster Cracker Co.
Distributors: Don’t Risk It
The Fricks Company
U.S. Foodservice – Milwaukee Division
Arizona Select Distribution
Fairway Packing Co.
Ingredient Innovations
J.J. Taylor Distributing Co. of Minnesota Inc.
Mastronardi Produce
Milne Fruit Products Inc.
Pellerito Foods
Albion Fisheries Ltd.
RPE Inc.
Retailers: Savoring the Moment
Roadtown Wholesale Trading Ltd.
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Quick Chek
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Sendik’s Fine Foods Inc.
Zaro’s Bakery
Balboa Brands
Restaurants: Toss Around Ideas
Sizzler USA
Dick’s Last Resort
Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd.
Liberty Entertainment Group
Roly Poly Franchise Systems
Santa Fe Cattle Co.
Winger’s USA Inc.
Bensi Restaurant Group Inc.
Leo’s Coney Island
Three Things

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