Berje Acquires Whole Herb Company to Offer Flavor and Fragrance Markets Expanded Palette of Products, Competitive Pricing

BLOOMFIELD, N.J., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Berje Inc., a global distributor of essential oils and aromatic chemicals with nearly 60 years of experience supplying the flavor, fragrance, pharmaceutical and allied trades, announced today that Whole Herb Company, a Sonoma, California-based supplier and distributor of botanicals, herbs, spices, extracts, essential oils, and vegetable and fruit powders, has become part of the Berje Inc. group of companies.

This partnership allows Berje to offer the flavor and fragrance markets an expanded palette of products, and will allow the combined company to maintain competitive pricing.

Whole Herb Company (www.wholeherbcompany.com), founded in 1975, has a business philosophy and culture that fits very closely with Berje’s. Sonoma, California-based Whole Herb Company is a quality supplier and distributor of botanicals, herbs, spices, extracts and essential oils, as well as vegetable and fruit powders. The company delivers some of the finest raw materials available, measured against the toughest standards in the industry.

“This extraordinary new partnership will allow our customers access to unparalleled expertise and the best products available in the herbal and essential oil marketplaces,” said Kim Bleimann, CEO of Berje. “Like Berje, Whole Herb Company cultivates direct, personal relationships with carefully selected growers to insure the potency, purity and consistent results that our customers need.”

Whole Herb Company’s ingredients are found in well-known domestic and international products including:

— Herbal Supplements

— Private Label spice products

— Herbal Teas

— Spa Products

“Berje and Whole Herb Company share the philosophy of looking at our customers and suppliers as long-term partners,” Bleimann added. “We both strive to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service along with very competitive pricing. Both of our R&D teams have the capacity to help customers develop unique products from concept to finished product and we both share a deep understanding of the supply and quality of diverse raw materials.”

About Berje
Berje is a global distributor of essential oils and aromatic chemicals. The company has nearly 60 years of experience supplying the flavor, fragrance, pharmaceutical and allied trades. The Bloomfield, New Jersey-based company maintains more than 3,000 items in inventory and provides distribution from facilities in New Jersey, Los Angeles and Chicago. The family-owned company’s origin and strength lie in its ability to source materials for customers ranging from major corporations to entrepreneurs. Berje’s manufacturing capabilities include blending, filtering, decolorizing, custom formulation and fragrance compounding. For more information, visit www.berjeinc.com.