Comax Flavors Receives BRC Certification

Melville, New York (August 16, 2012) – Comax Flavors, a world leader in proprietary flavors located in Melville, NY, announced today that they have received certification from the British Retail Consortium (BRC).  Recognition of a BRC standard demonstrates that products are manufactured and handled to the highest possible criteria at all levels.  In addition, it is an approved audit scheme under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

“Comax Flavors is proud to have achieved the British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification,” said Catherine Armstrong, VP of Corporate Communications. “This positive evaluation confirms our ongoing commitment to supply our customers with exceptional quality and safety.”

The BRC developed and introduced the Food Technical Standards in 1996 and are a leading global safety and quality certification program, used throughout the world. They facilitate standardization of quality, safety, operational criteria and manufacturers’ fulfillment of legal obligations. They also help provide protection to the consumer.

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Comax Flavors was founded in 1977 and remains today a family-run company. Comax is a major innovator in flavor and aroma chemical technologies, using vertical integration to effectively manage all the critical steps in the development process. From its considerable investment in R&D to its advanced manufacturing capabilities, Comax is ideally positioned to help its clients differentiate and distinguish themselves from their competitive environments with a wide variety of taste-appealing, cost-effective flavor solutions – solutions that specifically address the interests and desires of today’s health- and value-conscious consumers.