Essential oils are the concentrated aroma and flavor character of the flowers, fruits, roots, bark, leaves, and herbs that we are so familiar with from our gardens and spice racks. For centuries, they have been an important part of medicine and culture and now play an indispensable role in flavor and fragrance commerce. Alongside the push... Read more »
Flavor Ingredients Part of Berjé’s proficiency in the flavor industry comes not only from stocking many ingredients, but also being able to offer different varieties of those ingredients. The differences between Argentine, Californian, and Italian Lemon Oil can be subtle, but they serve as a major point of distinction when used in a well-constructed flavor. ... Read more »
Fragrance Ingredients The supply of fragrance materials has always been the cornerstone of Berjé’s business. Through decades of working with producers, we have cultivated an inclusive standing inventory that spans from commodities to specialty ingredients. We’ve combined the strength of our inventory with a flexible production system that can process tankers of material down to... Read more »
Functional Ingredients Many flavor and fragrance ingredients double as functional products. Whether they are fixed oils in cosmetics, essential oils in natural pesticides, or natural isolates in polymers, Berjé carries several grades of products suitable for applications beyond flavors and fragrances.
We have witnessed less and less availability over the past several years. Use of Valerian in Traditional Chinese Medicine has been cited as a reason. Prices are continuing to firm as one report claims that less than 800kgs of Oil has been produced from this year’s crop.
We have reports from several suppliers that the crop has suffered badly due to weather conditions. Supply is extremely short and there are no current offers.