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 »
In this age of growing consumer demand for natural and organic certified products, Berjé partners with the Oregon Tilth Association to balance economic and social responsibility while still delivering the standards our customers expect.Berjé offers and stocks a growing list of organic certified essential oils from around the world.
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 »
Steam distilled from the wood of the Haitian-grown amyris tree.
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Bois de Rose Terpeneless is isolated from the oil of Aniba rosaeodora, or the Rosewood tree, native to tropical South America. This natural linalool lacks the chemical’s typical metallic note, instead expressing Bois de Rose’s woodiness with accents of smoke and spice. In natural fragrances, Bois de Rose Terpeneless makes for an excellent linalool substitute... Read more »
Fir Needle Oil Siberian is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the Siberian Fir, which grows across the boreal forests of Europe and Asia. Its aroma is strikingly like that of the tree with a bracing medicinal topnote and a deep greenness that works well in holiday themed fragrances, notably candles. It can... Read more »
Petitgrain Oil is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the bitter orange tree, primarily in Paraguay. In fragrances its fresh, floral, and bitter aroma provides a green note that lasts from the top note into the drydown. Petitgrain’s trace pyrazines create a freshening and lifting effect in flavors, especially black currant, blueberry, and... Read more »
Litsea Cubeba Oil is steam distilled from the small, peppercorn-like fruits of the Chinese May Chang tree. The oil’s sweet lemony aroma is similar to that of Lemongrass with the major difference being Litsea’s absence of a green, grassy note. This well-defined character blends very well with citruses and herbal oils and is economical enough... Read more »