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 »
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.
Continued rains and surprisingly large demand for this time of year have driven pricing for this already scarce material upward. With the expected end of rains in first quarter 2016, it is hoped that this trend will reverse.
Drought conditions in Jamaica have kept the 2015 crop small for the second consecutive year. 2015’s prices have been firm and change is not expected until the new crop in late Spring and early Summer.