Charles Pisano, a knowledgeable essential oil chemist, started Citrus and Allied Essences Ltd. in 1933 with his wife Josephine. Located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, their first customers included essential oil dealers, flavor and fragrance formulators, and pharmaceutical companies.
Citrus and Allied (C&A) is a family owned and operated company since 1933. We are a leading global manufacturer of quality flavor ingredients and fragrance materials, including the essential oils of orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit, tangerine, bergamot, and clementine. We are also known for sourcing and distilling peppermint, spearmint, cornmint, and spice oils.