As a family owned business, Citrus and Allied (C&A) has the advantage of being able to maintain substantial and strategic inventories. Seasonal production of essential oils dictates the necessity to make informed purchasing decisions. We are global sourcing experts with decades of experience in risk management. The C&A team searches the world in a never-ending quest to find essential oils from different geographic regions that will exceed our customers’ expectations. Our expertise in supply chain management of flavor ingredients and fragrance materials enables us to find reliable, well-established growers throughout the world.
The C&A purchasing team travels the world to cultivate existing long-term relationships as well as to develop and discover new sources, flavor ingredients, and fragrance materials. We actively monitor the various production regions of our natural products to ensure a consistent supply for our customers. C&A supply chain experts maintain diversified global sources to ensure that key ingredients are available during times of shortage.
We conduct a careful review of the cultivating, harvesting, and production methods that are employed by growers. C&A bridges trust and tradition while honoring and respecting our global, national, and local neighbors. We are committed to the sustainability of basic resources. C&A is a founding member of the IFRA-IOFI Sustainability Charter, which is built around five focus areas: Responsible Sourcing, Environmental Footprint, Employee Well-being, Product Safety, and Transparency.