We travel the world in search of the highest quality ingredients and partner with the world’s most trusted suppliers.
Alland & Robert
Since 1884, Alland & Robert has been a specialist in the import, trade, and processing of natural gums and resins. The company is based in Paris, France and offers its fine line of gum acacia and fiber gum acacia products globally. Alland & Robert sources its raw materials from wild acacia trees in Africa, or, for its USDA-certified organic line of gum acacia, from trees grown on organic plantations. All of Alland & Robert’s products are non-GMO, Kosher, and Halal, and its facilities are certified BRC 7, HAACP, and ISO 9001. The company handles 15,500 MT of product each year, and participates in a number of sustainability efforts, including desertification education projects, well drilling, and a variety of educational programs in Africa. Farbest is proud to be Alland & Robert's United States partner.
Since 2000, Caragum International has been a specialist in formulating and manufacturing stabilizer systems for the food industry. Headquartered in Marseille, France, Caragum focuses primarily on developing stabilizers for liquid products, including beverages, flavored emulsions, and sauces. They’re especially known for their Ester Glycerol of Wood Rosin, a weighting agent for flavored emulsions. Caragum’s state of the art manufacturing facility features three production lines, and is certified HACCP, ISO 9001, Kosher, and Halal.
Established in 1999, ColorMaker is an international company based in California that provides natural color solutions to companies in the food, pet food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and nutraceutical industries. ColorMaker’s 100% natural colors are shelf stable and custom formulated for every food product, process, or package. Depending on the formulation, their custom color blends can be plant based, non-GMO, gluten free, allergen free, vegan, and certified Kosher or Halal. Farbest Brands is working with ColorMaker to supply a full line of natural colors to our customers.
Jianyuan Foods Group
The Jianyuan Foods Group of Shandong, China, is a leading global producer of pea protein, pea fiber, and pea starch. Jianyuan processes 5,000 MT of pea products each year, and utilizes a fermentation process to extract protein, resulting in a product that’s created without the use of chemicals. All of the company’s raw materials are sourced from non-GMO peas grown in North America. Jianyuan’s products are certified allergen free, gluten free, solvent free, and are Halal and Kosher. Its facilities are certified ISO 9001, HACCP, and BRC.
Established in 1979, Lactoprot Deutschland is a global dairy products company headquartered in Kaltenkirchen, Germany. Committed to providing consumers with the highest quality dairy products on the market, Lactoprot manufactures its selection of caseinates, whey protein concentrates, and other products at two state of the art facilities in northern Germany. They are the fourth largest producer of caseinates in the world, with an annual capacity of 12,500 MT, and use 100% hormone-free, non-GMO, certified Kosher and Halal milk supplies in all of their products. Lactoprot has ISO 9001:2008 certification, HACCP certification, and AIB certification, and can provide EU certificates of conformance. Farbest is the exclusive distributor of Lactoprot in the U.S.
For over a decade, Naturz Organics has produced fully traceable, farm to fork USDA/EU organic certified ingredients for the largest food and beverage companies in North America and Europe. Founded by a specialist in pesticide control, Naturz Organics is committed to high quality, pesticide, heavy metal, and microbial free ingredients—and they partner exclusively with organic farmers and manufacturers to create them. As the demand for reliable organic products increased, Naturz Organics adopted an internal control system developed by FiBL, the Swiss Organic Agricultural Institute, a world leader in organic farming, to ensure the quality and integrity of all their ingredients. Even better, Naturz Organics is committed to building a sustainable future, acting with socially and environmentally responsible practices that are Fair Trade certified.
Westland Milk Products
Westland Milk Products is a cooperative dairy company based on the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand. Established in 1937, the cooperative has a proud history of manufacturing the highest quality dairy ingredients from natural, pasture-fed cows. Westland specializes in producing caseins, caseinates, lactoferrin, and whey protein concentrates, all of which are non-GMO, Kosher, Halal, BRC, and ISO 9001 certified. Westland boasts a world-class manufacturing facility, an idyllic growing environment for its dairy products, and a co-op milk model. Farbest is proud to offer Westland’s dairy products to the North American market.
Since its founding in 1954, ZMC has provided the world with cutting edge pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. Based in China’s Zhejiang province, ZMC is the world’s largest supplier of biotin, the second largest supplier of vitamin E and fermented CoQ10, the third largest supplier of natural vitamin E, and has U.S. patented lutein. The company also has the most complete portfolio of beta carotene and other carotenoid products on the market today. ZMC products are USP-Ingredient Verified, Kosher and Halal certified, allergen free, non BSE/TSE, non GMO/IP, and non-irradiated. Its facilities are SA8000, ISO22000, ISO14001, GMP, and OHSAS certified. For the last 10 years, Farbest is a preferred distributor of ZMC’s beta carotene products in the U.S.