Over 100 Years
of Quality.

Quality is the ethos of our entire business. Below are some of the certifications and guidelines to which we adhere.

Kosher Certification

Cook Flavoring Company is dedicated to providing the highest quality products to our customers. We maintain Kosher certification to preserve our customers' trust in our products. Our customers can be assured that every product created at Cook Flavoring Company is of the highest quality.

Central California Kosher was established in 1990, in the heart of California's Central Valley, the breadbasket of the world. With expertise in the field for over 25 years, Rabbi Zirkind has been providing Kosher Certification for CCK, and is well recognized and affiliated with other major kosher certifications. CCK has set the bar for the highest standards of Kosher certification.

Central California Kosher


Organic Certification

Cook Flavoring Company is certified organic by the California Certified Organic Farmers, or CCOF. Our organic products have undergone careful inspections to ensure that the strict USDA NOP guidelines are followed. The following are products that Cook Flavoring Company provides for our environmentally conscience customers: Organic Maple Extract, Organic Almond Extract, Organic Pure Bourbon Vanilla Extract, Organic Lemon Extract, Organic Orange Extract, and Organic Pure Vanilla Powder.

Certified organic food in the United States is grown according to standards set by the National Organic Program. According to those standards, organic food is produced without the use of conventional pesticides, fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge, bio-engineering, or ionizing radiation. Organic food is produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations (USDA).

California Certified Organic Farmers

2155 Delaware Ave, Suite 150,
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 423-2263
Fax: (831) 423-4528

GMO Free

We only use pure and simple raw ingredients, which have not been processed in such a way to modify their proteins or DNA, in all our extracts, powders, and flavorings. In our own manufacturing, we do not subject our products to any process which would cause genetic modification.

SQF Level 2 Certified

The Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program is a rigorous and credible food safety and quality program that is recognized by retailers, brand owners, and food service providers world-wide. Recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), the SQF family of food safety and quality codes are designed to meet industry, customer, and regulatory requirements for all sectors of the food supply chain – from the farm all the way to the retail stores.

This rigorous farm-to-fork food safety and quality certification helps us assure buyers that our products meet the highest possible global food safety standards.