Standards

REGULATORY

Virginia Dare offers extensive domestic and international regulatory expertise. We provide ingredients according to standards including organic, Fair Trade, and Rainforest Alliance, in addition to Kosher and Halal. We offer many products approved for alcoholic beverages or pharmaceutical applications. Additionally, we are active members (with leadership roles) of both the Flavor and Manufacturers Association (FEMA) and International Organization of the Flavor Industry (IOFI). The Regulatory team responds to customer documentation requests promptly and with a great level of detail.

QUALITY

Our Brooklyn facility has achieved an AA Grade in the 2015 British Retail Consortium (BRC) audit conducted by SAI Global, which is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

SUSTAINABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY

Virginia Dare is a leader in the flavor industry on sustainability and responsibility, especially with regard to vanilla bean supply. Partnerships with vanilla farmers in the Sava region of Madagascar ensure that our vanilla supply is sustainable at every step.

We are registered with Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (SEDEX) and are subject to SMETA Tier 4 Social on an ongoing basis, indicating that we operate on the highest ethical principles of trust, teamwork, honesty, and respect for the rights and dignity of others.

For documentation requests, contact our Regulatory team at regulatory@virginiadare.com or 718.788.1776.