135 years of citrus heritage

The fresh, zesty flavour of citrus fruit is one of the most popular flavour profiles in beverage product launches across the globe, representing 8% of NPD between 2015-2020.

As demand for premiumisation, transparency and authenticity continues to grow in the marketplace, innovation is key to exciting consumers’ tastebuds.

Synergy’s global citrus programme opens up a world of possibilities for manufacturers looking to tap into the demands of today’s consumers. We draw on our 100-year heritage of Italian citrus sourcing and global flavour development capabilities to create a range of extracts and flavours that deliver a signature citrus note across a wide range of market products.

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Italian Citrus

The world-renowned flavour of Italian citrus is at the heart of our heritage.

Synergy Italy which was originally founded by the Janoušek Brothers in Prague and was the world’s 3rd established supplier of natural flavours and extracts in 1883. Since then, we have been extracting the authentic flavours of Italian citrus by leveraging our direct relationship with citrus farmers and suppliers across the regions of Sicily and Calabria amongst others. 135 years of traditional extraction techniques means we can capture the best of Italian fruits at the peak of freshness.

Our Sourcing

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Contracts & agreements with our domestic suppliers in growing regions means guaranteed reliable and efficient supply of premium raw materials.

Our Tradition

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We process the highest quality fruits directly from nature using our traditional extraction techniques, enabling us to deliver natural and authentic citrus profiles.

Our Knowledge

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Our rich heritage, know-how and in-depth expertise in citrus spans across decades, helping you deliver the most authentic Italian taste experience.

Our Product Range


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Everything you need to know about citrus

From the unique varietals of lemon to the nuances between different types of citrus fruits. Join Synergy’s global team of citrus experts in a series of educational webinars that explore the world of citrus across different growing regions and varieties. We explore the specific flavour notes that sort the mandarins from the blood oranges and explain why Sicilian lemons taste different to Calabrian ones. Watch the latest webinar in the series to inspire your next citrus product development project.

Contact Us

We’re passionate about helping our customers create great products.

Contact our sales and marketing team to request a sample, discuss a product specification or to learn more on our broad range of flavours and solutions.


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