ABOUT US

Important
global player

Cedarome built its excellent reputation as a producer and worldwide supplier of essential oils by sourcing the finest raw materials, building trained and skilled teams of specialists, and constantly investing in its secured facilities and Research & Development; all the while meeting the ever-changing demands of the different industries it serves. Our certifications and compliance are testimony to this effect. We are proud of our strong ties to our customers and our partner-producers. Working in synergy we attain our common goals. Today Cedarome is not only the most important business of its kind in Canada, and an increasingly important global player.

OUR ESSENCENature serving the senses

OUR MISSION: to create products sourced responsibly from Nature to serve the senses. This is our “raison d’être”, our essence: Nature Serving the Senses.
Our essence Nature serving the senses_Lady with leaf_Cedarome

The key-elements of our mission are nevertheless OUR VALUES, our ethos and our code of conduct, guiding our every day practices and decisions. Our values are as follows:

Respect

For all people. We pay attention to all our collaborators; customers, suppliers, and employees.

Responsibility

For our shared world. Acknowledging Nature’s fragility and our role in preserving it. Recognizing how our actions impact individuals, communities and our collective well-being.

Integrity

Consistently making the right choices: Being transparent, honest, truthful, loyal, always earning trust.

Generosity

In all its forms, especially generosity of spirit. Leading by example. Giving back to people and Nature.

OUR VISION: To grow. To become the largest, most innovative, worldwide essential oil company. We plan to do this by moving beyond producing and supplying, to increasingly collaborate and support our present partner-producers, as well as our future partner-producers, and ultimately acquire land around the world to grow raw materials, in the most sustainable manner.

Our certifications & compliance

PEP (Partenaires en protection – Secteur privé et Agence des services frontaliers du Canada)
C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)
Logo Safe Quality Food
Logo Pro-Cert Organic
REACH (Enregistrement, évaluation, et restriction des substances chimiques) de l’ECHA (Agence européenne des produits chimiques)
IFRA (International Fragrance Association)
Logo ADICQ_Association for development and Chemistry Innovation of Quebec
Halal certifcate Logo
Canada's Kosher certifcate Logo

Our specialized personnel

Mahdi Chaouchi, MSc
Mahdi Chaouchi, MSc
FORMULATION SPECIALIST

Heads the formulation team. Mahdi holds two Masters in Chemistry, one at Université Paris XI and a 2nd Master at École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs.

Mario Ménard
Rose Mary Daniele, BSc
MANAGER, QUALITY ASSURANCE

Rose Mary specializes in biochemistry and has over 20 years of experience in quality assurance. She oversees certifications such as organic & CTPAT.

Françoise Crabalona
Françoise Crabalona
PERFUMER

A true French perfumer from Grasse. Françoise has been with Cedarome for over a decade helping us serve the fragrance industry.

Mario Ménard
Mario Ménard
DIRECTOR, PRODUCTION

Part of the original cast. Mario started on the floor and more than 30 years later, he is still rallying the troops.

Brigitte Vachon, BSc
Brigitte Vachon, BSc
QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER

With over 15 years’ experience in Quality Control, Brigitte oversees the QC laboratory.

Audrey Brown
Audrey Brown
DIRECTOR, QA, COMPLIANCE & CONTINOUS IMPROVEMENT

Holds a Masters in Food Science and Chemistry from McGill University (Montréal). Audrey is our Compliance and Continuous Improvement Specialist.

Mesmin Mekem, PhD | Chemist
Kaan Polatoglu, PhD
SPECIALIST, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Kaan has a PhD in Organic Chemistry. A Scientific author, he specializes in the structural identification of compounds in natural products and chemotypes.

Mesmin Mekem, PhD | Chemist
Anne Desjardins, LL.B.
LEGAL COUNSEL, SPECIAL PROJECTS

Anne holds a bachelor’s degree in law. She works closely on several special projects. Anne is fluent in French, English and Mandarin.

Mesmin Mekem, PhD | Chemist
Sarah-Audrey Crépin, BA, DESS
SENIOR COORDINATOR, SUPPLY CHAIN

Sarah-Audrey is a purchasing assistant and she tracks the supply of raw materials from suppliers around the world.

Mesmin Mekem, PhD | Chemist
Mesmin Mekem, PhD
CHEMIST | R&D SPECIALIST

Mesmin has a doctorate in Chemistry of Natural Substances from University of Hambourg in Germany.

Florentina Grigorescu, MSc | Chemist
Neng Srey
RECEPTIONIST

Neng is the person who welcomes and directs you. For more than 10 years, Neng has collaborated with several departments and she is greatly appreciated.

Florentina Grigorescu, MSc | Chemist
Florentina Grigorescu, MSc
CHEMIST | R&D SPECIALIST

Holds a degree in Organic Chemistry. Florentina has been overseeing processes and advanced chemical analyses at Cedarome for over 20 years.

Florentina Grigorescu, MSc | Chemist
Nancy Tremblay
BILLING CLERK

Nancy has been a pillar in the transport sector for almost 20 years. She rigorously oversees all that relates to invoicing, transport and exports.

Contact us

Address

21, rue Paul-Gauguin
Candiac Qc J5R 3X8
CANADA