Building upon our 44 year history, the Synerzine team provides customers around the globe with convenient access to over 1200 high-quality aroma ingredients. We actively engage with customers to add a wide array of new products and services on a regular basis. Our aim is to delight every customer with our exceptional services, large product selection, customization and the highest quality and safety standards. We provide our customers with true value designed to help them bring their products to market faster.

A Global Flavors and Fragrances Company

In 2017, Michael Peterson, CEO, acquired Synerzine (formerly known as Pyrazine Specialties and CTC Organics), merging the two companies into one. He is committed to building upon the company’s rich history of expertise in aroma raw ingredients including Pyrazines, Thiazoles and more. We are second to none as a supplier of ingredients for flavors, fragrances, and other industries.

Synerzine offers over 1,200 products including Kosher, Halal, Food Grade and Natural. All our products are supported by regulatory documentation tailored to your country or industry’s specific requirements. We purify products in our distillation and recrystallization laboratories, provide custom manufacturing and blending in the U.S., back all our products with a quality guarantee, and in an effort to reduce waste, provide custom order quantities based on only what our customers need. As we continue to expand and strengthen our core capabilities, we remain true to our historical quest: to be the leading aroma raw materials company in the world.

Our Customers

Flavorists, Perfumers, Food Scientists and Researchers around the world trust Synerzine and our ability to deliver high-quality aroma raw ingredients and ensure compliance with industry and governmental regulations. We are committed to fostering strong partnerships with our customers that enable us to safely feed the world, to seek out aroma ingredients that spark the perfumer's imagination and innovation behind the science of scent, and to support the creation of new and innovative products. Our customer’s trust in us is at the forefront of everything we do. We have Sales Account Representatives ready to service our customers needs including same day shipping. We provide our customers with true value designed to help bring their products to market faster.

Senior Leadership Team

Michael Peterson

Chief Executive Officer

Judy Pruss


Dinh Phan

VP Sales & Innovation

Michael Peterson

CEO, Michael Peterson has over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience, primarily in the direct marketing and fulfillment industries. Utilizing his broad knowledge of digital communications and fulfillment technologies, he is focused on updating Synerzine’s internal systems related to inventory control, as well as external communications. This includes updates to the web and on-line presence, as well as implementing more effective, data driven communications. The introduction of new, updated systems, will allow the team of professionals at Synerzine to respond more rapidly to customer needs, and also be able to process and ship orders more efficiently. By focusing on the improvement of internal systems, the company will be better positioned to grow in a controlled and systematic manner.

Judy Pruss

President, Judy Pruss has over 40 years of experience in building successful businesses, including Flavors and Fragrances. She has a stellar track record in strategic planning, international business, product development and is focused on customer insight and user experience to create innovative products and services that provide unique solutions to a broad range of customers. Prior to joining Synerzine, Judy was a Global Director at Sigma-Aldrich where she demonstrated her passion as an entrepreneur. She led the Flavors and Fragrances business from a startup to a world class business and created Strategic Service Solutions aimed at enabling safety, compliance, education and support services. Throughout her career, Judy has held leadership roles of increasing responsibilities in Quality Control, Technical and Customer Service, Product Development, Sales and Supply Chain Management, Strategic Marketing, and Global Corporate Strategy and Development.

Dinh Phan

Vice President, Dinh Phan has over 20 years of experience in the chemical industry, and brings an intimate knowledge of pharmaceutical APIs, sugar purification, beverage formulation, bio-diesel, and the flavor and fragrance industries to his role. In addition to working for Cabot, BASF and Sigma-Aldrich, Dinh served in the United States Army as a Chemical Weapons Specialist. Within these roles, Dinh gained a wealth of experience in R&D, chemical engineering, large scale cGMP production, and novel molecule creation, as well as purchasing, sales, marketing, and business development. At Synerzine, Dinh plans to combine these skills with his passions to develop new, world-class products and deliver performance that makes a difference for our customers.

Vision Statement

“To be the world’s trusted resource for flavor ingredients that support flavorists and researchers in safely feeding the world, and for aroma ingredients that spark the perfumer’s imagination and innovation behind the science of scent."

Mission Statement

“We are a globally recognized leading supplier of high quality aroma ingredients with an uninterrupted flow of materials. Our aim is to delight every customer with our exceptional services, large product selection, customization and the highest quality and safety standards. We provide our customers with true value designed to help them bring their products to market faster.”