History of Excellence in Flavors and Juices

American Fruits and Flavors LLC was formed, after the acquisition by the Monster Energy Company in 2016. American Fruits and Flavors continues to operate both Juice and Flavor Manufacturing plants.


afplogoAmerican Fruit Processors, located in Pacoima, CA was created in 1972 with juice manufacturing capabilities to support the needs of the rapidly changing food and beverage industry worldwide. AFP operated by processing the finest fruit juices, concentrates and producing blends of hundreds of unique fruit and flavor combinations.

mutual-flavors-sidebarMutual Flavors, a state of the art, technologically advanced customer flavor manufacturer is located in Los Angeles CA. The experience, technical expertise and creativity is expressed in each flavor created and manufactured.


VJCVita Juice Corp located in Los Angeles, was established in 1974 to meet the market demand for single strength fruit juices. As the quality of fruit concentrates improved the demand for single strength juices declined.

WSJWashington State Juice located in Yakima, Washington, was formerly known as Speas Farm. The facility was purchased from Pillsbury in 1981, to process an abundance of fruit available in the Northwest. This facility was sold to Nakano Vinegar in 1988.

CFLCalifornia Flavor Labs was started in 1962, by Fred Farago, to supply quality flavors to discerning food and beverage manufacturers in Southern California. In response to the demand for quality fruit based products CFL expanded into processing of fruits available in Central and Southern California. AFF purchased Southland Food Labs in 1988, to expand into new markets and operated the plant in Dallas, TX. In 1994 Mutual Flavors Dallas was closed and merged with Mutual Flavors in Los Angeles, CA.