Aromas y Sabores Técnicos S.A. - Aromas y Sabores Técnicos S.A.

Aromas y Sabores Técnicos S.A.

The country brand, Essential Costa Rica, provides national and international recognition to companies that seek excellence, innovation, sustainability, and social progress, fundamental issues for ASTEK. In addition, we are a Costa Rican company with 44 years in the market. The country brand is integrated into our management system, which has four certifications: ISO 9001, FSSC 22000, OHSAS 18001 and Carbon Neutral Plus. Luis Arturo Quirós Gutiérrez, General Manager

Luis Arturo Quirós Gutiérrez, General Manager

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Costa Rican Rooting

Know Us

Aromas y Sabores Técnicos S.A. (ASTEK) is a 100% Costa Rican company, founded in 1974. It is dedicated to the design, manufacture and distribution of flavorings and colorants for the food sector; fragrances and dyes for the industrial sector, and products that improve the sensory characteristics of animal products and contribute to their well-being, like flavorings, colorants, fragrances and additives. The growth experienced over the years has allowed us to cover the Central American, Caribbean and Panama markets, thanks to the efforts of our valuable staff, focused on providing excellent service, technical support and quality products. Customer satisfaction is one of our principles, that is why we have developed an Integrate Business Management System based on quality, food safety, environment and occupational health and safety. This system has allowed us to remain at the forefront and consolidate ourselves as a strategic partner in an increasingly competitive market. ASTEK is located on Calle La Rusia, La Asunción de Belén, occupying an approximate area of 3,500m²