February 2012/Prepared Foods -- SensoryEffects, provider of value-added food and beverage ingredients and products, is celebrating its 5-year anniversary. Founder Charles Nicolais’ vision was to create a company that offers superior custom ingredients, cutting-edge innovations, technical excellence and state-of-the-art manufacturing. That vision was put into motion by creating a company focused on its customers’ specific needs; serves as a partner in innovation; and offers lean manufacturing—as well as low minimum orders. With 10 acquisitions in the last five years, SensoryEffects has a rich and diverse history that offers over 100 years of combined years of technology and experience, while possessing the agility, speed and entrepreneurism of a young and progressive company. Sensory Effects, www.sensoryeffects.com pf