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Welcome to Michael Search International.   Your expert in the procurement of top talent in Flavors & Fragrances since 1986.  We have placed the best talent in the industry with virtually every major flavor company globally.  Our knowledge of the industry in every discipline you can imagine makes us your best choice when you need the best.  We are in a unique position to be able to best serve your interests when the time comes to find specific talent for a critical need.

Industry focus

Certified Flavor Chemists


Every level of flavor chemistry is our focus in the highly competitive world of flavor creation for the global market in the following categories: Bakery, Beverage, Confections, Dairy, Health & Nutrition, Pharmaceutical and Savory.

Account Management


The top 10% are so difficult to secure.  As a result sales talent from junior level to global account management  is one of our core specialties.  We pride ourselves in the many success stories of talent we place in key roles across the globe. 



Regulatory has been a specialty of Michael Search International for years.  We know who is available and looking at all times in this shallow talent pool.


As we all know your applications people to the on going success of existing customers.

Applications is critical to the success of every flavor company large to small.  When talent is promoted or retires it can be very difficult to find the experience needed to move seamlessly into your organization.

Senior Management


From Executive level to Director level for every role of leadership we can  identify, attract and secure talent with a track record of success for building  and managing business in the competitive world of flavors & fragrance.