Monin was founded by George Monin in 1912. It has been family-owned through 3 generations of ownership and today serves both the cocktail and coffee crowds with a variety of innovative flavors. They also offer consulting services to the beverage industry for flavors and tastes. Today, they are a large company offering, in their words, "over 100 flavors available in over 100 countries." They make a special emphasis on not using high fructose corn syrup in any of their products.
Monin Lavender syrup is made from pure cane sugar and the essence of the lavender flower of southern France. It presents in a royal purple designed to create visually striking and aromatic cocktails.