Our History

About Us

We Are Committed to Healthful Living

Rochem stands for trustworthiness, accountability, quality, reliability, and integrity and we are boldly committed to honest dealings with our customers, partners, and our employees.
We provide a strong bridge in the distribution chain bringing high quality ingredients manufactured in China to food, nutrition, and pharmaceutical manufacturers worldwide.
We provide a strong foundation for our employees to showcase their excellence, commitment, and integrity while creating value for society.

January 1994

Rochem Was Founded

Rochem was founded by Robyn Frisch in the basement of her home in Bayside, Queens. She was the only employee.

January 1996

Rochem moved to it’s first office in Great Neck, NY

Rochem’s employees grew to 5.

January 1999

Rochem celebrated its 5th Anniversary

January 2000

Rochem filed it’s first 5 DMFs

Paclitaxel being one of them

January 2002

Rochem purchased a new 11,000 square foot office and warehouse in Ronkonkoma, NY

January 2004

Rochem celebrated its 10th Anniversary

January 2007

Robyn Frisch was presented with an award for one of the most successful Asian Americans by the AABDC

January 2008

Rochem formed its own in-house Regulatory and Compliance Department

January 2009

Rochem celebrated its 15th Anniversary

January 2009

Robyn Frisch was featured in China’s Foreign Trade Magazine by CCPIT

September 2011

Rochem introduced its Mannipure® brand of Mannitol to the market.

September 2012

Rochem was ranked #34 on Crain’s New York Business’ “Fast 50 List”

September 2013

Rochem was named in SmartCEOs New York Future 50, which recognizes the 50 fastest growing companies in the area.

September 2013

Robyn Frisch was honored in SmartCEOs Women on the Rise, the top 30 female CEOs to watch

September 2014

Rochem celebrated its 20th Anniversary

September 2014

Rochem purchased its current 60,000 square foot headquarters, located in Hauppauge, NY.

September 2017

Rochem Passes and unannounced FDA inspection of the facility and warehouse, with no 483 form issued.

September 2019

Rochem celebrated its 25th Anniversary.

1994

Rochem Was Founded

1996

Rochem moved to it’s first office in Great Neck, NY

1999

Rochem celebrated its 5th Anniversary

2000

Rochem filed it’s first 5 DMFs

2002

Rochem purchased a new 11,000 square foot office and warehouse in Ronkonkoma, NY

2004

Rochem celebrated its 10th Anniversary

2007

Robyn Frisch was presented with an award for one of the most successful Asian Americans by the AABDC

2008

Rochem formed its own in-house Regulatory and Compliance Department

2009

Rochem celebrated its 15th Anniversary

2009

Robyn Frisch was featured in China’s Foreign Trade Magazine by CCPIT

2011

Rochem introduced its Mannipure® brand of Mannitol to the market.

2012

Rochem was ranked #34 on Crain’s New York Business’ “Fast 50 List”

2013

Rochem was named in SmartCEOs New York Future 50, which recognizes the 50 fastest growing companies in the area.

2013

Robyn Frisch was honored in SmartCEOs Women on the Rise, the top 30 female CEOs to watch

2014

Rochem celebrated its 20th Anniversary

2014

Rochem purchased its current 60,000 square foot headquarters, located in Hauppauge, NY.

2017

Rochem Passes and unannounced FDA inspection of the facility and warehouse, with no 483 form issued.

2019

Rochem celebrated its 25th Anniversary.

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