Through IOFI, we harness industry resources to support the organization’s strategic mission. We work together diligently to ensure safe products for our customers and consumers. Taken together, our efforts pave the way for innovation and provide a smooth road for the global trade of flavorings.
Howard Smith, IOFI Board Member
A reliable resource
IOFI works hard to be a reliable resource in support of flavoring safety evaluations worldwide. IOFI provides well-conducted, thorough scientific studies to regulatory bodies globally.
Dr. Sean Taylor, IOFI Scientific Director
A great platform for idea sharing
IOFI provides a great platform for idea sharing. It's extremely useful to be at the table with others in the industry to gain insights on developments around the globe.
Jerry Bowman, FEMA Executive Director
Global Reference List
The IOFI Global Reference List (GRL) is a compendium of flavoring materials that are considered to be safe for their intended use by one or more internationally recognized assessment bodies. The GRL follows the definitions of materials appropriate for the formulation of flavorings in the IOFI Code of Practice.
The IOFI Code of Practice is a comprehensive document that demonstrates the commitment of IOFI and its members to produce flavor ingredients that are safe for their intended use. The Code of Practice is acknowledged by all member associations and their member companies. Available to all stakeholders, the Code of Practice includes guidelines for the manufacture, handling and use of materials for flavor applications.