Since 1969, IOFI has been the global association of the flavor industry.
In one form or another, flavorings have been used since ancient
times and are added to impart or modify the flavor and taste of foods
Today, global population is growing and more people than ever
travel and experience different cultures and food traditions. Consumers
expect better-tasting, authentic foods wherever they are in the world:
This creates tremendous opportunities for the flavor industry.
IOFI members have been in the business of assisting food and
beverage companies in bringing taste to their products. Many techniques
including extraction, fermentation and distillation – processes similar
to beer or cheese production – have been a part of the industry for
Newer technical innovations have helped the industry grow and evolve, meeting and anticipating consumer trends.