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Iofi Sustainability Charter

FEMA/IOFI Sustainability Charter

The FEMA/IOFI Sustainability Charter is a collective effort to raise the bar for sustainability in the flavor and fragrance (F&F) sectors. Developed by The International Fragrance Association and the International Organization of the Flavor Industry, the Charter helps our industries as a whole make advances on sustainability by sharing best practices and benchmarking progress. Read more Donald (1) Podcast: How COVID-19 has impacted food flavors & ingredients

It’s not just the food supply chain that has been impacted by COVID-19, it’s food flavor as well. On this podcast of Know Your Food, we hear first-hand the perspective of a supplier of natural & organic flavors, Donald Wilkes, CEO of Blue Pacific Flavors, Inc. Donald has more than 40 years of experience in the food and beverage industries through his work in innovative food flavor development in the Americas, Asia and Europe. Tune in and subscribe here

Fema Fall 2020 Symposium

FEMA’s Fall 2020 Symposium: Vanilla Labeling Info Session

Vanilla continues to be one of the most popular flavors in the United States!  As vanilla flavorings are the only flavorings subject to a federal standard of identity, proper labeling of vanilla flavorings and the foods to which they are added has never been more important.  FEMA’s General Counsel, Joanna Drake, will discuss the interplay between the general flavor labeling regulations, the vanilla standard of identity and the FDA’s position on key issues of vanilla product labeling.  Wednesday, October 28th 12:30-2:30pm EST  Register here to attend this informative session