Universal acceptance of the value of flavorings.

Core Purpose

FEMA is the authoritative voice advancing the safe and responsible use of flavorings.


FEMA furthers the business interests of its members through a sound scientific program designed to promote the safe use of flavors. Through effective representation of its members, FEMA fosters a global environment in which the flavor industry can create, innovate, and compete.

Core Values

Integrity  |  Sound Science  |  Safety  |  Education  |  Sustainability


  • Advocacy: FEMA is recognized as the premier advocate regarding flavorings.

  • Education: FEMA is relied upon as an authoritative educational resource fostering growth and development for member companies.

  • Science: FEMA expands its scientific credibility.

  • Industry Intellectual Property Protection: FEMA promotes the protection of member company intellectual property.

  • Awareness: FEMA builds the narrative on flavorings in support of key stakeholders.