The Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association of the United States (FEMA) is composed of flavor manufacturers, flavor users, flavor ingredient suppliers, and others with an interest in the U.S. flavor industry. Founded in 1909, it is the national association of the U.S. flavor industry. FEMA is committed to assuring a substantial supply of safe flavoring substances.

MISSION 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. 
VISION Universal acceptance of the value of flavorings. 
CORE PURPOSE FEMA is the authoritative voice advancing the safe and responsible use of flavorings.

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Meredith Huddle | [email protected]

FEMA Director of Communications


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