Coconut was Firmenich's 2016 flavor of the year.

In this podcast, I talk with Mikel Cirkus and Matthew Walter from Firmenich, the world’s largest privately owned flavor company, about the idea of flavor as a technology.

We explore how flavor can be broken down into different elements, how the speed of innovation and discovery in flavors continues to accelerate across geographies in today’s connected world, what it’s like to be a flavor trend scout (hint: awesome) and how the connected kitchen is impacting the flavor industry.

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  1. Very cool. I never thought about how homogenous flavor trends have become around the world with social media and modern communication.

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