Mission

Mission

The mission of the Flavor Research and Education Center is to bring together academia and industry leaders to discover innovative solutions that address the challenges of the food flavor industry.

Core Values

  • Innovation - We believe in pushing boundaries, embracing technology and experimenting with cutting edge methodologies.  We encourage our researchers to explore possibilities; in challenge we find innovation.
  • Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration - We are a community of researchers, students and industry leaders, working together to solve problems that have global reach and significance.  By combining a diverse set of perspectives and experience, we can best tackle today’s complex flavor and food challenges.  Together we work in synergy to create a learning and working experience that is greater than the sum of our individual efforts.
  • Empowerment  - Our people are our greatest strength.  We encourage critical thinking and autonomy to enhance personal and professional growth. 
  • Integrity - We value and encourage open, honest and ethical behavior.  We honor our commitments and take responsibility for our actions.
  • Inclusiveness - We value our diverse backgrounds, motivations, values and aspirations.  We seek to foster an inclusive community through communication, connection and common purpose.