In the last several decades, the flavor industry has experienced an unprecedented amount of change. Globalization and digitization have made the world a smaller, closer place. Predicting the next big flavor trend has become increasingly difficult, as the global consumer is continuously looking for cleaner products that offer flavorful experiences and healthy benefits. Outside of consumer demands, the industry is facing pressure from regulatory forces on clean label and safety. More recently, global political and trade policies have posed new challenges to packaging and ingredient supply.