Earlier there used to be 100% pure sustainable flavors and fragrances (F&F) but now it only come to 3-5% of natural agents with remaining being the synthetic flavouring and fragrance agents. In this space, the major problem faced by the industry is that natural ingredients tend to be more expensive, and their harvest may create challenge in meeting environmental & sustainability goals.
In this context, the client wanted us to address the following key business questions.
Our research team employed a comprehensive strategy covering secondary research, patent, and scientific research to conduct the study followed by primary research to identify top solution providers related to sustainable raw material and their processing.
We utilize the following solution framework to derive actionable insights for our client.
We addressed all the key business questions through the output of our research and execution. We have provided few illustrative solutions below.
We observed that natural and synthetic ingredients must complement each other to drive future F&F business. The cost-effective solutions to achieve sustainability in this space is through microbial process (fermentation or bio-catalysis) and green chemistry to offer synthetic and sustainable ingredients.
We shortlisted few sustainable raw materials and their applications, success stories, adoption in F&F Industry along with increased consumer acceptance.
We provided the client with crucial recommendations on promising and advanced solutions related to sustainable raw materials for F&F. Impact of our service bought an advantage for our client in a sense: