MELVILLE, N.Y. — Comax Flavors has developed new flavors and flavor combinations based on Culinary Trend Exchange data gathered in 2011. The flavors are divided into four categories: ethnic fusion, picked paradise, wine whimsy and regional reverie.

Ethnic fusion unites unexpected flavors, bringing to mind distant places with signature tastes. The flavors include jasmine coconut, curry mole, Asian taco and fiery mango pineapple chutney. Pickled paradise brings to light the Asian method for releasing unique tastes. The flavors include pickled mango, pickled jalapeño, kimchi, pickled watermelon and pickled ginger with wasabi.

Wine whimsy features Japanese plum wine, Italian muscato wine, Sauvignon blanc wine and Spanish Madeira wine. Regional reverie features herbs of Provence, lemon parsley, Thai basil or garlic basil, and ginger rosemary.