Dairy and Dairy-Free Cultured Flavors

Dairy and Dairy-Free Cultured Flavors

Delivering the true taste and distinct qualities of cultured flavors to your dairy, dairy-free, and plant-based applications requires specialized flavor expertise and resources. At Edlong, we use over a century of experience exclusively focused on the taste of dairy, including our expertise in the field of dairy enzymes and cultures, and a cultivated library of hundreds of dairy flavors that can be applied in thousands of combinations, to offer the perfect solution for your unique application development challenges.

Everything the Taste of Cultured Flavors Can Be

Whether you are looking to provide the desired mouthfeel, achieve optimal fat content, or find the right level of tanginess and acidity to improve taste, Edlong’s global team of dairy-flavor experts is uniquely skilled at leveraging and customizing our best-in-class library of dairy and dairy-free cultured flavors to develop solutions for your applications.

Our authentic-tasting cultured dairy flavors can also be used to replace or reduce dairy commodities in your applications to provide cost savings and improve flavor consistency – all while boosting taste, enhancing mouthfeel, and adding balance.

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Contact us to talk to a Flavor Expert

Our flavors are available in a variety of forms, even ones that are heat stable and can overcome the most intense processing conditions. Other formats include liquid/oil-soluble, paste, spray dry, powder, emulsions, and more. We also certify flavors to meet your label restrictions such as Organic, Kosher Dairy, Kosher Pareve, Halal, Non-GMO, and Whole Foods Compliant.

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Profiles

Edlong’s expertise in the field of dairy enzymes and cultures has enabled us to develop flavor profiles with extensive functionalities and highly defined properties resulting in a range of cultured flavors that deliver the right level of tanginess to simulate buttermilk, cream cheese, ranch, sour cream, yogurt, and other cultured dairy flavors.

  • Buttermilk

    Buttermilk is made from milk cultured with lactic acid, and is characterized by creamy, tangy, sour notes. Let Edlong find or develop your ideal Buttermilk profile.

  • Ranch

    Ranch is a buttermilk flavor enhanced with zesty, cultured notes that’s perfect for snacks and seasonings, side dishes and baked goods. When a Cool Ranch profile is essential, trust Edlong for unparalleled flavor.

  • Cultured Dairy

    Fermented dairy products, such as buttermilk, sour cream and yogurt, characterized by sour, tangy notes. When your flavor depends on the tart taste of Cultured Dairy, Edlong delivers authenticity.

  • Sour Cream

    This dairy product has a characteristic green/fatty odor profile with an acidic and fatty character. Edlong has or can custom-develop the precise Sour Cream formulation to enhance your application.

  • Yogurt

    Although its consistency varies by culture, this palate-pleasing profile is known for sour, cultured milky notes. Edlong offers Yogurt profiles in spray dry, liquid and powder formulations, all tailored to your precise needs.

From sauces and dressings to bakery and snack foods, our dedicated and highly skilled team of flavorists offers extensive experience in developing cultured flavors that are ideal for a wide range of applications. Edlong’s expertise in dairy flavors and their building blocks, as well as the latest in cultured flavor technologies, consumer trends, and cultural preferences, fuels our ability to support you in developing exceptional products to suit your specific needs.

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Our R&D and Applications experts are at the ready to help you find the perfect solution, whether it’s a custom formulation or an option from our existing library of hundreds of ready-to-use cultured flavors that can be applied in thousands of combinations. 

Our range of expertise encompasses the globe. No matter the profile your application calls for, Edlong has – or will create – the ideal match.

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Authentic Flavors for Every Food Application

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These flavors do not contain any known allergens. **Disclaimer- non-allergen statements will vary due to country specific regulations. Check with regulatory for country specific allergen details.

These flavors do not contain any known allergens. **Disclaimer- non-allergen statements will vary due to country specific regulations. Check with regulatory for country specific allergen details.

These flavors do not contain any known allergens. **Disclaimer- non-allergen statements will vary due to country specific regulations. Check with regulatory for country specific allergen details.

These flavors do not contain any known allergens. **Disclaimer- non-allergen statements will vary due to country specific regulations. Check with regulatory for country specific allergen details.

These flavors do not contain any known allergens. **Disclaimer- non-allergen statements will vary due to country specific regulations. Check with regulatory for country specific allergen details.

These flavors do not contain any known allergens. **Disclaimer- non-allergen statements will vary due to country specific regulations. Check with regulatory for country specific allergen details.

These flavors do not contain any known allergens. **Disclaimer- non-allergen statements will vary due to country specific regulations. Check with regulatory for country specific allergen details.

These flavors do not contain any known allergens. **Disclaimer- non-allergen statements will vary due to country specific regulations. Check with regulatory for country specific allergen details.

These flavors are Organic compliant and are suitable for any organic application

Functional; These flavors provide performance improvement for healthy reduction and commodity replacement

Solutions that can help with shortening the onset of sweetness; increasing sweetness peak; reducing sweetness linger; and leveraging inherent sugar.

These flavors contain no animal, dairy, egg or honey products and are suitable for vegan applications