Milk Flavors

The satisfying taste of milk is an essential ingredient in many favorite foods, and can even be an essential ingredient in non-dairy applications.

Edlong® offers a complete line of authentic milk flavors suitable for dairy and non-dairy beverages and creamers, dairy-alternative cheeses, desserts, nutritional bars, sauces and more. We balance food science and artistry to help you achieve a specific mouthfeel, masking effect or add a “signature” touch to your application. Find the precise milk flavor profile you’re looking for in our convenient Edlong® DairyLink database, or contact us for custom flavor development.

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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.

Functional; These flavors offer variations for the onset and building of the flavor impact

These flavors contain no dairy, are Kosher Pareve and are suitable for plant-based dairy alternative products

Functional; These flavors are stable under higher temperatures throughout processing

Functional; These flavors provide masking properties to alleviate bitterness and off-notes

Functional; These flavors provide richness and mouthfeel to positively impact taste profiles

These flavors satisfy consumer desire for ‘No Artificial Flavors’

These flavors do not contain any added genetically modified sourced ingredient

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

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

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

These flavors meet vegetarian requirements and contain no animal products except dairy derived ingredients


Fresh Milk

The taste of fresh milk is often used in beverages that require shelf-stable ingredients, such as protein and ready-to-drink applications. Our Fresh Milk profiles mask cooked notes and add fresh taste to heat-processed drinks.

Grass-Fed Milk

Milk from grass-fed cows has savory, earthy and organic notes that are a perfect match for beverages and sauces. Use our Grass-Fed Milk profiles for applications that require a distinctive, farm-fresh taste.


Characterized by a sweet bland flavor with the slight sharpness of lactic acid, Milk is a basic ingredient in many food applications. Edlong accurately simulates the presence of Milk in all your recipes.

Steamed Milk

The frothy layer atop espresso, this blanket of milky bubbles adds a velvety texture to coffee drinks. Edlong can simulate Steamed Milk perfection for your beverage or other application.

Sweetened Condensed Milk

This profile, often found in desserts and candies, conveys very sweet, rich, fatty milky notes with a hint of caramel. Get the perfect Sweetened Condensed Milk profile your application needs with Edlong.

Mouthfeel Builder

When dairy commodities are reduced or eliminated, milk flavors can build back and enhance the richness and creaminess, resulting in products with the same great perception as the full commodity versions.

Here are some things to think about in determining your needs.

Describing a preferred or targeted flavor profile requires an understanding of the primary flavor attributes as well as secondary and functional features. Edlong has created a set of unique tools to provide you with the language necessary to best describe the optimum taste profile for your innovations. Our Milk & Cream Flavor Wheel is a valuable resource to help you describe the desired taste profile in specific detail, and accelerate innovation by selecting the right flavor samples for your product development. Contact us and we’ll help you achieve the perfect taste from among our broad range of complex profiles.

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