Sweet Dairy and Dairy-Free Flavors

Sweet Dairy and Dairy-Free Flavors

Delivering the right sweet taste and mouthfeel to your applications, even ones that are reduced-sugar, requires specialized flavor expertise and resources. At Edlong, we use over a century of experience exclusively focused on the taste of dairy and a cultivated library of hundreds of flavors that can be applied in thousands of combinations to offer the perfect solutions for your unique application development challenges.

Everything the Taste of Sweet Dairy Can Be

Whether you’re looking to create indulgent, authentic dairy taste, boost the indulgence of sweet treats, elevate complex flavor profiles, or create the signature richness or fatty character you are looking for, 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 sweet flavors to develop solutions for your applications – all while allowing you to formulate with natural flavors.

Our authentic-tasting, indulgent sweet dairy milk 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 knowledge of sweet dairy flavors also enables us to enhance sweetness using signature profiles. Our range includes sweet brown flavors typical of the caramel family, indulgent custard and vanilla profiles, dessert profiles ranging from chocolate to coconut to cheesecake, and more.

Caramel Profiles

  • Brown Sugar

    Brown Sugar delights with a sweet carmellic flavor and faint molasses notes. To channel this straight-from-the-oven goodness in your application, contact Edlong.

  • Butterscotch

    Butterscotch’s sweet, creamy, classic buttery profile elevates desserts, candies, toppings and other food applications. Edlong delivers just the right intensity to set your application apart from the ordinary.

  • Cajeta

    Also known as Dulce de Leche, Cajeta is a pourable sauce made by simmering goat’s milk and sugar until caramelized. Say “hola” to this traditional caramelized profile by contacting Edlong.

  • Caramel

    Caramel is created by cooking brown sugar, butter and cream over high heat, and characterized by a smooth and sweet flavor. Edlong has the true Caramel profile that drives success in your application.

  • Dulce De Leche

    Prevalent in Latin America, with varieties also found in France, Norway and India, Dulce de Leche is a thick, creamy milk-based sauce or spread with sweet carmellic notes. For Dulce de Leche bliss, contact Edlong.

Custard Profiles

  • Custard

    Custard can be served as a sweet dessert, savory course such as a quiche, or as a top layer as with a gratin. When your application requires sweet, eggy, milky, cooked notes, count on Edlong for one-of-a-kind Custard flair.

  • Flan

    A type of pie with a pastry base, Flan is a sweet custard that carries hints of caramel and cooked notes. Let Edlong recommend a Flan profile that highlights your application.

  • Crème Brûlée

    Literally “burnt cream” and often served in ramekins, Crème Brûlée is a dessert that consists of a rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. To strike the perfect Crème Brûlée note, contact Edlong.

  • French Vanilla

    A soft vanilla profile with rich, creamy and light eggy notes. Say “bonjour” to the exact French Vanilla profile that fits your project with Edlong.

  • Vanilla

    Traceable to Mexico, Vanilla flavor can be described as sweet and vanillin-based. Your Vanilla profile is never ordinary when Edlong is involved with your project.

Other Profiles

  • Butter Pecan

    A Butter Pecan profile treats the palate to a rich blend of roasted pecans, butter and vanilla. Elevate your ice cream, desserts, candies, cookies and snack bars with this Edlong specialty.

  • Butter Vanilla

    When your application requires sweet butter notes with a hint of vanilla, Edlong has the Butter Vanilla profile that delights the taste buds and exceeds your expectations.

  • Cheesecake

    This dense dessert is comprised of cream cheese, milk and other ingredients, and contains rich, creamy, fatty, sweet notes. Edlong will formulate the thick, creamy, bona fide Cheesecake authenticity you seek.

  • Chocolate

    Milky, creamy and sweet, with hints of cocoa. Flavor profiles range from light Milk Chocolate to rich, Dark Chocolate. Find just the right level of Chocolate indulgence with Edlong.

  • Cocoa Butter

    With its mild chocolate flavor and aroma, Cocoa Butter is a pale-yellow, pure edible vegetable fat extracted from the cacao bean. When your application calls for a genuine Cocoa Butter profile, trust Edlong.

  • Coconut

    With lactonic properties that lend it a creamy aroma, Coconut is defined by its milky, creamy, nutty flavor. Edlong delivers the straight-from-the shell, honest Coconut profile that adds tropical depth to your application.

  • Graham Cracker

    Characterized by slightly sweet, brown, toasted notes, a Graham Cracker flavor profile is suitable for deserts and other applications. For authentic Graham Cracker taste, Edlong is ready to assist you

  • Honey

    With its sweet, light profile that sometimes contains floral notes, Honey imparts unique sweetness to a variety of food applications. Get the “buzz” on the Honey profile that perfectly suits your application from Edlong.

  • Maple

    A liquid made from the xylem sap of maple trees, Maple flavor is rich and sweet. When your product requires the rich bounty of the Vermont woods, tap into Edlong.

  • Marshmallow

    Squishy, gooey goodness, Marshmallows are synonymous with campfires. If lightly sweet, cooked, milky Marshmallow notes are an option for your application, consult with Edlong for the ideal profile.

Whether you are trying to match the flavor of a leading brand, develop authentic dairy taste, re-formulate an existing product, or develop a new one, our dedicated and highly skilled team of flavorists offers extensive experience in developing sweet dairy 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 sweet dairy technologies, consumer trends, and cultural preferences, fuels our ability to support you in developing the sweet flavors of today’s most sought-after products.


Our global team of R&D and Applications experts is at the ready to work with you to find the perfect solution, whether it’s a custom formulation or an option from our existing library of hundreds of ready-to-use sweet dairy 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