Cost & Commodity Reduction

Cost & Commodity Reduction

Flavors can provide value to your product development in several ways; one significant benefit that creates measurable impact is cost savings. At Edlong, we specialize in helping you leverage the opportunities that our industry-leading portfolio of dairy, dairy-free, and vegan flavors provide for overall cost reduction, while boosting taste and providing flavor consistency.

Dairy Can Deliver Cost Reduction, and Flavor Enhancement

Edlong’s value-driven solutions focus on areas that include reducing real dairy ingredient commodities such as butter, cheese, milk, buttermilk, yogurt and the like, and replacing them with a flavor, which can reduce costs while improving the taste experience your products deliver. With Edlong flavors, every ounce delivers more taste impact.

Tapping into Edlong’s flavor expertise and industry-leading library of dairy, dairy-free, and vegan flavors to reduce or replace commodities brings several benefits: lower cost-in-use; more stable formula costs; and more consistent margins that are less subjected to the volatility of commodity prices. All while keeping – and often enhancing – the taste impact of your product.

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Talk to a Flavor Expert

Authentic Dairy & Dairy-Free Solutions

From baked goods, cookies, and cereal bars to savory snacks, cheeses, beverages and more, the Edlong team has a mastered the process of developing the complex flavor profiles required to deliver authentic-tasting products that meet your commodity & cost reduction goals across a wide range of applications.

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Replacing or reducing commodities with Edlong flavors allows you to achieve greater flavor consistency in your applications compared to using commodities, helping ensure your flavor profile and flavor intensity always remain the same. We also provide the opportunity to use taste profiles that may otherwise be cost-prohibitive when using commodities at commercial quantities, coupled with opportunities to create unique profiles that differentiate your product from the competition – and even allow you to remove allergens that could be a purchase barrier for your consumers.

Commodities also put limits on your flavor impact. For example, there’s an upper limit to how cheesy you can make an application just by adding more cheese; if you have one pound of cheese in your formula and increase it to two pounds, you don’t get twice as much taste. You’ve doubled your cost, but not your taste impact. Edlong flavors can amplify taste impact in all of your applications.

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Understanding Cost In Use

For larger companies, cost reductions can also be realized with cost, system, and supplier integration, reducing overall complexity and inventory storage expenses. For smaller companies, there are tangible opportunities to save on costs related to prepping to scale production after acquisition or investment.

To get an inside look at the cost saving opportunities that Edlong flavors can deliver, check out our Cheese Sauce case study that shows the proven benefits of commodity reduction and taste impact in action, and get in touch with an Edlong flavor expert who can unlock the savings and flavor potential of your next application.

The expertise of our food and beverage sensory scientists, chefs, and applications experts is at the ready to work with you to find the cost reduction solution that suits your specific needs.

Let’s start innovating together.

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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