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A tablespoon of news. A cup of the latest dairy technology insights. A dash of innovation. We hope the dairy flavor insights and information we’ve collected here, from our team and other sources, serve a plateful of knowledge and success.

November 28, 2017

Employee Spotlight

An Eagle Scout with an eagle eye for food safety

Matthew Young Production Joined Edlong in March, 2015 How would you describe your typical day? I go where I am needed at King Street (our production location), from making and packing 8,000-pound batches of flavors to labeling pails. My main duties are in the spray-dry room where I make slurries and set up and clean […]

October 30, 2017

Clean label, Dairy flavors, Snacks & bakery

The Free-From Segment Is Growing, With An Emphasis on Gluten-Free

The term “free-from” can include a variety of items that consumers actively avoid, such as sugar, sodium, dairy and GMOs. However, the free-from trend that has grown into the largest legitimate market segment is gluten-free. There are entire sections of recipe websites devoted to gluten-free cooking. Instagram boasts more than 17 million posts that include […]

October 30, 2017

Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Snacks & bakery

Turning “Free-From” Into “Yes-Please

Consumers know what they want in their food and beverages—and what they don’t. They want their meals and snacks to be “free-from” gluten, high calories, allergens, sugar and unhealthy fats. At the same time, they desire wholesome ingredients, more protein, nutrients and vitamins. But there’s still one more key requirement. They demand delicious, authentic taste. […]

October 30, 2017

Employee Spotlight

From Applications To Alternative Rock

Isabel Macedo Senior Food Scientist—Europe Global Sensory Manager Joined Edlong in November, 2012 How would you describe your typical day? I work in Ireland in the R&D Applications Lab. Every day is different, but it typically includes a mix of lab and office work. In the lab, I work on a variety of projects for […]

September 28, 2017

Dairy-free, Desserts, Sweet dairy flavors

Get The Scoop on Plant-Based Dairy

You scream, I scream … for something new From Thai rolled ice cream to the Crazy Shakes at Black Tap Burger in Manhattan, the ice cream market has always been prime space for innovation. However, sales in traditional ice cream have seen lukewarm growth. The current growth in the ice cream aisle has come from […]

September 28, 2017

Cheese flavors, Cultured flavors, Dairy-free, Desserts, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Sweet dairy flavors, Vegan

4 Ways To Go Dairy-Free

A sweet treat and sauces … but no dairy The growth in plant-based products extends beyond ice cream, into foods that consumers enjoy all day long. Edlong has responded, and currently more than half of our flavors are dairy-free! Our flavor and applications scientists have been using this extensive selection of dairy-free flavors to craft […]

September 28, 2017

Employee Spotlight

Ups, Downs, Chills and Customer Thrills

Keith Garstin Regional Sales Manager, Southeast Works from his home office in Nashville, Tennessee.Joined Edlong in August, 2011 How would you describe your typical day? Every day is unique, which is what I love about sales. My day is frequently spent building relationships with customers, following up on sample requests, project statuses, returning email, and […]

August 30, 2017

Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Commodity reduction

Edlong Addresses The Challenge of Fluctuating Butter Prices

Why the price of commodity butter is heading north According to numerous sources, global butter prices are on the rise. The Financial Times and other dairy industry sources point to increased consumption as one of the key drivers. Also, consumer feelings toward butter have changed as butter is starting to lose its stigma as the […]