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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.

creating food products for at-home kitchens

February 15, 2021

Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors

Five Tips For Creating Food Products That Bring The Restaurant Experience to Home Kitchens

An Interview with Edlong’s Chef Anne Since the start of the COVID pandemic, more and more people are eating at home but still looking for restaurant quality, flavorful dishes for themselves and their families. Even as some restaurants start to reopen and with the hope that the new vaccine rollout brings, many still opt to […]

Food Transparency Clean Label

February 4, 2021

Clean label, Plant-Based, Uncategorized, Vegan

Food Transparency Is Trending In 2021

2021 Top Trends: #1. A Focus on Food Transparency With unprecedented information at their fingertips and global issues like health and sustainability at the forefront of consumer minds, it’s no surprise that Innova listed Transparency as the number one trend to keep an eye on in 2021 for the Food & Beverage industry. If you […]

plant-based food

January 29, 2021

Plant-Based

Why Food Manufacturers Must Overcome Plant-Based Food Challenges

While the plant-based food market has a significant upside, these foods still face obstacles that manufacturers have struggled to overcome. Flavor houses specialize in helping food manufacturers overcome these common, and sometimes tricky, plant-based food challenges. Why is it so important to overcome these challenges? “The first challenge is getting consumers to make the initial […]

plant-based beverages

Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Plant-Based, Vegan

Re-Inventing Plant-Based Beverages

See How To Create Delicious Plant-Based Beverages Good news, new plant-based drink launches were up 2.8% in 2020* compared to in 2019, according to Mintel. And a recent Innova Consumer Survey indicated that the top four reasons for considering plant-based alternatives were health, diet variety, sustainability and taste. That means that when creating plant-based beverages it is […]

permissibly indulgent better-for-you foods

January 4, 2021

Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Plant-Based, Sweet Spot, Uncategorized

How To Create Permissibly Indulgent Better-For-You Foods

Taste. Consumers say it’s the #1 reason they purchase a food or beverage. But they also want to eat healthy. Fortunately, there are a variety of flavor technologies available to elevate the taste and richness of low-sugar, low-fat and low-sodium products so food manufacturers can create permissibly indulgent Better-For-You foods. In fact, with half of […]

plant-based food trends

Dairy-free, Vegan

See How Dairy Can Be Smooth and Creamy: Cultivating Mouthfeel

See How Even Healthy Dairy Can Be Smooth and Creamy with Edlong Solutions Removing fat from beverages creates a consumer perception that it is lesscreamy, and less indulgent. So how can you boost the creaminess of yourbeverage to provide a full, positive sensory experience – without addingfat, gums, or texturizers? Take a peek inside our […]

Top 7 Food Trends of 2021

December 14, 2020

Clean label, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Meals & meal centers, Organics, Plant-Based

Top 7 Food Industry Trends For 2021

Predicting the future of the food and beverage industry isn’t an easy task, especially after a tumultuous 2020 that turned the industry upside down. However, there are some key insights to be noted from the past year that will continue to impact 2021 and, likely, beyond. With 85% of consumers saying they’ve made changes to […]

queso commodity reduction

December 9, 2020

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Commodity reduction, Dairy flavors, Dressings, Sauces, Dips

Crafting Quality Queso: Dairy Can Be More Flavorful For Less Cost

Served with tortilla chips, French fries and even crudités, chili con queso has raised the standard for delicious cheesy condiments. Typically referred to as simply queso, this “unofficial dish of Texas” is anything but simple. It’s the sophisticated relative of cheese sauces made with dairy ingredients, bulked up with starches. Real cheese is the primary […]