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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.

September 23, 2019

Edlong in the News, Giving Back

An Event That Brings Together Hearts and Appetites

At Edlong, while our mission is helping food and beverage manufacturers develop authentic-tasting, consumer-pleasing products, our values have always been centered squarely on helping people. We take joy in promoting a caring and team-oriented culture within our doors, and supporting causes that benefit people around the world. We do this through our many corporate social […]

September 16, 2019

Employee Spotlight

Edlong Intern Spotlight

This year, we tasked our summer interns with working strategically within key market trends to develop applications that use Edlong flavors in plant-based and better-for-you products. They were up to the task! They created an indulgent vegan dark chocolate yogurt with graham cookie crumble and vegan marshmallow toppings. This innovative and plant-based twist on s’mores […]

September 9, 2019

Beverages, Vegan

Take a Sip of Plant-Based Success

From masking to mouthfeel, our dairy flavors have unique functional benefits beyond those often associated with “flavor.” For example, quite a bit of our research has been devoted to ways to mask off-notes in plant-based beverages, which typically contain bitterness, metallic and cardboard notes. Recently, we conducted sensory evaluations of two different plant-based beverages. The […]

Plant-based

August 28, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

The Functionality of Flavors in Plant-Based Applications

At Edlong our focus is on the creation and application of authentic dairy flavors. Dairy flavors are unique in that they not only impart the authentic taste of dairy to foods and beverages, but our flavors also provide unique functionality including mouthfeel and masking, which are particularly useful in plant-based applications. And with 65% of […]

July 16, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Employee Spotlight

Three Perspectives on Incorporating Culinary Artistry in Flavor Science

We recently posed questions to three Edlong team members to understand how they use flavor science and culinary artistry to deliver authentic dairy taste, and Gold Standard recipes. We welcomed Corporate Research Chef Anne Druschitz CRC®, Junior Food Scientist (and recent CIA grad) Madison Giacherio, and Edlong R&D Applications Intern (and also recent CIA grad) […]

July 10, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Vegan

How To Deliver Culinary Indulgence

What is “Culinary Indulgence?” For consumers, it’s a creamy golden latte, it’s toasted coconut s’mores, and it’s fudgy chocolate cake with a rich caramel center. For product developers, “culinary indulgence” is a challenge: how to deliver those premium culinary experiences while managing costs, appealing to regional tastes and satisfying growing consumer expectations for authentic profiles. […]

Culinary indulgence

The Art of Indulgence, and How to Create Better, Healthier Snacks

How do you turn “Free-From” into “Yes, Please?” How do you take advantage of consumer demand by providing a snack that is both healthy and delicious? Our whitepaper has the answers. Did you know: Sales for products with no sugar or reduced sugar are increasing 11% a year? 60% of consumers eat at least some […]

Healthy Reduction

Learn About Healthy Reduction and the Science of Taste

More than half of all adults are pursuing a healthy reduction strategy. If you’re not ahead the curve, you’re falling behind. Did you know: 51% of all adults are actively trying to avoid sugar? Food packaging claims influence nearly half of all consumer purchases? Edlong flavors elevate taste and richness in low sugar, low fat […]