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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.

June 28, 2018

Snacks & bakery, Vegan

Mexico Trend Report: How Edlong Helps Meet Consumer Demands in Mexico

At Edlong, we have long held our finger on the pulse of global food trends, and in particular food trends in Latin America. In Mexico we have an Edlong team dedicated to satisfying local consumer tastes and preferences. Balancing convenience and authenticity Many consumers in Mexico lead busy lifestyles, putting a premium on convenience. In a […]

June 28, 2018

Beverages, Desserts

Innovations for Mexican Tastes

Today’s consumers are adventurous, educated on food and health, curious and know what they want. At Edlong we’ve long kept a close eye on evolving trends, customer expectations and the ever-shifting and often stringent dietary needs of consumers. Awareness of worldwide trends is vital—but so is insight and tracking of regional, cultural and geographical preferences. […]

May 30, 2018

Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Snacks & bakery, Sweet dairy flavors, Vegan

How to Make Indulgent Sweet & Salty Free-From Snacks

For many products, free-from also means free-from taste. Despite rapidly growing consumer demand, reduced sugar and sodium products often leave consumers disappointed. According to an article from Food Business News, over the last five years snacking products with non-GMO claims have climbed by more than 18% a year, and sales of products with no sugar […]

May 30, 2018

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Snacks & bakery, Vegan

A Sample of Where We’ve Been: Our IFT Roadshow Roundup

We love to share our flavors, and look forward to attending shows where we can show-off the authentic taste of dairy. One of our annual highlights is the upcoming IFT show, our main industry trade show. With more than 20,000 attendees, we not only get to educate lots of people on the importance and versatility […]

April 30, 2018

Cheese flavors, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Masking & mouthfeel

What Makes a Flavor Authentic?

Flavor is more than taste; it’s texture and mouthfeel. It’s masking bitter off-notes and adding richness. Dairy, in particular, can be a vital component in delivering the complex flavor profiles that create a complete and satisfying culinary experience. That’s why Edlong dairy flavors are important components in helping companies build authentic formulations, especially when ingredients […]

April 30, 2018

Culinary indulgence, Giving Back

Here's To The Next Generation

At Edlong, we passionately believe it’s important to support culinary professionals entering the industry, and ensure they have the tools they need to learn, grow and succeed. That’s where our flavors come in. They can play a significant role in helping young professionals combine the sensibilities of the culinary arts with the science of food […]

March 29, 2018

Dairy-free, Desserts, Masking & mouthfeel, Sweet dairy flavors, Vegan

The Science of Vegan

Edlong has more than 250 authentic, vegan flavors across all of our flavor categories. You can download more information here. Consumer demand for vegan products is growing. A recent study from Nielsen on behalf of both the Plant Based Foods Association and The Good Food Institute showed sales of vegan alternatives to dairy products increased […]

March 29, 2018

Employee Spotlight

A Sixth Sense for Sensory Analysis

“One of my main goals is to validate our methods, to ensure we are making positive changes to deliver a full sensory experience.” -Julie Drainville As Edlong’s Senior Sensory Scientist, Julie Drainville’s job is to make sure our flavors are living up to expectations in taste, texture and function. In other words, she’s responsible for […]