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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 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 […]

Yogurt

April 29, 2019

Beverages, Cream flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

The Science of Art – Application Spotlight

Satisfying consumer demand for permissible indulgence isn’t easy. But with over 100 years of experience, Edlong offers a complete portfolio of flavors that provides the taste consumers expect, while also adding mouthfeel and richness of character. You’ll find many of our unique functional and taste benefits in our savory kale and artichoke dip, our refreshing […]

Edlong reduced added sugar yogurt

October 30, 2018

Beverages, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Sweet Spot, Vegan

Reduced Added Sugar, but Not Reduced Indulgence

As the only flavor company dedicated exclusively to dairy flavors, our expertise in capturing the inherent sweetness of dairy, even in dairy-free and vegan products, is unique and unmatched. We help create indulgent and delicious applications with reduced added sugar in foods and beverages throughout the world. Three applications are particularly in demand from customers […]

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. […]

February 28, 2018

Beverages, Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Cream flavors, Dairy-free, Sweet Spot

The Science of Dairy-Free

Edlong has more than 250 authentic, dairy-free flavors across all of our flavor categories. You can download more information here. The growth in innovation and new product launches in dairy-free milks has been well documented in recent years. According to Mintel, the growth in non-dairy milk is expected to continue through 2022 and show strong […]

June 29, 2017

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

Delivering The Science Behind The Art

It’s the science of delicious, the craft behind the authentic dairy tastes we’re famous for. At IFT this year, we gave each of our visitors tastes of how dairy flavor experts at Edlong balance science and artistry to create authentic dairy profiles. We offered four menu items each a unique and mouthwatering example of how […]

August 30, 2016

Beverages, Commodity reduction, Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Sweet Spot

Rise and Shine to 40% Less Added Sugar in Your Latte

Plant-Based and Low Sugar in a Favorite Morning Boost Coffee is the go-to beverage for many people in the morning. As health and wellness goals take center stage for consumers, wouldn’t it be great if that morning dose of caffeine could taste indulgent—with less added sugar? And wouldn’t it be even better if that cuppa […]

May 24, 2016

Beverages, Masking & mouthfeel

The Secret To Making Protein-Rich Lattes Taste Great

Edlong Solves the Caffeine + Protein Challenge The ready-to-drink coffee category has been on the rise for the past several years, highlighted by the higher consumption of espresso-based and gourmet coffee drinks such as lattes, mochas and cappuccinos among Millennials. These consumers are also looking to add protein to their diet, and are also eager […]