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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.

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 […]

January 29, 2018

Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Healthy Reduction, Sweet Spot

The Science of Less

Consumers are becoming more progressive in pursuit of their health and wellness, and this is even more apparent at the start of a new year, when resolutions focus on healthy lifestyle habits. According to The Hartman Group’s Health + Wellness 2017 report, 52% of consumers have changed their views and have become more engaged in […]

January 29, 2018

Butter flavors, Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Dairy-free, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Healthy Reduction, Vegan

It’s Game-On for Healthier Snacking

With today’s consumer focus on health and wellness, traditional nacho cheese dip faces some serious competition at game-day parties and backyard gatherings. Millions of armchair quarterbacks want an alternative to regular, high-fat nacho cheese dip. At the same time, they still have a passion for global pepper-inspired flavors. Edlong’s Applications Lab created a remarkable Cheddar […]

November 28, 2017

Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction, Snacks & bakery

Chef-inspired Apricot Gouda Scones

The summer of 2017 was a tasty one in the Edlong application kitchens, as our summer intern from the Culinary Institute of America, Austin Kissel, treated us to some of his favorite recipes from Hyde Park, NY. One such example was the gold-standard, chef-inspired apricot gouda scone that Austin baked for us one day. In […]

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. […]

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 […]

August 30, 2017

Butter flavors, Commodity reduction, Snacks & bakery

2 Kinds Of Butter Cookies, Zero Commodity Butter

Sweet and tangy variations on a theme The flavor and applications scientists at Edlong are always working on new developments that are delicious and on-target with consumer trends. A perfect example of this is our butter cookies that we created without any real butter. Two different versions of this cookie were developed. The first uses […]

July 27, 2017

Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Snacks & bakery

The Taj Mahal Of Deliciousness

Travel to India without the jet lag Edlong is continually looking for ways to balance science and artistry to create authentic taste. Recently our culinary and food scientists developed a variety of snacks that incorporate flavor profiles and spices that are true to some much-loved Indian dishes. We took into account the regional influences across India, […]