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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.

Edlong achieves flavor functionality in cheese analogs

September 26, 2018

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Commodity reduction, Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

How Edlong Adds Flavor Functionality and Freshness

At Edlong, we make achieving the authentic taste of dairy look easy; it’s not. Adding freshness and flavor functionality to foods and beverages, including processed foods, analog cheese and vegan products, is a common challenge for our customers. Our years of experience give us the expertise to meet that challenge. Our dedicated flavor scientists and […]

edlong-analog-cheese

September 26, 2018

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Commodity reduction, Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

Unequaled Expertise in Analog Cheese Applications

Cheese can make anything taste better, so analog cheese can be a great tool in any food developer’s toolkit. But while food processors may know dairy analogs reduce cost and improve functionality, they might be concerned about flavor authenticity. That’s where Edlong shines. With application labs in Europe and North America, Edlong delivers dairy taste […]

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 […]

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 […]