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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.

plant-based consumer demand vegan plate

November 11, 2020

Commodity reduction, Dressings, Sauces, Dips

How To Elevate The Craveability of Plant-Based Non-Vegan Foods

Plant-based foods may be all the rage, but formulators must remember that “plant-based” is not a synonym for “vegan.” There’s no regulation around the term plant-based. In fact, there’s nothing preventing a plant-based food from containing cheese; after all, cheese makes everything taste better. A shift towards plant-based non-vegan foods just might be the perfect […]

commodity reduction for food manufacturing

November 2, 2020

Cheese applications, Commodity reduction, Dairy flavors, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Uncategorized

More Flavor, Less Cost: Meet 'Cost-In-Use'

The bottom line is, your bottom line is important. Commodity reduction is key to saving on product cost from shipping and storage of ingredients to commodity costs. However, with Mintel reporting that “nearly 75% of consumers use taste as the primary guide in food choice,” it is more important now than ever to ensure that […]

Dairy-based condiments

October 13, 2020

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Commodity reduction, Dairy flavors, Dressings, Sauces, Dips

Delivering Dairy Deliciousness Without Dairy Pricing: Dairy-Based Condiments

Trending Concepts in Dairy-Based Condiments Like Dressings, Dips, and Sauces What came first, the Buffalo wing or the blue cheese sauce, the tortilla chip or the queso, the chip or the dip? It’s not important; what matters is that dairy-based condiments add a delicious layer of flavor to their carrier, turning the ordinary into memorable […]

February 26, 2019

Clean label, Commodity reduction, Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Edlong in the News

Our Very Busy Food Technology Show March

Natural Products Expo WestMarch 7-9Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CABooth #388 – Hall A When you’re at this food technology show stop by booth #388 – Hall A, and see how Edlong combines unmatched flavor science and culinary artistry to deliver improved indulgence. We’ll be featuring a couple of delicious demos–a plant-based, all-natural and vegan “Speculoos-Style” […]

February 26, 2019

Commodity reduction, Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction

Trends at a Glance: The Science of Taste

Consumer demand for permissible indulgence is at an all-time high. Nearly a third of global consumers want low sodium and salt products, and nearly the same amount want foods with low sugar and low fat. Yet they still expect great taste. Check out our infographic to see how much healthy reduction and food packaging claims […]

February 26, 2019

Commodity reduction, Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel

How to Meet the Delicious Demand for Healthy Food

One of the biggest trends in snacking today is permissible indulgence, which refers to decadent snacks or foods with an added health benefit, convenient portion sizes, or with an unhealthy attribute reduced or removed. This could mean a vegan cookie, or an otherwise indulgent snack with reduced fat and sodium. Food and beverage manufacturers around […]

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 […]