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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.

authentic dairy taste flavors

May 5, 2021

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Plant-Based

Yes, It Is Possible To Create Authentic Dairy Taste Using Dairy & Non-Dairy Flavors

DAIRY FLAVOR IS MORE THAN TASTE. IT’S TEXTURE AND MOUTHFEEL. IT’S MASKING BITTER OFF-NOTES AND ADDING RICHNESS. SOMETIMES IT’S EVEN DAIRY-FREE. Dairy, in particular, can be a vital component in delivering the complex flavor profiles that create a complete and satisfying culinary experience. That is why using dairy or dairy-free flavors as important components can […]

Butter Flavors

April 23, 2021

Butter flavors, Dairy-free

Bring Regional Authenticity To The Table With Global Butter Flavors

While the pandemic has made passports a thing of the past for many, just because you can’t collect stamps while traveling world it doesn’t mean your taste buds can’t explore international flavors. Edlong’s Global Butter Flavors Collection lets consumers experience US grass-fed richness, Australian/New Zealand creaminess, Latin American sweetness, and European tanginess. Butter flavor profiles […]

Vegan Edam Cheese

April 19, 2021

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Dairy-free, Plant-Based, Vegan

Case Study: Vegan Edam-Style Cheese

GOAL To develop a vegan edam-style cheese with the similar texture and complex, authentic taste of real Edam cheese. PROCESS We began by focusing on ingredients that would create the right texture, all while building in layers of flavor to create an authentic tasting vegan edam-style cheese. Using plant-based fat and functional ingredients like starches […]

plant-based cheeses

March 12, 2021

Cheese flavors, Dairy-free, Plant-Based, Vegan

Why Plant-Based Cheese Is A Struggle. And How To Overcome It!

One of the biggest challenges with which food developers struggle is cheese. The world loves cheese, and we’re eating more of it. In 2020, the number of new cheese launches on the market increased to meet demand by 11% globally over 2019, according to Mintel’s The Future of Cheese: 2021 report. Especially in the US […]

indulgent and healthy snacks

Clean label, Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Snacks & bakery, Vegan

Discover How The Taste of Dairy Can Be Deliciously Indulgent and Healthy

Creating Free-From Snacks? You’re In The Right Place! When creating free-from snacks, free‑from often also ends up meaning free-from taste. With the share of launches making a sugar-related claim more than doubling from 6% in 2015 to 14% in 2019, the expansion in this space is clearly an opportunity not to be missed. Yet, despite […]

plant-based beverages

Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Plant-Based, Vegan

Re-Inventing Plant-Based Beverages

See How To Create Delicious Plant-Based Beverages Good news, new plant-based drink launches were up 2.8% in 2020* compared to in 2019, according to Mintel. And a recent Innova Consumer Survey indicated that the top four reasons for considering plant-based alternatives were health, diet variety, sustainability and taste. That means that when creating plant-based beverages it is […]

plant-based food trends

Dairy-free, Vegan

See How Dairy Can Be Smooth and Creamy: Cultivating Mouthfeel

See How Even Healthy Dairy Can Be Smooth and Creamy with Edlong Solutions Removing fat from beverages creates a consumer perception that it is lesscreamy, and less indulgent. So how can you boost the creaminess of yourbeverage to provide a full, positive sensory experience – without addingfat, gums, or texturizers? Take a peek inside our […]

Top 7 Food Trends of 2021

December 14, 2020

Clean label, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Meals & meal centers, Organics, Plant-Based

Top 7 Food Industry Trends For 2021

Predicting the future of the food and beverage industry isn’t an easy task, especially after a tumultuous 2020 that turned the industry upside down. However, there are some key insights to be noted from the past year that will continue to impact 2021 and, likely, beyond. With 85% of consumers saying they’ve made changes to […]