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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 Food Trends

November 19, 2020

Dairy-free, Vegan

Meeting The Need To Create Plant-Based Foods That Taste Good

Solving The Biggest Plant-Based Food Manufacturing Challenges As Demand For Plant-Based Continues Growing Consumers are increasingly turning to plant-based diets. For some, it’s for health advantages like to lose weight, avoid allergens, or to lessen the risk of other illnesses. For others, it may be due to concern for the environment and meat production’s toll […]

Plant-Based Food Plate e-Book

Dairy-free, Vegan

Filling The Plant-Based Food Plate Playbook

Solving Plant-Based Food Challenges No matter what reason draws people to increase their consumption of plants and decrease — if not eliminate — eating meats and other animal-based products, food manufacturers are taking the lead in creating more plant-based options to meet growing consumer demand. For food manufacturers and their food scientists, the key to […]

COVID-19 Impacts Plant-Based Food Consumption Trends

October 26, 2020

Dairy-free, Vegan

Must-Know COVID-19 Plant-Based Consumer Impacts

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the global food and beverage industry on an unprecedented scale, mostly driven by changing consumer behaviors and demand. Keeping a pulse on industry trends is more important than ever for food producers, especially those in rapidly growing markets like plant-based and organics. According to the International Food Information Council’s (IFIC) 2020 […]

July 10, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Vegan

How To Deliver Culinary Indulgence

What is “Culinary Indulgence?” For consumers, it’s a creamy golden latte, it’s toasted coconut s’mores, and it’s fudgy chocolate cake with a rich caramel center. For product developers, “culinary indulgence” is a challenge: how to deliver those premium culinary experiences while managing costs, appealing to regional tastes and satisfying growing consumer expectations for authentic profiles. […]

June 27, 2019

Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

Innovative Dairy Technology at IFT

At IFT, we showcased the Art of Possibility, demonstrating how we use innovative dairy technology to invent new profiles and re-imagine the use of existing ones. Among our many highlights were numerous tastings and two special interactive sessions. The Art of Plant-Based During this IFT presentation, we discussed how functional, natural dairy flavors can be […]

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 […]

65% Nearly two-thirdsof consumersworldwide areeating more plant-based foods.

April 29, 2019

Dairy-free, Vegan

Plant-Based Eating is Here to Stay

When does a trend become mainstream? Is it the number of people on the bandwagon, the longevity of the trend, or globalization? Regardless of how it’s measured, the numbers speak for themselves: plant-based eating can no longer be considered a trend, whether that’s based on sales volume, worldwide acceptance, or a permanent shift in consumer […]

Dips

April 29, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

The 5 Biggest Myths and Misconceptions About a Plant-Based Diet

With more than half of all U.S. consumers eating more plant-based foods and beverages, plant-based diets are here to stay. But there’s still plenty of room for growth. If your consumers are putting up road blocks on jumping aboard the plant-based diet bandwagon, it’s probably because they have heard some, or maybe all, of the […]