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Healthy Reduction

Learn About Healthy Reduction and the Science of Taste

More than half of all adults are pursuing a healthy reduction strategy. If you’re not ahead the curve, you’re falling behind. Did you know: 51% of all adults are actively trying to avoid sugar? Food packaging claims influence nearly half of all consumer purchases? Edlong flavors elevate taste and richness in low sugar, low fat […]

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 […]

December 20, 2018

Clean label, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Sweet dairy flavors, Sweet Spot, Vegan

The Biggest 2019 Food Trends (You Read Them Here First)

Some food trends leave a permanent impact on consumer buying habits. Other trends are fleeting. Our food scientists and industry experts are always looking ahead, and behind, to make sure we provide the tools food developers need to capture those significant, long-lasting consumer shifts. We believe the following will be the most impactful and continuing […]

December 20, 2018

Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Vegan

Which 2018 Food Industry Trends Are Here to Stay?

Consumers are notoriously fickle, with fad foods emerging and then disappearing in the blink of an eye. But some food industry trends linger. What food industry trends from 2018 made the biggest splash, and will continue to resonate in 2019? We think three big trends with staying power are culinary indulgence, dairy-free and vegan, and […]

November 29, 2018

Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction

Developing Comfort Food Recipes with a Twist

Healthier classic comfort foods may seem like a contradiction, but Edlong makes permissible indulgence possible. Chefs have long cherished Edlong’s dairy flavors for their versatility and functionality. Edlong flavors allow food manufacturers the ability to develop indulgent, delicious and unique comfort food recipes while reducing commodity costs and with healthier profiles. For example, Edlong boosts […]

November 29, 2018

Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction

Healthy Comfort Food and Permissible Indulgence

It doesn’t only seem that everything old is new again, it is. There’s been a recent rise in nostalgia, led by Millennials (per this article from GenFKC, a website associated with YoungAmerica.org). Polaroid instant cameras for example, have made a big comeback, and so have flannel shirts and acid-washed jeans. Nowhere is the emergence of […]

Edlong low sugar foods and low sodium foods

October 30, 2018

Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Snacks & bakery, Sweet Spot, Vegan

The Demand for Low Sugar Foods, Low Sodium Foods and More—A Snapshot of Healthy Indulgence

Consumer trends are always in flux, and the ability to continuously satisfy those trends necessitates flexibility and proactiveness. Nowhere is that more evident than with healthier foods and beverages such as in low sugar foods, where customer expectations are always rising. The ability to maintain flavor profiles and mouthfeel, despite the absence of sugar, salt […]