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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.

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 […]

Edlong reduced added sugar yogurt

October 30, 2018

Beverages, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Sweet Spot, Vegan

Reduced Added Sugar, but Not Reduced Indulgence

As the only flavor company dedicated exclusively to dairy flavors, our expertise in capturing the inherent sweetness of dairy, even in dairy-free and vegan products, is unique and unmatched. We help create indulgent and delicious applications with reduced added sugar in foods and beverages throughout the world. Three applications are particularly in demand from customers […]

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 […]

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 […]