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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 […]

free-from clean label popcorn snack

March 3, 2021

Clean label, Healthy Reduction, Snacks & bakery

Creating Free-From Snacks: How to Achieve Permissible Indulgence in Sweet & Salty Snacks

Healthy Free-From Snacks Are Trending 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 rapidly growing demand […]

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 […]

permissibly indulgent better-for-you foods

January 4, 2021

Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Plant-Based, Sweet Spot, Uncategorized

How To Create Permissibly Indulgent Better-For-You Foods

Taste. Consumers say it’s the #1 reason they purchase a food or beverage. But they also want to eat healthy. Fortunately, there are a variety of flavor technologies available to elevate the taste and richness of low-sugar, low-fat and low-sodium products so food manufacturers can create permissibly indulgent Better-For-You foods. In fact, with half of […]

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 […]

December 18, 2019

Clean label, Healthy Reduction, Vegan

The 7 Top Industry Food Trends 2020

Predicting food trends isn’t always easy, or accurate. We’ve carefully combed through  the predictions for 2020, and while some seem dubious, others look to be right on the mark. At Edlong, we continually monitor trends, helping our clients meet taste and labeling demands for new innovations, as well as tried-and-true classics. We believe the following […]

October 29, 2019

Clean label, Healthy Reduction, Vegan

The Role of Dairy Flavors in Better-for-You Foods and Beverages

If you think health and nutrition are the #1 reason consumers choose better-for-you foods, think again. 52% of consumers list “taste” as the most important factor when choosing plant-based products, compared to 39% who cite “health.” Fortunately, Edlong has more than 250 dairy-free flavors to enhance or add flavor, mask plant protein off-notes, and even […]

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 […]