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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 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 […]

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 […]