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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.

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 […]

January 29, 2018

Butter flavors, Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Dairy-free, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Healthy Reduction, Vegan

It’s Game-On for Healthier Snacking

With today’s consumer focus on health and wellness, traditional nacho cheese dip faces some serious competition at game-day parties and backyard gatherings. Millions of armchair quarterbacks want an alternative to regular, high-fat nacho cheese dip. At the same time, they still have a passion for global pepper-inspired flavors. Edlong’s Applications Lab created a remarkable Cheddar […]

November 28, 2017

Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction, Snacks & bakery

Chef-inspired Apricot Gouda Scones

The summer of 2017 was a tasty one in the Edlong application kitchens, as our summer intern from the Culinary Institute of America, Austin Kissel, treated us to some of his favorite recipes from Hyde Park, NY. One such example was the gold-standard, chef-inspired apricot gouda scone that Austin baked for us one day. In […]

October 30, 2017

Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Snacks & bakery

Turning “Free-From” Into “Yes-Please

Consumers know what they want in their food and beverages—and what they don’t. They want their meals and snacks to be “free-from” gluten, high calories, allergens, sugar and unhealthy fats. At the same time, they desire wholesome ingredients, more protein, nutrients and vitamins. But there’s still one more key requirement. They demand delicious, authentic taste. […]

August 30, 2016

Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

Consumers Are Going Nuts (And Beans) For Non-Dairy Dairy Products

Edlong Helps Food Manufacturers Solve the Non-Dairy Dairy Dilemma Presented with more options than ever for dairy alternative products, consumers are changing their dairy preferences. Health and occasion are driving their choices. Some see dairy-free products as a way to avoid food intolerances, while others are interested in consuming a wider range of plant-based nutrients, […]

April 19, 2016

Clean label, Healthy Reduction, Milk flavors, Sweet dairy flavors

Changing the Culture of Reduced Added Sugar

Raise your spoon for less added sugar and a clean label It’s no secret that yogurt has exploded in popularity in recent years. The reasons are vast and varied—from high protein content, to digestive health, to convenience. Yogurt is viewed as a means of sensible eating for both snacking and meal occasions across all demographic […]

February 23, 2016

Beverages, Cream flavors, Healthy Reduction, Sweet dairy flavors

Reduce Added Sugar in Chocolate Milk up to 40%

Same Treat – Less Sweet A favorite of kids and adults alike, chocolate milk is viewed as an occasional treat due to its typically high sugar content. Noted as a post-workout recovery drink, chocolate milk could be poised for growth among many consumer segments— if only it had less sugar. A Response to Consumers and […]