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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.

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 […]

Edlong achieves flavor functionality in cheese analogs

September 26, 2018

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Commodity reduction, Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

How Edlong Adds Flavor Functionality and Freshness

At Edlong, we make achieving the authentic taste of dairy look easy; it’s not. Adding freshness and flavor functionality to foods and beverages, including processed foods, analog cheese and vegan products, is a common challenge for our customers. Our years of experience give us the expertise to meet that challenge. Our dedicated flavor scientists and […]

edlong-analog-cheese

September 26, 2018

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Commodity reduction, Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

Unequaled Expertise in Analog Cheese Applications

Cheese can make anything taste better, so analog cheese can be a great tool in any food developer’s toolkit. But while food processors may know dairy analogs reduce cost and improve functionality, they might be concerned about flavor authenticity. That’s where Edlong shines. With application labs in Europe and North America, Edlong delivers dairy taste […]

April 30, 2018

Cheese flavors, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Masking & mouthfeel

What Makes a Flavor Authentic?

Flavor is more than taste; it’s texture and mouthfeel. It’s masking bitter off-notes and adding richness. Dairy, in particular, can be a vital component in delivering the complex flavor profiles that create a complete and satisfying culinary experience. That’s why Edlong dairy flavors are important components in helping companies build authentic formulations, especially when ingredients […]

March 29, 2018

Dairy-free, Desserts, Masking & mouthfeel, Sweet dairy flavors, Vegan

The Science of Vegan

Edlong has more than 250 authentic, vegan flavors across all of our flavor categories. You can download more information here. Consumer demand for vegan products is growing. A recent study from Nielsen on behalf of both the Plant Based Foods Association and The Good Food Institute showed sales of vegan alternatives to dairy products increased […]

May 31, 2017

Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

More Peas Pleeeeez!

The rise of vegan as a lifestyle Individualism is an important trend right now, and not just among Millennials. From our i-devices to single-serve cups of coffee, most consumers want things personalized. As more food options and outlets become available, they are increasingly personalizing their diets as well. The growth in consumption of plant-based products […]

January 24, 2017

Masking & mouthfeel, Snacks & bakery, Sweet dairy flavors

Overcoming Off-Notes

Too much of a good thing Today’s educated consumers know how to purchase foods that speak to their individual health goals, and they expect their snacks to deliver on functionality. Manufacturers have listened, and are creating snacks with more and more healthy ingredients on the label. The result of all this health and wellness is […]