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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.

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 […]

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 […]

June 28, 2018

Snacks & bakery, Vegan

Mexico Trend Report: How Edlong Helps Meet Consumer Demands in Mexico

At Edlong, we have long held our finger on the pulse of global food trends, and in particular food trends in Latin America. In Mexico we have an Edlong team dedicated to satisfying local consumer tastes and preferences. Balancing convenience and authenticity Many consumers in Mexico lead busy lifestyles, putting a premium on convenience. In a […]

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 […]

May 30, 2018

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Snacks & bakery, Vegan

A Sample of Where We’ve Been: Our IFT Roadshow Roundup

We love to share our flavors, and look forward to attending shows where we can show-off the authentic taste of dairy. One of our annual highlights is the upcoming IFT show, our main industry trade show. With more than 20,000 attendees, we not only get to educate lots of people on the importance and versatility […]

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

Clean label, Dairy flavors, Snacks & bakery

The Free-From Segment Is Growing, With An Emphasis on Gluten-Free

The term “free-from” can include a variety of items that consumers actively avoid, such as sugar, sodium, dairy and GMOs. However, the free-from trend that has grown into the largest legitimate market segment is gluten-free. There are entire sections of recipe websites devoted to gluten-free cooking. Instagram boasts more than 17 million posts that include […]