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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.

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 […]

September 28, 2016

Culinary indulgence, Seasonings, Snacks & bakery, Sweet dairy flavors

Snack Time Inspiration From all Corners Of The Globe

Snack Time Inspiration From all Corners of the Globe The cultural diversity of food, as illustrated by the variety of regional cuisines, raises the question of whether there are any flavor combinations that transcend individual tastes. At Edlong we like to put our cultural diversity to use when creating new, innovative and on-trend applications. Three […]

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 […]

January 20, 2016

Dairy flavors, Masking & mouthfeel, Milk flavors, Sweet dairy flavors

Turn Up the Heat and Watch Our Flavors Excel

We all know heat isn’t always a good thing when it comes to flavor stability. It’s especially a challenge for food technologists to find heat-stable flavors, especially milk and dairy, that successfully withstand these abusive temperatures. Our technology is unique in its ability to retain the desired taste and performance, even in these high-heat conditions. […]

December 16, 2015

Butter flavors, Snacks & bakery, Sweet dairy flavors

Pop Over to Island-Inspired Snacking

SNACKING ON ISLAND TIME Most closely associated with satisfying a craving or watching a movie, popcorn is a blank canvas for exploring new flavors. In Edlong’s proprietary snacking study this year, we discovered that four out of five snacking occasions center on taste and the consumer’s eating experience. Coupled with its inherent health halo, popcorn […]

October 27, 2015

Beverages, Sweet dairy flavors

Multitask your Meal

Many of us depend on, no make that crave, a big cup of coffee to wake us up in the morning or to reinvigorate us mid-afternoon. Sometimes we even choose coffee for breakfast when we know we ought to have something more nutritious and filling. Consumers’ busy schedules can leave little time for sit-down meals, […]

November 4, 2014

Cheese flavors, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Sweet dairy flavors

Bacon One Better

Bacon…it’s everywhere consumers want it to be, which is EVERYWHERE. Bacon is the king of food trends these days and doesn’t seem to be fading anytime soon. We thought we had seen pretty much everything that can be done with bacon. Ice cream, vodka, coffee, even lip balm…if it’s a food item, it’s a sure […]