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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.

September 9, 2019

Beverages, Vegan

Take a Sip of Plant-Based Success

From masking to mouthfeel, our dairy flavors have unique functional benefits beyond those often associated with “flavor.” For example, quite a bit of our research has been devoted to ways to mask off-notes in plant-based beverages, which typically contain bitterness, metallic and cardboard notes. Recently, we conducted sensory evaluations of two different plant-based beverages. The […]

Plant-based

August 28, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

The Functionality of Flavors in Plant-Based Applications

At Edlong our focus is on the creation and application of authentic dairy flavors. Dairy flavors are unique in that they not only impart the authentic taste of dairy to foods and beverages, but our flavors also provide unique functionality including mouthfeel and masking, which are particularly useful in plant-based applications. And with 65% of […]

July 10, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Vegan

How To Deliver Culinary Indulgence

What is “Culinary Indulgence?” For consumers, it’s a creamy golden latte, it’s toasted coconut s’mores, and it’s fudgy chocolate cake with a rich caramel center. For product developers, “culinary indulgence” is a challenge: how to deliver those premium culinary experiences while managing costs, appealing to regional tastes and satisfying growing consumer expectations for authentic profiles. […]

June 27, 2019

Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

Innovative Dairy Technology at IFT

At IFT, we showcased the Art of Possibility, demonstrating how we use innovative dairy technology to invent new profiles and re-imagine the use of existing ones. Among our many highlights were numerous tastings and two special interactive sessions. The Art of Plant-Based During this IFT presentation, we discussed how functional, natural dairy flavors can be […]

Vegan

Learn How to Make Plant-Based Delicious

Plant-based demand is growing. But how do you make a great-tasting pea protein and rice milk beverage? Or a satisfying plant-based dip? Read our whitepaper to see how. Did you know: The plant-based market is expected to reach $30 billion in annual sales by 2023? 65% of consumers are eating more plant-based foods worldwide? Edlong […]

Yogurt

April 29, 2019

Beverages, Cream flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

The Science of Art – Application Spotlight

Satisfying consumer demand for permissible indulgence isn’t easy. But with over 100 years of experience, Edlong offers a complete portfolio of flavors that provides the taste consumers expect, while also adding mouthfeel and richness of character. You’ll find many of our unique functional and taste benefits in our savory kale and artichoke dip, our refreshing […]

65% Nearly two-thirdsof consumersworldwide areeating more plant-based foods.

April 29, 2019

Dairy-free, Vegan

Plant-Based Eating is Here to Stay

When does a trend become mainstream? Is it the number of people on the bandwagon, the longevity of the trend, or globalization? Regardless of how it’s measured, the numbers speak for themselves: plant-based eating can no longer be considered a trend, whether that’s based on sales volume, worldwide acceptance, or a permanent shift in consumer […]

Dips

April 29, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

The 5 Biggest Myths and Misconceptions About a Plant-Based Diet

With more than half of all U.S. consumers eating more plant-based foods and beverages, plant-based diets are here to stay. But there’s still plenty of room for growth. If your consumers are putting up road blocks on jumping aboard the plant-based diet bandwagon, it’s probably because they have heard some, or maybe all, of the […]