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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.

Vegan Edam Cheese

April 19, 2021

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Dairy-free, Plant-Based, Vegan

Case Study: Vegan Edam-Style Cheese

GOAL To develop a vegan edam-style cheese with the similar texture and complex, authentic taste of real Edam cheese. PROCESS We began by focusing on ingredients that would create the right texture, all while building in layers of flavor to create an authentic tasting vegan edam-style cheese. Using plant-based fat and functional ingredients like starches […]

plant-based cheeses

March 12, 2021

Cheese flavors, Dairy-free, Plant-Based, Vegan

Why Plant-Based Cheese Is A Struggle. And How To Overcome It!

One of the biggest challenges with which food developers struggle is cheese. The world loves cheese, and we’re eating more of it. In 2020, the number of new cheese launches on the market increased to meet demand by 11% globally over 2019, according to Mintel’s The Future of Cheese: 2021 report. Especially in the US […]

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 […]

Food Transparency Clean Label

February 4, 2021

Clean label, Plant-Based, Uncategorized, Vegan

Food Transparency Is Trending In 2021

2021 Top Trends: #1. A Focus on Food Transparency With unprecedented information at their fingertips and global issues like health and sustainability at the forefront of consumer minds, it’s no surprise that Innova listed Transparency as the number one trend to keep an eye on in 2021 for the Food & Beverage industry. If you […]

plant-based beverages

Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Plant-Based, Vegan

Re-Inventing Plant-Based Beverages

See How To Create Delicious Plant-Based Beverages Good news, new plant-based drink launches were up 2.8% in 2020* compared to in 2019, according to Mintel. And a recent Innova Consumer Survey indicated that the top four reasons for considering plant-based alternatives were health, diet variety, sustainability and taste. That means that when creating plant-based beverages it is […]

plant-based food trends

Dairy-free, Vegan

See How Dairy Can Be Smooth and Creamy: Cultivating Mouthfeel

See How Even Healthy Dairy Can Be Smooth and Creamy with Edlong Solutions Removing fat from beverages creates a consumer perception that it is lesscreamy, and less indulgent. So how can you boost the creaminess of yourbeverage to provide a full, positive sensory experience – without addingfat, gums, or texturizers? Take a peek inside our […]

plant-based food trends

Dairy-free, Vegan

Plant-Based Food Innovation Trends

What’s Fueling Today’s Plant-Based Buzz? As plant-based consumption accelerates from food trend to food revolution status, global consumer interest in plant-based ingredients is also intensifying. According to global consumer research conducted by Innova Market Insights, right now, 3 out of every 5 shoppers are looking to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diet. This means having a comfortable understanding […]

Plant-Based Ingredients

November 30, 2020

Dairy-free, Vegan

Plant-Based Food Innovation Trends: What’s Fueling Today’s Plant-Based Buzz?

As plant-based consumption accelerates from food trend to food revolution status, global consumer interest in plant-based ingredients is also intensifying. According to global consumer research conducted by Innova Market Insights, right now, 3 out of every 5 shoppers are looking to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diet. This means having a comfortable understanding of […]