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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.

July 16, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Employee Spotlight

Three Perspectives on Incorporating Culinary Artistry in Flavor Science

We recently posed questions to three Edlong team members to understand how they use flavor science and culinary artistry to deliver authentic dairy taste, and Gold Standard recipes. We welcomed Corporate Research Chef Anne Druschitz CRC®, Junior Food Scientist (and recent CIA grad) Madison Giacherio, and Edlong R&D Applications Intern (and also recent CIA grad) […]

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. […]

Culinary indulgence

The Art of Indulgence, and How to Create Better, Healthier Snacks

How do you turn “Free-From” into “Yes, Please?” How do you take advantage of consumer demand by providing a snack that is both healthy and delicious? Our whitepaper has the answers. Did you know: Sales for products with no sugar or reduced sugar are increasing 11% a year? 60% of consumers eat at least some […]

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 […]

February 26, 2019

Clean label, Commodity reduction, Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Edlong in the News

Our Very Busy Food Technology Show March

Natural Products Expo WestMarch 7-9Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CABooth #388 – Hall A When you’re at this food technology show stop by booth #388 – Hall A, and see how Edlong combines unmatched flavor science and culinary artistry to deliver improved indulgence. We’ll be featuring a couple of delicious demos–a plant-based, all-natural and vegan “Speculoos-Style” […]

February 26, 2019

Commodity reduction, Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction

Trends at a Glance: The Science of Taste

Consumer demand for permissible indulgence is at an all-time high. Nearly a third of global consumers want low sodium and salt products, and nearly the same amount want foods with low sugar and low fat. Yet they still expect great taste. Check out our infographic to see how much healthy reduction and food packaging claims […]

February 26, 2019

Commodity reduction, Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel

How to Meet the Delicious Demand for Healthy Food

One of the biggest trends in snacking today is permissible indulgence, which refers to decadent snacks or foods with an added health benefit, convenient portion sizes, or with an unhealthy attribute reduced or removed. This could mean a vegan cookie, or an otherwise indulgent snack with reduced fat and sodium. Food and beverage manufacturers around […]

December 20, 2018

Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Vegan

Which 2018 Food Industry Trends Are Here to Stay?

Consumers are notoriously fickle, with fad foods emerging and then disappearing in the blink of an eye. But some food industry trends linger. What food industry trends from 2018 made the biggest splash, and will continue to resonate in 2019? We think three big trends with staying power are culinary indulgence, dairy-free and vegan, and […]