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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

Discover the Big Opportunities in Plant-Based Dairy

Dairy is one of the largest growth markets in plant-based foods. Get the insights you need to innovate and win. In our special E-Book, you’ll learn: The 3 distinct paths consumers take when exploring plant-based The 3 plant-based dairy “breakout products” you should be creating Key taste demands of plant-based purchasers and non-purchasers How to […]

November 13, 2019

Sweet Spot, Vegan

Two Ways to Make Plant-Based Food Products Delicious

There’s no room for trial and error when it comes to new product launches. “The American consumer has a choice of over 42,000 SKUs in the typical supermarket. If a product does not taste great, they will never purchase the product again,” reports Nutraceuticals World. Fortunately, Edlong flavors impart the authentic taste of dairy in […]

October 29, 2019

Clean label, Healthy Reduction, Vegan

The Role of Dairy Flavors in Better-for-You Foods and Beverages

If you think health and nutrition are the #1 reason consumers choose better-for-you foods, think again. 52% of consumers list “taste” as the most important factor when choosing plant-based products, compared to 39% who cite “health.” Fortunately, Edlong has more than 250 dairy-free flavors to enhance or add flavor, mask plant protein off-notes, and even […]

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 […]