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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.

Yogurt

April 29, 2019

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 […]

December 20, 2018

Clean label, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Sweet dairy flavors, Sweet Spot, Vegan

The Biggest 2019 Food Trends (You Read Them Here First)

Some food trends leave a permanent impact on consumer buying habits. Other trends are fleeting. Our food scientists and industry experts are always looking ahead, and behind, to make sure we provide the tools food developers need to capture those significant, long-lasting consumer shifts. We believe the following will be the most impactful and continuing […]

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 […]

Edlong low sugar foods and low sodium foods

October 30, 2018

Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Snacks & bakery, Sweet Spot, Vegan

The Demand for Low Sugar Foods, Low Sodium Foods and More—A Snapshot of Healthy Indulgence

Consumer trends are always in flux, and the ability to continuously satisfy those trends necessitates flexibility and proactiveness. Nowhere is that more evident than with healthier foods and beverages such as in low sugar foods, where customer expectations are always rising. The ability to maintain flavor profiles and mouthfeel, despite the absence of sugar, salt […]

Edlong reduced added sugar yogurt

October 30, 2018

Beverages, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Sweet Spot, Vegan

Reduced Added Sugar, but Not Reduced Indulgence

As the only flavor company dedicated exclusively to dairy flavors, our expertise in capturing the inherent sweetness of dairy, even in dairy-free and vegan products, is unique and unmatched. We help create indulgent and delicious applications with reduced added sugar in foods and beverages throughout the world. Three applications are particularly in demand from customers […]

Edlong achieves flavor functionality in cheese analogs

September 26, 2018

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Commodity reduction, Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

How Edlong Adds Flavor Functionality and Freshness

At Edlong, we make achieving the authentic taste of dairy look easy; it’s not. Adding freshness and flavor functionality to foods and beverages, including processed foods, analog cheese and vegan products, is a common challenge for our customers. Our years of experience give us the expertise to meet that challenge. Our dedicated flavor scientists and […]