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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.

February 28, 2017

Butter flavors, Vegan

The Art Of Butter

Few things are more indulgent than butter. Shortbread cookies, flaky pie crust, buttercream frosting and melted butter on popcorn represent just a few of our favorite ways to enjoy butter. But today’s consumer is looking for balance.  They want to indulge in their buttery favorites while still maintaining their health and wellness goals. Healthy and […]

January 24, 2017

Masking & mouthfeel, Snacks & bakery, Sweet dairy flavors

Overcoming Off-Notes

Too much of a good thing Today’s educated consumers know how to purchase foods that speak to their individual health goals, and they expect their snacks to deliver on functionality. Manufacturers have listened, and are creating snacks with more and more healthy ingredients on the label. The result of all this health and wellness is […]

January 24, 2017

Employee Spotlight

From Customer To Senior Food Scientist!

Monica Gotomo Senior Food Scientist Title, location/department, when you started at Edlong. I am a Senior Food Scientist in the Application Group. I joined Edlong in August 2015. How would you describe your typical day? The Application Group covers a wide range of projects. I could be working on a seasoning for chips, a beverage, […]

January 24, 2017

Masking & mouthfeel

Bitterness, Astringency And Balancing Flavors—Solved!

Sweet, salty, sour, umami and bitter The classifications of our organoleptic taste perception do not all impart thoughts of delicious foods that we can’t wait to eat. The relative responsiveness of taste receptors means that we have an innate sensitivity for every component of what we eat. What happens when one of these categories, like […]

December 21, 2016

Giving Back

A Stronger Edlong Enriches

At Edlong, corporate social responsibility is an integral part of our culture. In our ongoing efforts to support our mission, employees and the community at large, we are pleased to launch a renewed, revised and more robust version of our giving back program, Edlong Enriches. To enrich the lives of those we touch Edlong’s mission […]

December 21, 2016

Giving Back

Edlong Makes Record Contribution to Feed My Starving Children

Edlong has proudly supported the Feed My Starving Children organization since 2011.  Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a nonprofit organization that enlists both adult and child volunteers to hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children. The meals are distributed to people who need them most all over the world —from countries affected by natural disasters […]

December 21, 2016

Employee Spotlight

In Celebration of The Edlong Family

A Production Manager with a green thumb, a CFO who speaks Russian, a VP who writes music and a young Flavor Scientist who is an accomplished world traveler! Over the course of the year, we have featured a handful of the extraordinary folks that make working at Edlong lively. Whether we are packing meals together […]

November 29, 2016

Culinary indulgence, Employee Spotlight

Engineered Authenticity—The Science Behind The Art

At Edlong, the culinary arts set the bar high for our flavor scientists. With social media and global connectivity, consumers are increasingly aware of novel taste combinations, healthful dietary habits and experiential taste adventures. In addition, consumers are increasingly scrutinizing product nutrition, sourcing of ingredients and sustainability of raw materials. We believe consumers should never […]