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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.

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 […]

Edlong Employees Mission_Who We Are

March 5, 2021

Edlong in the News

International Women's Day: An Interview with Edlong's President & CEO Laurette Rondenet

“Sometimes it’s more comfortable to be invisible, and that challenge around ‘imposter syndrome’ is one we’ve all gotta break.” – Laurette Rondenet, President & CEO, Edlong In celebration of International Women’s Day, make sure to watch the full video to hear from our President and CEO Laurette Rondenet about the experiences and advice that has […]

free-from clean label popcorn snack

March 3, 2021

Clean label, Healthy Reduction, Snacks & bakery

Creating Free-From Snacks: How to Achieve Permissible Indulgence in Sweet & Salty Snacks

Healthy Free-From Snacks Are Trending 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 rapidly growing demand […]

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 […]

creating food products for at-home kitchens

February 15, 2021

Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors

Five Tips For Creating Food Products That Bring The Restaurant Experience to Home Kitchens

An Interview with Edlong’s Chef Anne Since the start of the COVID pandemic, more and more people are eating at home but still looking for restaurant quality, flavorful dishes for themselves and their families. Even as some restaurants start to reopen and with the hope that the new vaccine rollout brings, many still opt to […]

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 food

January 29, 2021

Plant-Based

Why Food Manufacturers Must Overcome Plant-Based Food Challenges

While the plant-based food market has a significant upside, these foods still face obstacles that manufacturers have struggled to overcome. Flavor houses specialize in helping food manufacturers overcome these common, and sometimes tricky, plant-based food challenges. Why is it so important to overcome these challenges? “The first challenge is getting consumers to make the initial […]

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 […]