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.

May 31, 2017

Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

More Peas Pleeeeez!

The rise of vegan as a lifestyle Individualism is an important trend right now, and not just among Millennials. From our i-devices to single-serve cups of coffee, most consumers want things personalized. As more food options and outlets become available, they are increasingly personalizing their diets as well. The growth in consumption of plant-based products […]

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

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 […]

August 30, 2016

Beverages, Commodity reduction, Dairy-free, Masking & mouthfeel, Sweet Spot

Rise and Shine to 40% Less Added Sugar in Your Latte

Plant-Based and Low Sugar in a Favorite Morning Boost Coffee is the go-to beverage for many people in the morning. As health and wellness goals take center stage for consumers, wouldn’t it be great if that morning dose of caffeine could taste indulgent—with less added sugar? And wouldn’t it be even better if that cuppa […]

August 30, 2016

Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

Consumers Are Going Nuts (And Beans) For Non-Dairy Dairy Products

Edlong Helps Food Manufacturers Solve the Non-Dairy Dairy Dilemma Presented with more options than ever for dairy alternative products, consumers are changing their dairy preferences. Health and occasion are driving their choices. Some see dairy-free products as a way to avoid food intolerances, while others are interested in consuming a wider range of plant-based nutrients, […]

May 24, 2016

Beverages, Masking & mouthfeel

The Secret To Making Protein-Rich Lattes Taste Great

Edlong Solves the Caffeine + Protein Challenge The ready-to-drink coffee category has been on the rise for the past several years, highlighted by the higher consumption of espresso-based and gourmet coffee drinks such as lattes, mochas and cappuccinos among Millennials. These consumers are also looking to add protein to their diet, and are also eager […]

January 20, 2016

Dairy flavors, Masking & mouthfeel, Milk flavors, Sweet dairy flavors

Turn Up the Heat and Watch Our Flavors Excel

We all know heat isn’t always a good thing when it comes to flavor stability. It’s especially a challenge for food technologists to find heat-stable flavors, especially milk and dairy, that successfully withstand these abusive temperatures. Our technology is unique in its ability to retain the desired taste and performance, even in these high-heat conditions. […]

June 24, 2015

Butter flavors, Cultured flavors, Masking & mouthfeel, Milk flavors

Little Fat, Big Flavor…Rethink Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt…the food darling of 2014. If there were a sleeper category for the food Olympics, Greek yogurt would win. It’s not as if it’s new…it’s been around for hundreds of years. And manufacturers have jumped squarely on the back of Greek yogurt because of its thick, rich flavor and flavor versatility. It can be […]