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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.

July 31, 2018

Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

When the Science and Art of Dairy Taste Swept Through the Windy City

If you stopped by our IFT Expo booth, you saw the smiles. You probably had one yourself. Who could resist a grin after one of our wonderful tastings, and discovering how we can capture the creamy, rich taste of dairy even in non-diary applications? We also had presentations, discussions and lots of great information to […]

May 30, 2018

Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Snacks & bakery, Sweet dairy flavors, Vegan

How to Make Indulgent Sweet & Salty Free-From Snacks

For many products, free-from also means free-from taste. Despite rapidly growing consumer demand, reduced sugar and sodium products often leave consumers disappointed. According to an article from Food Business News, over the last five years snacking products with non-GMO claims have climbed by more than 18% a year, and sales of products with no sugar […]

May 30, 2018

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Snacks & bakery, Vegan

A Sample of Where We’ve Been: Our IFT Roadshow Roundup

We love to share our flavors, and look forward to attending shows where we can show-off the authentic taste of dairy. One of our annual highlights is the upcoming IFT show, our main industry trade show. With more than 20,000 attendees, we not only get to educate lots of people on the importance and versatility […]

April 30, 2018

Cheese flavors, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Masking & mouthfeel

What Makes a Flavor Authentic?

Flavor is more than taste; it’s texture and mouthfeel. It’s masking bitter off-notes and adding richness. Dairy, in particular, can be a vital component in delivering the complex flavor profiles that create a complete and satisfying culinary experience. That’s why Edlong dairy flavors are important components in helping companies build authentic formulations, especially when ingredients […]

March 29, 2018

Dairy-free, Desserts, Masking & mouthfeel, Sweet dairy flavors, Vegan

The Science of Vegan

Edlong has more than 250 authentic, vegan flavors across all of our flavor categories. You can download more information here. Consumer demand for vegan products is growing. A recent study from Nielsen on behalf of both the Plant Based Foods Association and The Good Food Institute showed sales of vegan alternatives to dairy products increased […]

February 28, 2018

Beverages, Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Cream flavors, Dairy-free, Sweet Spot

The Science of Dairy-Free

Edlong has more than 250 authentic, dairy-free flavors across all of our flavor categories. You can download more information here. The growth in innovation and new product launches in dairy-free milks has been well documented in recent years. According to Mintel, the growth in non-dairy milk is expected to continue through 2022 and show strong […]

January 29, 2018

Butter flavors, Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Dairy-free, Dressings, Sauces, Dips, Healthy Reduction, Vegan

It’s Game-On for Healthier Snacking

With today’s consumer focus on health and wellness, traditional nacho cheese dip faces some serious competition at game-day parties and backyard gatherings. Millions of armchair quarterbacks want an alternative to regular, high-fat nacho cheese dip. At the same time, they still have a passion for global pepper-inspired flavors. Edlong’s Applications Lab created a remarkable Cheddar […]

December 20, 2017

Dairy-free, Sweet dairy flavors, Vegan

How Sweet It Is

You may already know that for more than 100 years, Edlong has pioneered the use of processes applied to dairy to expertly replicate authentic dairy taste. What you may not know is that this includes expertise in the sweet compounds inherent to dairy that create the tastes we all love. Edlong has a full library […]