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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 26, 2019

Commodity reduction, Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction

Trends at a Glance: The Science of Taste

Consumer demand for permissible indulgence is at an all-time high. Nearly a third of global consumers want low sodium and salt products, and nearly the same amount want foods with low sugar and low fat. Yet they still expect great taste. Check out our infographic to see how much healthy reduction and food packaging claims […]

February 26, 2019

Commodity reduction, Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel

How to Meet the Delicious Demand for Healthy Food

One of the biggest trends in snacking today is permissible indulgence, which refers to decadent snacks or foods with an added health benefit, convenient portion sizes, or with an unhealthy attribute reduced or removed. This could mean a vegan cookie, or an otherwise indulgent snack with reduced fat and sodium. Food and beverage manufacturers around […]

December 20, 2018

Edlong in the News, Employee Spotlight, Giving Back

Season’s greetings from your friends at Edlong.

We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body. –Paulo Coelho We’re proud of our history of giving, both during this joyful holiday season, and all year long. For example, our Edlong Enriches program was established to connect our community support initiatives with our mission […]

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 […]

November 29, 2018

Giving Back

Our Continuing Commitment to Ronald McDonald House Charities

Corporate social responsibility is an integral part of Edlong, and Edlong’s culture. We consistently exceed our contribution goal of 1% of annual profits. Our commitment to social responsibility is also epitomized by our Edlong Enriches program. Led by our employee-driven Giving Back Team, our Edlong Enriches program helps us fulfill our mission of enriching the lives […]

November 29, 2018

Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction

Developing Comfort Food Recipes with a Twist

Healthier classic comfort foods may seem like a contradiction, but Edlong makes permissible indulgence possible. Chefs have long cherished Edlong’s dairy flavors for their versatility and functionality. Edlong flavors allow food manufacturers the ability to develop indulgent, delicious and unique comfort food recipes while reducing commodity costs and with healthier profiles. For example, Edlong boosts […]

November 29, 2018

Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction

Healthy Comfort Food and Permissible Indulgence

It doesn’t only seem that everything old is new again, it is. There’s been a recent rise in nostalgia, led by Millennials (per this article from GenFKC, a website associated with YoungAmerica.org). Polaroid instant cameras for example, have made a big comeback, and so have flannel shirts and acid-washed jeans. Nowhere is the emergence of […]