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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.

April 27, 2017

Cheese flavors, Cultured flavors, Snacks & bakery

Seven Flavors, One Bite, Seventh Heaven

The flavor layering trend is continuing to gain momentum. Botanicals, smoky flavors, seaweed, middle-Eastern, spicy and other flavors are appearing in unexpected places, in sweet, savory and beverage applications. With its multitude of flavors, seven-layer dip was a natural place for Edlong scientists and artists to dip into flavor layering. Our seven-layer dip bites are […]

April 27, 2017

Employee Spotlight

Maintaining The Highest Level Of Quality, Even In A Flurry Of Provolone

Ashwin Gandhi Senior Quality Control Technician Title, location/department, when you started at Edlong. I am a Senior Quality Control Technician at Edlong’s Elk Grove Village location. I started in October 2002. How would you describe your typical day? A typical day starts with routine lab start-up tasks, and progresses into product testing, analysis of raw […]

March 30, 2017

Butter flavors, Clean label, Dairy flavors, Soups & sides

You Bring The Tomatoes. We’ll Bring The Authentic Cheese Flavor.

Making a Classic Clean Label One of the most beloved and comforting food pairings is grilled cheese and tomato soup. The combination of cheesy, buttery goodness with the bright, tangy qualities of tomato soup are a classic taste profile. Although delicious, this pairing requires a little effort and some canned soups leave much to be […]

March 30, 2017

Clean label

The Complex Science Behind Simple, Clean Labels

Clean Label Any Way You Need It It doesn’t take much searching into 2017 food trends to realize that clean label is more important to consumers than ever. But what is clean label anyway? Just like many consumer health and wellness goals, everyone has their own definition. The definition of clean label, or pantry-friendly labeling, […]

March 30, 2017

Employee Spotlight

Colossal Team Spirit, Clones And Cannolis

Shawn Ressler Applications Analyst Title, location/department, when you started at Edlong. My title is Applications Analyst and I work in the Applications department. I officially started on December 7 2015, but actually started working at Edlong on May 26, 2015. How would you describe your typical day? A typical day for me can vary dramatically, […]

February 28, 2017

Dairy flavors, Snacks & bakery

The Science of Bread

Antioxidants are hailed for their health and wellness benefits. A class of molecule that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules, antioxidants occur naturally in numerous fruits, vegetables, nuts and herbs. Antioxidants are everywhere on store shelves. They’ve found their way into a wide variety of consumer products, from juices and smoothies to skin care products. […]

February 28, 2017

Employee Spotlight

A Flavor For Language And Learning

Mario Jez Junior Flavorist Title, location/department, when you started at Edlong. I am a Junior Flavorist in the Elk Grove Village R&D Flavor Lab. I started working at Edlong in June, 2011. How would you describe your typical day? I start each day preparing a set of flavor compounds for our internal chem review sensory […]

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 […]