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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.

May 31, 2017

Employee Spotlight

From Applications … To An App That Saved the Day!

Anne-Marie Butler Applications Manager, Europe Title, location/department, when you started at Edlong. My title is Applications Manager. I work in Edlong’s Ireland office, and I joined the company in November, 2012. How would you describe your typical day? When everything goes to plan, my typical day is split across tasting in the early morning, lab […]

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 […]

April 27, 2017

Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors

The Science Of Flavor Layering

When a chef creates a recipe, flavor layering is in practice as ingredients and cooking techniques are utilized to build complexity. When the food scientists and chefs at Edlong expertly combine flavor science and artistry to create authentic taste, flavor layering is top of mind. Often, an application calls for ingredients such as whole grains […]

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, […]