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.

June 29, 2017

Clean label, Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Vegan

Balancing Science And Art At IFT

Did you miss the National IFT Expo in Las Vegas? If you did, you not only missed a great expo, but you missed seeing how Edlong delivers The Science of Delicious. At Edlong our dairy flavor experts are renowned for their ability to balance flavor science and culinary artistry to create authentic taste in food […]

May 31, 2017

Butter flavors, Cheese flavors, Vegan

A Pat And A Slice Of Vegan Goodness

Non-Dairy Almond Butter A great example of a vegan application that was developed with the healthy vegan consumer in mind is the non-dairy butter that we recently featured. It starts with coconut oil and almond milk and uses a Natural Edlong Butter flavor that was created in the style of European cultured butters. The standard […]

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 […]