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.

creating food products for at-home kitchens

February 15, 2021

Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors

Five Tips For Creating Food Products That Bring The Restaurant Experience to Home Kitchens

An Interview with Edlong’s Chef Anne Since the start of the COVID pandemic, more and more people are eating at home but still looking for restaurant quality, flavorful dishes for themselves and their families. Even as some restaurants start to reopen and with the hope that the new vaccine rollout brings, many still opt to […]

Food Transparency Clean Label

February 4, 2021

Clean label, Plant-Based, Uncategorized, Vegan

Food Transparency Is Trending In 2021

2021 Top Trends: #1. A Focus on Food Transparency With unprecedented information at their fingertips and global issues like health and sustainability at the forefront of consumer minds, it’s no surprise that Innova listed Transparency as the number one trend to keep an eye on in 2021 for the Food & Beverage industry. If you […]

plant-based food

January 29, 2021


Why Food Manufacturers Must Overcome Plant-Based Food Challenges

While the plant-based food market has a significant upside, these foods still face obstacles that manufacturers have struggled to overcome. Flavor houses specialize in helping food manufacturers overcome these common, and sometimes tricky, plant-based food challenges. Why is it so important to overcome these challenges? “The first challenge is getting consumers to make the initial […]

permissibly indulgent better-for-you foods

January 4, 2021

Culinary indulgence, Healthy Reduction, Masking & mouthfeel, Plant-Based, Sweet Spot, Uncategorized

How To Create Permissibly Indulgent Better-For-You Foods

Taste. Consumers say it’s the #1 reason they purchase a food or beverage. But they also want to eat healthy. Fortunately, there are a variety of flavor technologies available to elevate the taste and richness of low-sugar, low-fat and low-sodium products so food manufacturers can create permissibly indulgent Better-For-You foods. In fact, with half of […]

queso commodity reduction

December 9, 2020

Cheese applications, Cheese flavors, Commodity reduction, Dairy flavors, Dressings, Sauces, Dips

Crafting Quality Queso: Dairy Can Be More Flavorful For Less Cost

Served with tortilla chips, French fries and even crudités, chili con queso has raised the standard for delicious cheesy condiments. Typically referred to as simply queso, this “unofficial dish of Texas” is anything but simple. It’s the sophisticated relative of cheese sauces made with dairy ingredients, bulked up with starches. Real cheese is the primary […]

Plant-Based Ingredients

November 30, 2020

Dairy-free, Vegan

Plant-Based Food Innovation Trends: What’s Fueling Today’s Plant-Based Buzz?

As plant-based consumption accelerates from food trend to food revolution status, global consumer interest in plant-based ingredients is also intensifying. According to global consumer research conducted by Innova Market Insights, right now, 3 out of every 5 shoppers are looking to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diet. This means having a comfortable understanding of […]

Plant-Based Food Trends

November 19, 2020

Dairy-free, Vegan

Meeting The Need To Create Plant-Based Foods That Taste Good

Solving The Biggest Plant-Based Food Manufacturing Challenges As Demand For Plant-Based Continues Growing Consumers are increasingly turning to plant-based diets. For some, it’s for health advantages like to lose weight, avoid allergens, or to lessen the risk of other illnesses. For others, it may be due to concern for the environment and meat production’s toll […]

plant-based consumer demand vegan plate

November 11, 2020

Commodity reduction, Dressings, Sauces, Dips

How To Elevate The Craveability of Plant-Based Non-Vegan Foods

Plant-based foods may be all the rage, but formulators must remember that “plant-based” is not a synonym for “vegan.” There’s no regulation around the term plant-based. In fact, there’s nothing preventing a plant-based food from containing cheese; after all, cheese makes everything taste better. A shift towards plant-based non-vegan foods just might be the perfect […]