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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.

Plant-based

August 28, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Masking & mouthfeel, Vegan

The Functionality of Flavors in Plant-Based Applications

At Edlong our focus is on the creation and application of authentic dairy flavors. Dairy flavors are unique in that they not only impart the authentic taste of dairy to foods and beverages, but our flavors also provide unique functionality including mouthfeel and masking, which are particularly useful in plant-based applications. And with 65% of […]

July 16, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Employee Spotlight

Three Perspectives on Incorporating Culinary Artistry in Flavor Science

We recently posed questions to three Edlong team members to understand how they use flavor science and culinary artistry to deliver authentic dairy taste, and Gold Standard recipes. We welcomed Corporate Research Chef Anne Druschitz CRC®, Junior Food Scientist (and recent CIA grad) Madison Giacherio, and Edlong R&D Applications Intern (and also recent CIA grad) […]

Dips

April 29, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

The 5 Biggest Myths and Misconceptions About a Plant-Based Diet

With more than half of all U.S. consumers eating more plant-based foods and beverages, plant-based diets are here to stay. But there’s still plenty of room for growth. If your consumers are putting up road blocks on jumping aboard the plant-based diet bandwagon, it’s probably because they have heard some, or maybe all, of the […]

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 […]

December 16, 2015

Snacks & bakery

The Insider’s Guide to Snacking: Mexico

As in the US, Mexican eating behavior has shifted dramatically toward more frequent snacking. There are some fundamental economic and cultural changes taking place and this is resulting in a ripple effect on eating culture. Our study, Insider’s Guide to Snacking: Mexico, offers our customers meaningful information that impacts their product development projects. A Cultural […]

October 28, 2015

Clean label

An Introduction to Flavor Labeling: Part 3

What are the next big issues to affect product labeling? This month, we examine what’s happening—and what could be around the corner—in three of the hottest topics for today’s food manufacturers: GMOs, PHOs and USDA Organic Certification. Our three-part series concludes with a look at some of the major issues affecting product labeling today, with […]