Menu

Resources

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.

September 16, 2019

Employee Spotlight

Edlong Intern Spotlight

This year, we tasked our summer interns with working strategically within key market trends to develop applications that use Edlong flavors in plant-based and better-for-you products. They were up to the task! They created an indulgent vegan dark chocolate yogurt with graham cookie crumble and vegan marshmallow toppings. This innovative and plant-based twist on s’mores […]

September 9, 2019

Beverages, Vegan

Take a Sip of Plant-Based Success

From masking to mouthfeel, our dairy flavors have unique functional benefits beyond those often associated with “flavor.” For example, quite a bit of our research has been devoted to ways to mask off-notes in plant-based beverages, which typically contain bitterness, metallic and cardboard notes. Recently, we conducted sensory evaluations of two different plant-based beverages. The […]

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) […]

July 10, 2019

Culinary indulgence, Dairy-free, Vegan

How To Deliver Culinary Indulgence

What is “Culinary Indulgence?” For consumers, it’s a creamy golden latte, it’s toasted coconut s’mores, and it’s fudgy chocolate cake with a rich caramel center. For product developers, “culinary indulgence” is a challenge: how to deliver those premium culinary experiences while managing costs, appealing to regional tastes and satisfying growing consumer expectations for authentic profiles. […]

June 27, 2019

Dairy flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

Innovative Dairy Technology at IFT

At IFT, we showcased the Art of Possibility, demonstrating how we use innovative dairy technology to invent new profiles and re-imagine the use of existing ones. Among our many highlights were numerous tastings and two special interactive sessions. The Art of Plant-Based During this IFT presentation, we discussed how functional, natural dairy flavors can be […]

Yogurt

April 29, 2019

Beverages, Cream flavors, Dairy-free, Vegan

The Science of Art – Application Spotlight

Satisfying consumer demand for permissible indulgence isn’t easy. But with over 100 years of experience, Edlong offers a complete portfolio of flavors that provides the taste consumers expect, while also adding mouthfeel and richness of character. You’ll find many of our unique functional and taste benefits in our savory kale and artichoke dip, our refreshing […]

65% Nearly two-thirdsof consumersworldwide areeating more plant-based foods.

April 29, 2019

Dairy-free, Vegan

Plant-Based Eating is Here to Stay

When does a trend become mainstream? Is it the number of people on the bandwagon, the longevity of the trend, or globalization? Regardless of how it’s measured, the numbers speak for themselves: plant-based eating can no longer be considered a trend, whether that’s based on sales volume, worldwide acceptance, or a permanent shift in consumer […]