Cultured Dairy Applications

Cultured Dairy Applications

Capturing authentic or signature taste in your cultured dairy applications requires specialized knowledge and the right resources. With over a century of experience in delivering the true taste of dairy, Edlong offers one of the broadest portfolios of dairy and dairy-free flavor capabilities to create cottage cheeses, yogurts, kefirs, buttermilks, cremas, authentic-tasting vegan offerings, and other cultured products. Our collaborative experts excel at working closely with you to develop custom, and sometimes even unexpected, solutions to achieve your specific cultured dairy goals faster than your competition.

Cultured Dairy Applications

Collaboration That Drives Cultured Dairy Innovation

Edlong is where the industry’s most extensive library of dairy and dairy-free flavors meets proven technical expertise. Collaboration at every stage of the development process is at the foundation of our application solutions. We work closely with you to create signature profiles that suit your specific needs while creating unique flavor combinations for cultured dairy products, including those that are frozen, refrigerated, shelf-stable, and more. Through chemistry, dairy raw material knowledge, customization skills, food and sensory science, instrumental analysis, and creativity, we work with you to blend, layer, and deliver the solution that meets your consumers’ demand for great taste and mouthfeel as well as your functional and cost-in-use requirements.

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I love the idea of making cultured and dairy notes in vegan products work in synergy to mimic a true dairy product. This is executed through careful formulation and testing, along with Edlong’s unmatched expertise.
Emily Sheehan Edlong Applications Manager, EMEA

Authentic Dairy & Dairy-Free Solutions

With a portfolio of hundreds of dairy flavors that can be applied in thousands of combinations, ranging from milk, cream, cheese, and butter to sweet dairy and cultured, Edlong has – or will create – custom flavor solutions ideal for meeting your specific cultured application needs.

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Our R&D experts use Edlong flavors to deliver richness, depth, and off-note masking as well as to impart the authentic taste of dairy to a full spectrum of dishes. We offer solutions with the ability to withstand almost any storage and processing condition – from frozen, chilled, and ambient to pH-sensitive flavors and beyond. Our flavors can help you leverage the inherent taste in your cultured dairy offerings, while improving mouthfeel and masking off-notes where needed. 

Our range of expertise encompasses the globe. No matter the profile your application calls for, Edlong has – or will create – the ideal match.

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Authentic Flavors for Every Food Application

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These flavors do not contain any known allergens. **Disclaimer- non-allergen statements will vary due to country specific regulations. Check with regulatory for country specific allergen details.

flavor Builder

Functional; These flavors offer variations for the onset and building of the flavor impact


These flavors contain no dairy, are Kosher Pareve and are suitable for plant-based dairy alternative products

heat tolerant flavor

Functional; These flavors are stable under higher temperatures throughout processing

Flavor Masking

Functional; These flavors provide masking properties to alleviate bitterness and off-notes


Functional; These flavors provide richness and mouthfeel to positively impact taste profiles

natural flavors

These flavors satisfy consumer desire for ‘No Artificial Flavors’


These flavors do not contain any added genetically modified sourced ingredient


These flavors are Organic compliant and are suitable for any organic application

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Functional; These flavors provide performance improvement for healthy reduction and commodity replacement

Sweet Enhancer

Solutions that can help with shortening the onset of sweetness; increasing sweetness peak; reducing sweetness linger; and leveraging inherent sugar.


These flavors contain no animal, dairy, egg or honey products and are suitable for vegan applications

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