Dairy-Free and Dairy Cheese Flavors

Dairy-Free and Dairy Cheese Flavors

Capturing authentic cheese flavor in dairy, dairy-free, and plant-based applications is a unique challenge that requires specialized expertise. At Edlong, we use over a century of experience exclusively focused on the taste of dairy and a cultivated library of hundreds of dairy-free and dairy flavors that can be applied in thousands of combinations to offer the perfect solution for your unique application development challenges.

Dairy-Free and Dairy Cheese Flavors
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Cheese Flavors: Everything The Taste of Cheese Can Be

With hundreds of cheese flavors in over 40 global profiles that can be applied in thousands of combinations, Edlong provides you with the largest array of flavor options in the world. From Bleu Cheese, Parmesan, and Cheddar to Edam, Panela, and beyond, our cheese flavors can add savory notes and distinct character to dairy, dairy-free, and plant-based applications.

Our authentic-tasting dairy-free and dairy cheese flavors can also be used to help improve flavor consistency, boost and balance taste profiles, and increase the perception of creamy mouthfeel.

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Our flavors are available in a variety of forms, even ones that are heat stable and can overcome the most intense processing conditions. Other formats include liquid/oil-soluble, paste, spray dry, powder, emulsions, and more. We also certify flavors to meet your label restrictions such as Organic, Kosher Dairy, Kosher Pareve, Halal, Non-GMO, and Whole Foods Compliant.

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  • Cheddar
  • Bleu
  • Italian
  • Processed

With a dedicated and highly skilled team of flavorists, we can offer extensive experience in developing cheese flavors that are superior in taste, appearance, and mouthfeel. Edlong’s expertise in dairy flavors and their building blocks, as well as the latest in cheese technologies, consumer trends, and cultural preferences, fuels our ability to support you by developing exceptional cheese products that meet your specific needs.

Analog Cheese applications

Our R&D and Applications experts are at the ready to help you find the perfect solution, whether it’s a custom formulation or an option from our existing library of hundreds of ready-to-use flavors that can be applied in thousands of combinations. 

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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