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Clean & Free-From Flavor Solutions
Today’s consumer seeks clean label transparency and free-from ingredients in their food and beverage products – but they are not willing to sacrifice on taste. Meeting this growing demand is Edlong’s industry-leading collection of dairy, dairy-free, and vegan flavors that are clean, allergen-free and GMO-free.
Dairy Can Be Your Clean & Free-From Flavor Solutions
As the world’s only flavor house focused exclusively on the taste of dairy, Edlong brings proprietary skill sets and resources to solve your unique clean label and free-from application challenges, such as gluten-free, dairy-free, allergen-free, lactose-free, GMO-free, vegan and more. Whether it’s naturally amplifying flavor, delivering impactful dairy essences, incorporating certified organic flavors or not labeling flavors on your product at all by using concentrated dairy ingredients, we have the free-from flavor solutions that will deliver the clean label and authentic taste your consumers are looking for – or our team of flavor innovation experts will work with you to create a custom flavor solution.
Our extensive library of USDA certified and certifiable organic flavor profiles are ideal for a broad range of applications.
Our technical and regulatory teams work hand in hand to ensure that our flavors meet organic compliant or organic certified requirements. Key to providing our customers with confidence in our organic flavor portfolio is an annual assessment by Quality Assurance International (QAI), which is authorized by the USDA as an international organic certification company. QAI certifies that Edlong’s organic manufacturing processes and operations comply with the National Organic Program standards.
US Organic & Organic-certifiable Flavors
Whether you are looking to simplify your label, boost the taste of your existing organic dairy products, or develop new organic offerings, The Organics by Edlong portfolio offers options that range from sweet to savory, including different regional profiles in milk, butter, cheese, cultured and sweet dairy, as well as masking, sweetness enhancement, and mouthfeel. Each sets a new standard for taste impact and functional performance, including organic cheese flavors like those in our Organic Cheese Puff Case Study that are proven to provide more flavor intensity than the market’s leading organic cheese puff snacks.
“Edlong is meeting the growing U.S. consumer demand for organic products with our rapidly increasing organic portfolio of cheese, butter, cultured, sweet dairy, milk and cream, as well as functional flavors – all meeting the organic regulatory requirements in the U.S. that help you create products that are consumer-preferred.”Rick Schultz Edlong Master Flavorist
Collaborating with Edlong helps keep your consumer-facing supply chain story transparent, with flavors that are kosher-pareve Organic Certified in the U.S. and use all organic raw materials as per FEMA regulations. Our flavor scientists work with our regulatory team to closely evaluate and choose the raw organic ingredients used to make our Organic flavors, ensuring we meet the label requirements for your Organic products.
The Edlong Simply Dairy™ Line
Ideal for simple label products, Edlong Simply Dairy gives you a line of concentrated dairy profiles – not flavors – that naturally amplify cheese or butter notes, and deliver impactful dairy essences. Unlike flavors, they can be listed as their source ingredients on product labels, providing the transparency that your consumers demand while helping you achieve clean label richness, creaminess, cheesiness, or a rich buttery taste.
Edlong Simply Dairy is available in an expansive range of flavor profiles, including butters, cheddars, Italian styles, and butter cream profiles, which are ideal for applications ranging from baked goods, cheeses, crackers, and dips, to desserts, dressings, salty snacks, sauces, soups, and much more.
Edlong Simply Dairy can be used alone as the primary dairy character, combined with non-concentrated, reduced-commodity dairy products, or together with commodity dairy products and natural flavors. Contact us to see how we can collaborate with you to develop a custom free-from flavor solution that meets your specific clean label and free-from needs.
The expertise of our food and beverage sensory scientists, chefs, and applications experts is at the ready to work with you and deliver the clean label / free-from solution that suits your specific needs.
Let’s start innovating together.
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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.
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
Functional; These flavors are stable under higher temperatures throughout processing
Functional; These flavors provide masking properties to alleviate bitterness and off-notes
Functional; These flavors provide richness and mouthfeel to positively impact taste profiles
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
Functional; These flavors provide performance improvement for healthy reduction and commodity replacement
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