Laurette Rondenet, President and CEO of Edlong Dairy Technologies, Joins FEMA Board of Governors

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL [July 6, 2017]—Laurette Rondenet, President and CEO of Edlong Dairy Technologies, has been named to the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) Board of Governors.

“I am honored to continue Edlong’s long-standing support of the flavor industry through FEMA,” says Laurette Rondenet. “I look forward to lending my skills to help promote broader educational tools for expanding industry knowledge while fostering a global environment where the flavor industry can create, innovate and compete,” she adds.

Edlong has a long history with FEMA that dates back more than half a century. Many of the company’s leaders, including its founder, Edward Long, were active FEMA members. The company currently has three other FEMA members, including Rick Schultz, Lloyd Sapra and Paul Patel.

Laurette Rondenet is also an active member of the President’s Forum (SAGE), Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Society of Fellows of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), and National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). In 2016 she joined the NAWBO Spirit Foundation as a board member and was selected to join the WBENC Enterprise Forum.


About Edlong Dairy Technologies
Experience the science and art of authentic taste. Edlong has the broadest global portfolio of dairy flavors and is the only certified woman-owned flavor house in the food manufacturing industry (WBENC). Founded in 1914, we are committed to world-class service in custom flavor development, applications and culinary support, regulatory compliance and supply chain performance. Our broad portfolio of dairy flavors improves classic taste profiles for Cheese, Butter, Sweet Dairy, Cream and Milk. We also deliver unique functional value in the flavor and mouthfeel of sugar-reduced products, and mask nutritional ingredients in foods and beverages. Contact us at or visit

About FEMA
The Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association of the United States (FEMA) is comprised of flavor manufacturers, flavor users, flavor ingredient suppliers, and others with an interest in the U.S. flavor industry.  Founded in 1909, it is the national association of the U.S. flavor industry.


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