Edlong expands line of dairy-based flavours

Edlong, a food manufacturer based in the US, has expanded its line of dairy-based natural flavours to include a line of high-intensity cheese and cultured profiles for use in sauces, dressings and dips.

Sourced from dairy, the line includes cheese, sour cream, and buttermilk flavour profiles with multiple advantages – low usage levels and heat stable functionality, the option to reduce or replace dairy commodities for cost savings while increasing overall flavour impact, as well as potential natural labelling benefits.

Lourdes Mato, dairy research scientist and project lead for dairy-based natural flavours, Edlong, said: “This is a true collaboration between sensory, applications and R&D to deliver the best of both worlds – reducing or replacing dairy commodities, without sacrificing on taste. By specifically focusing our flavour performance expertise on sauces, dressings and dips, we can customise profiles to achieve authentic flavours that artificial intelligence (AI) research confirms are predicted to be preferred over real-cheese.”