Founded in 1914, Edlong is committed to being a world-class flavour company with a broad portfolio of flavours including cheese, butter, cream and milk flavours that improve a variety of classic taste profiles.

Edlong® is a global leader with a unique distinction: The flavour company focused exclusively on dairy flavours. Edlong’s flavours also deliver unique functional value in the flavour and mouthfeel of sugar-reduced products, can mask nutritional ingredients in foods and beverages, and are available in dairy-free and vegan formulations.



After more than a century, Edlong has attained a level of expertise in dairy flavours that is unmatched. Edlong’s proprietary technologies, along with a deep-seeded knowledge of flavour chemistry and food systems, allow their clients to create new, authentic and lower cost product formulations that meet the ever-evolving needs of consumers. Edlong balance the technical prowess with an artistic approach, creating authentic flavour profiles that go beyond taste to deliver a complete culinary experience. Today, Edlong’s broad global portfolio includes more than 250 dairy-free and vegan flavours to help food product developers achieve authentic dairy taste experiences in plant-based applications.

Edlong is also providing services in custom flavour development, applications and culinary support, regulatory compliance, and supply chain performance.


Through the Edlong Enriches program, which is led by the employee-driven Giving Back Team, Edlong fulfills their mission to enrich the lives of everyone they touch. They do so by contributing both time and resources to support their main areas of focus: food, nutrition and health, food science education, career mentoring, and crisis aid and relief. Edlong consistently exceeds their contribution goal of 1% of annual profits.


Everything Dairy Can Be™– Edlong


Edlong are experts in cheese flavours.

Cheese flavours are very popular in dips, sauces, soups, sides and main dishes. They become perfect for masking bitter off-notes of plant proteins in vegan cheese formulations and bringing back authentic dairy notes in dairy-free applications. With Edlong, you can recreate the authentic taste of Gouda and Cheddar as Analog Cheese. The largest and most popular Edlong cheese can be used in many applications:

  • Mozzarella, Cheddar, European Cheese Flavour Collection, Hispanic Cheese Flavour Collection,
  •  Vegan, Analog. Fat reduced Cheeses
  •   Cheese-based Dips, Sauces, Soups, Sides and Main Dishes


Edlong® has a variety of milk & cream flavours, from heavy cream to sweet cream to deliver a silky mouthfeel, mask protein and nutritive off-notes, and create unforgettable taste experience. The Edlong flavours can be used in products like Ice Cream, Dairy and many more areas. Edlong flavours serve to add specific taste, certainly in applications like dairy / milk replacements or snacks where no dairy ingredients can or should be used.


Edlong are experts in butter flavours. Edlong has distinctive, concentrated natural butter flavors that are heat stable, cost-effective, and lend superior taste. Edlong offers a variety of forms and solubilities to meet your processing needs. Edlong flavours can be used in products like ice cream, spread, sauce, cracker, cookie, dip, prepared meal, side dish or other application.


Edlong specializes in functional flavours and has a wide range of masking flavours used for vegan and gluten-free applications with cost-effectiveness. Edlong offers a full line of masking flavors that boost taste and overcome the bitter, metallic and off-notes that plant-based ingredients leave behind. Edlong flavours also enhance the products with more creaminess, richness and indulgence, and elevate the intangibles that bring foods and beverages to life.


Edlong has years of experience in the field of dairy enzymes and cultures. Each of Edlong flavors is carefully developed to provide the optimal levels of fat content, acidity and texture, and is suitable for a variety of fermented milk and other food applications, including non-dairy and vegan ones.