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EDLONG | Everything Dairy Can Be

 05 Oct 2020

For 100+ years, Edlong’s focus on the flavor of dairy and non-dairy ingredients has provided the solution to our customers’ challenges. With Edlong, you’re tapping into the expertise of the largest independently-owned, certified women-owned flavor house in the world. 

We are Edlong. And we believe in Everything Dairy Can Be.

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12 May 2023 | Kerry Europe

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11 May 2023 | Sweet Victory Gum

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08 May 2023 | Fuji Oil Europe

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02 May 2023 | Capol

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02 May 2023 | DouxMatok

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01 May 2023 | Essentia Protein Solutions

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28 Apr 2023 | U.S. Dairy Export Council

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24 Apr 2023 | Almond Board of California

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14 Apr 2023 | Kern Tec

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