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IDFA Invites You to ‘Shape the Future’ at Dairy Forum 2018

Dairy Forum 2018
Dairy Forum

The future’s looking bright for Dairy Forum 2018. More than 1,000 dairy leaders are expected to convene January 21-24 in Palm Desert, California, to shape the future of dairy with help from top government officials, successful dairy company leaders, renowned market experts and famous forecasters. Highlights of the event include a key member of Congress who will discuss dairy’s place in the farm bill’s path to passage, a top official from the U.S. Department of Agriculture who will explore the four principles that are shaping the department’s decisions on U.S. food and agricultural policy, and five dairy company CEOs who will discuss steps they’re taking today to develop the people, processes and products that will help their companies meet the demands of tomorrow’s marketplace.

Registration and information about hotel and travel reservations are now available.


Microbiological Testing: A Hands-On Food Safety Course

Nov 7-9, 2017
Chestnut Labs Education Center
Springfield, MO

The course was developed by IDFA and Chestnut Labs to provide skills and tools for dairy plant professionals with responsibility for ensuring food safety. The lab setting lets participants see how the learning objectives are put into practice, making this a unique education experience.
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Introduction to Dairy Product Labeling

Nov 28-29, 2017 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST Each Day

This two-session training opportunity will provide you and your staff with the essential information you need to produce compliant and effective labels for your products. It will also provide important details on FDA’s new regulations revising the nutrition facts label and food serving sizes. The two sessions, “Labeling 101” and “New Nutrition Labeling Regulations and Claims” will be interactive, allowing for participants' questions.

ProFood Tech 2019

ProFood Tech Exhibit Sales Open with New Exhibitor Advisory Council

Fresh off a successful 2017 debut that brought together nearly 10,000 food and beverage professionals, ProFood Tech announced its Exhibitor Advisory Council and launched exhibit sales for its return to Chicago, March 26-28, 2019. Powered by world trade show leaders PACK EXPO, Anuga and IDFA, the biennial show is unprecedented in its ability to bring the industry together and address key issues. Showing strong support is the Exhibitor Advisory Council whose members read like a Who’s Who of food and beverage processing.

The deadline to participate in priority booth selection and receive early-bird space rates is Nov. 3, 2017. Complete your application and learn more at

Dairy Forum 2018
Dairy Forum 2018