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Research suggests that Americans of all backgrounds recognize the nutritional importance of dairy. And yet, about 90% of Americans still do not get enough dairy in their diet. How can we change that? What lactose-free dairy options are currently available and how do we see the category expanding? What barriers still exist to dairy nutrition? 

Join us for this week’s episode of The Dairy Download to hear from two experts about the barriers to dairy nutrition among Americans, how the dairy industry can make the nutrition from dairy products more accessible, and the latest innovations and advancements in lactose-free dairy. 

Dr. Tamika Sims, PhD, senior director of food technology communications with the International Food Information Council, and Darin Copeland, public relations manager for Prairie Farms Dairy, share with us the latest research on dairy nutrition and consumer behavior and highlight some of the new products revolutionizing the lactose-free dairy category.

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Witty, fast-moving and stacked with dynamic guests, The Dairy Download offers sharp insights in a neat, 30-minute package. Ever.Ag’s Phil Plourd and Kathleen Wolfley host each episode, leading listeners through a rundown of action in the CME markets and things to watch, while going in depth with guests on consumer, market and policy trends shaping dairy.

Wonks, nerds, data hounds and tech evangelists are welcome. Listeners get the perspectives of various industry experts who can unpack challenging issues in fun and interesting ways.

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