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Ice Cream & Frozen Novelty Trends Survey - June 2022

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has partnered once again with Research America, Inc. to survey America’s love for all things ice cream and frozen desserts. This year’s survey is the m...

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Polling of Adults on Federal Food Programs, Conducted by Morning Consult

Adult beneficiaries of federal food programs rank dairy products among the most nutritious food item...

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How Dairy Executives Are Navigating Recovery in 2022

Consumer commitments to sustainability and healthy diets, as well as inflationary pressures on the p...

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Modernizing U.S. Milk Pricing: An Exploration

Modernizing U.S. Milk Pricing: An Exploration, authored by Dr. Marin Bozic and Blimling and Associat...

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IDFA Vision for the Future

IDFA in 2021 completed a pre-competitive strategic planning process led by IDFA members to determine...

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The Dairy Download - Season 2, Episode 1: The Writer Side of Dairy

Where did that gallon of milk come from? And why are there so many ice cream flavors? In the season two...

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Trade Policy 101 for the U.S. Dairy Industry

U.S. trade policy is critical to growing U.S. dairy exports, and growing U.S. dairy exports is critical...

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The Dairy Download - Episode 8: "Year in Review & More Disruption Ahead: A Look at Cellular Agriculture"

In a special year-end episode of “The Dairy Download,” co-hosts Phil Plourd and Kathleen Wolfley talk t...

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Managing Profitability Through Continued Disruption

IDFA members can view "Managing Profitability Through Continued Disruption". If you are a member and...

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2021 Dairy Policy Outlook

More than 150 million Americans cast ballots on November 3rd, electing a new president and setting the...

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Calculating the Hidden Costs of Training Development

IDFA members can view "Calculating the Hidden Costs of Training Development". If you are a member an...

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How to Prepare for Uncertainty and Increase Process Efficiency with Modular Boiler Systems

IDFA members can view "How to Prepare for Uncertainty and Increase Process Efficiency with Modular B...

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IDFA Vaccine Prioritization and Distribution Poll, Conducted by Morning Consult

In an International Dairy Food Association (IDFA) poll conducted by Morning Consult from December 4-...

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The Dairy Download - Episode 7: "In Love With Butter"

In the film “Julie & Julia,” author and blogger Julie Powell writes, “The day there's a meteorite h...

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live - Episode 5: Siobhan Talbot, Managing Director, Glanbia

IDFA members can view "Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live - Episode 5: Siobhan Talbot, Managing Director...

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The Business Case for Vanilla Sustainability & Grower Empowerment

IDFA members can view "The Business Case for Vanilla Sustainability & Grower Empowerment". If yo...

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The Circular Pathway to the Holy Grail: Sustainability Trends in Ice Cream Packaging

IDFA members can view "The Circular Pathway to the Holy Grail: Sustainability Trends in Ice Cream Pa...

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