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Morning Consult Polling: Parents Want Whole and 2% Milk Options Reinstated in School Meals

For 12 years, students in U.S. public schools have not been able to access the milk varieties that they prefer and consume at home...

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2024 State of Women in Dairy Report

Download the report.Members can download the full report via the link below. IDFA’s first annual Sta...

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IDFA Member Sustainability Survey

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) in partnership with McKinsey and Company surveyed IDFA...

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Polling of Parents with Children in Public School, Conducted by Morning Consult

Parents with children in public schools continue to nearly unanimously agree that non-fat or low-fat...

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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. t...

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Interest Rate Markets: Where We Were… Where We Are… Where Are We Going?

U.S. interest rate markets have experienced unprecedented volatility over the last 2+ years.  T...

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OSHA COVID-19 Update – How the “Re-Opening” Impacts Dairy’s Compliance

With the health and safety of their workers a top priority, dairy companies face changing COVID-19 w...

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Season 3, Episode 2: Farm Fresh: The Producer's Perspective

Happy June Dairy Month, and what a time to celebrate our industry!  Americans sure love dairy,....

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IDFA Membership Briefing - June 2021

IDFA presents the June 2021 Membership Briefing to learn the many ways IDFA is working to make a differ...

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Dairy Is a Dynamic Business – Are Your Cost Standards Dynamic Enough To Keep Up?

Modern manufacturing enterprises need to be agile and operate in a manner where they can adapt to cu...

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Feeling Good: The Future of the $1.5 Trillion Wellness Market

The concept of wellness has been around for a long time. These days, consumers view wellness through a...

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The Dairy Download: Season 3, Episode 1: Trade Talk

U.S. dairy exports hit an all-time high in 2020, reaching 2.4 million metric tons. With those number...

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Dairy Risk Management Academy

The dairy business is inherently volatile. Markets swing as often as the weather changes, and disrup...

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The Dairy Download: Season 2, Episode 9: We All Scream For Ice Cream!

Temperatures are warming up. Time for flip flops, swimming pools and your favorite frozen treat. In....

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Turning High Potentials into Successful Leaders: The Missing Link In Leadership Development & C-Suite Succession Planning

Leadership Development is hard. Accordingly to recent research 66% of companies invest in programs t...

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Water Management Best Practices

Effective management of water is becoming increasingly critical for dairy processors as the cost for in...

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The Dairy Download: Season 2, Episode 8: Cheesehead Dreaming

As the world’s cheese capital, Wisconsin is home to more than 600 varieties of wheels, sticks, slice...

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