Research & White Papers

Polling of WIC Participants on Proposed Cuts to Dairy Benefits by Morning Consult (March 2024)

Polling of 815 WIC participants shows growing concern among participants for USDA’s proposal to cut milk and dairy benefits. Program participants say these cuts would make their shopping for milk and...

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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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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...

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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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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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Dairy in Demand: Ramping Up Capacity

No matter where they eat, Americans love dairy. That’s good news as processors ramp up capacity, bri...

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South Dakota Dairy: A Trip Down I-29

What do the Black Hills, Mount Rushmore and more than 150,000 cows have in common? They all call Sou...

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Use of UV to Meet PMO Requirements for Dairy Applications

Technology is transforming the dairy industry daily, enabling innovation and increasing efficiencies...

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Progress Your Price-Risk Management Strategy to Adapt to Modern Dynamics of the US Dairy Market

IDFA and the ever.ag team came together to introduce a new approach to include in your pri...

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Sustainability Gains Through Smarter End of Line Packaging Solutions

While food manufacturers are focused on packaging products properly, they often overlook t...

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Regulatory RoundUP

IDFA experts and regulatory decision-makers presented sessions devoted to understanding the intent b...

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Help! Microbial Issues Are Plaguing My Plant Environment!

Around every corner, especially in every harborage area, microbes are lurking and ready to cause a f...

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Beyond Our Borders: A Global Dairy Passport

Grab your passport, we’re going globetrotting. How are logistics issues impacting international dair...

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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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