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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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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The Dairy Download - Episode 6: "Trade Deep Dive"

Episode 6 of The Dairy Download looks at the changing landscape for exports and trade in food and agric...

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