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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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Workforce Woes: What’s Causing Labor Challenges?

A lack of workers. An increase in COVID cases. An aging labor force. They’re all issues facing US em...

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Sorting Through Dairy Line Layouts to Increase Flexibility

Dairy processors need flexible, future-ready production lines that operate reliably with minimal unsche...

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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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