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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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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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Smart Dairy Evolution: Concept to Reality

We are in the midst of an exciting, new global industrial revolution, sometimes referred to as indus...

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