IDF World Dairy Summit

We are excited to welcome you to the 2023 IDF World Dairy Summit to be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 16-19, 2023. We are putting together an immersive program that will feature global and industry leaders, dairy experts, scientists, technical specialists, farmers and more, bringing you the latest on the most significant issues facing […]

7th IDF Symposium on Science and Technology of Fermented Milk

Fermentation of milks is one of the oldest methods used to prolong the shelf life of milk and has been practised by humans for thousands of years. Fermented dairy products and probiotic bacteria have proven to be of growing interest to consumers, as they provide health benefits due to their effect on the gut microbiota. […]

IDF Professor Pavel Jelen Early Career Scientist Prize

IDF is pleased to announce the establishment of a new award and prize for ‘early-career’ scientists and/or technologists to recognize their work in the dairy science and technology field – The IDF Professor Pavel Jelen Early Career Scientist Prize. The award has been named in honor of Professor Pavel (Paul) Jelen, a Czech born scientist […]

IDF/ISO Analytical Week

The entire event will take place under the topic: “How standardisation (by IDF/ISO) mirrors in recent German legislation and dairy business”. On Tuesday, 26 April 2022, there will be a symposium with exciting presentations, focusing on Human Health for Customers and German legislation and IDF/ISO standardisation, among other topics. This annual event is organized under […]

IDF Dairy Innovation Awards 2022

Dairy actors around the world have been actively engaged over the years in improving the farming and processing of milk and dairy foods. The inaugural IDF Dairy Innovation Awards are designed to encourage and celebrate innovative practices across the dairy sector and their contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The IDF Dairy Innovation Awards […]

IDF World Dairy Summit – New Delhi

The IDF World Dairy Summit is an annual meeting of the global dairy sector, bringing together approximately 1500 participants from all over the world. The participant profile includes CEOs and employees of dairy processing companies, dairy farmers, suppliers to the dairy industry, academicians, government representatives, etc. The summit is composed of a series of scientific […]

Pathways to Dairy Net Zero

The global dairy community is coming together to accelerate climate action and help reduce the sector’s impact on the planet. This is a vibrant, growing movement, the first of its kind in the world. It brings together dairy farms of every size and type, as well as organizations throughout the dairy supply chain. No matter where you are or how you contribute to the dairy production system, there is a pathway for you towards Dairy Net Zero. Join us to raise dairy’s climate ambition. Together we will amplify the efforts and initiatives already in place and support action to reduce dairy’s emissions over the next 30 years.
By optimizing productivity and reducing emissions, our efforts today will safeguard nutrition security and sustain a billion livelihoods for tomorrow, while helping secure a future for us all.

World School Milk Day Webinar 2021

World School Milk Day, celebrated each year on the last Wednesday of September, falls this year on September 29. To celebrate the day, IDF has put together a virtual seminar to officially launch the IDF School Milk Knowledge Hub. School milk programmes are common in many countries around the world, with over 160 million children worldwide currently benefiting from milk in schools. Research has shown that these programmes are in place for good reason. School milk can help to address issues of malnutrition and encourage healthy eating habits.