Join the 7th IDF Symposium on Science and Technology of Fermented Milk

On November 29-30, 2022, join our dairy experts where fermented milk, one of the oldest methods used to prolong the shelf life of milk, which has been practised by humans for thousands of years will be discussed. Fermented dairy products and probiotic bacteria have proven to be of growing interest to consumers, as they provide […]

ICAR plenary highlights on World Milk Day

This year’s theme for World Milk Day was Climate Action, and IDF Director General, Caroline Emond presented at the ICAR plenary on June 1st where several elements were showcased regarding climate change. The presentation conveyed the work that is being done within IDF and the dairy sector such as the Pathways to Dairy Net Zero […]

Join the IDF Nutrition and Health Symposium 2022

After hosting a very successful and engaging event last year with over 400 participants, IDF is holding its second annual virtual Nutrition and Health Symposium 2022. This year, the Symposium, dedicated to health professionals, especially dietitians and nutritionists, will dive into the role of dairy across the life course, focusing on children, adolescents, and ageing […]

Join us at the IDF Dairy Innovation Awards 2022

Designed to celebrate and encourage innovative practices across the global dairy sector, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) has recently launched the IDF Dairy Innovation Awards (DIA) in partnership with Zenith Global and supported by headline sponsorship from Tetra Pak. With a particular focus on Sustainability, both in terms of environmental care and positive social impact, […]

IDF Dairy Leaders Panel 2021: “We must create the future of dairy now”

“We must reduce the dairy productions climate impact. At the same time, dairy farms must improve their storytelling abilities when it comes to communicating the milk’s good qualifications and all the initiatives that are taken to make the sector sustainable” Peder Tuborgh, CEO, Arla Jørgen Hald, CEO of, Danish Dairy Board, and Steen Nørgaard Madsen, Chair […]

IDF hosts webinar to celebrate World School Milk Day 2021

School milk programs are common in many countries around the world, with over 160 million children worldwide currently benefiting from milk in schools. School milk programs are recognized for their positive impact on the nutrition needs of school-aged children to support their growth and development. Research has shown that these programmes are in place for […]

New study shows importance of dairy in fracture prevention

A new study ‘Dietary Sources of Calcium and Protein Reduce Hip Fractures and Falls in Institutionalised Older Adults: a Cluster-Randomised Controlled Trial’ has been published in the British Medical Journal. Led by researchers at the University of Melbourne and Austin Health, the Fractures Trial investigated how the food served in aged care facilities impacted on […]

Joint GDP/IDF Statement – UN Food Systems Summit

World leaders will be coming together on September 23rd for a landmark meeting on sustainable food systems. Read our latest joint statement, urging the Summit Secretariat and Heads of State taking part in the Food Systems Summit on the 23rd to recognize the role of dairy in the development of a more resilient, safe, healthy, […]

Science Officer

The International Dairy Federation is the leading source of scientific and technical expertise for all stakeholders of the dairy chain. Representing the worldwide dairy sector, IDF engages at international level, by providing the best global source of expertise and scientific knowledge in support of the development and promotion of quality milk and milk products, to offer consumers nutrition, health and well-being.

Communications Manager

Vacancy – Communications Manager  The International Dairy Federation The International Dairy Federation represents the global dairy sector and ensures the best scientific expertise is used to support high quality milk and nutritious, safe and sustainable dairy products. IDF’s mission is to help nourish the world with safe and sustainable dairy. The organisation is a leading […]