Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate IDF WDS 2022 on Sept 12

India accounts for 23 per cent of global milk production bringing together 8 crore dairy farmers producing 210 MT annually. Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India will inaugurate the IDF World Dairy Summit 2022, a congregation of global and Indian dairy industry leaders, experts, farmers and policy planners centring around the theme of […]

IDF World Dairy Summit 2022 is only a month away

International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit 2022, which will take place in India’s New Delhi-NCR from September 12-15 this year, is only a month away from its opening. Dairy stakeholders from all over the world would participate, which is considered to be the most coveted event in the dairy sector worldwide. Mr Piercristiano Brazzale, […]

Amul & Nandini named main sponsors of IDF WDS 2022, powered by Mother Dairy

India’s top-ranking dairy brands Amul (marketed by Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd and Nandini (marketed by Karnataka Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation Ltd) are named as the main sponsors of the International Dairy Federation’s World Dairy Summit 2022 (IDF WDS 2022), powered by Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd (MDFVPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of […]

IDF has just published a new Bulletin on eco-friendly and energy-saving dairy technologies

A new Bulletin on eco-friendly and energy-saving dairy technologies is already available on IDF’s corporate website. The purpose of these guidelines is to assist sustainability managers and leaders in improving energy management across the dairy supply chain. To date, evolving energy conserving measures have been incorporated in virtually all traditional unit processes deployed in dairy […]

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 […]

Dairy nutrients support health throughout life

Today, IDF organised its annual Nutrition and Health Symposium, focusing on the role dairy plays across the life stages. Over 200 nutrition and health professionals from all over the world virtually attended the event led by 8 experts and 2 moderators from various regions of the world. Good nutrition is key for health and wellbeing […]

IDF announces the launch of the “IDF Professor Pavel Jelen Early Career Scientist Prize”

IDF is pleased to announce the establishment of the new “IDF Professor Pavel Jelen Early Career Scientist Prize” for “early-career” scientists, including graduate and postgraduate students who are less than 3 years since graduation from their highest degree attained. It is aimed toward the recognition of scientists and/or technologists in the dairy science and technology […]

IDF publishes new Bulletin on Heat Treatment of Milk

Brussels, 28 April. Today, IDF has released Bulletin No.516 on Heat Treatments of Milk, which looks at the processing of milk, which is the oldest processing technology in the dairy sector. The following publication provides an overview of the different heat treatments applied to milk for direct consumption or before further processing and their verification procedures. The […]