Former IDF President Dr Jeremy Hill appointed Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit

IDF were delighted to receive the news this week that our former IDF President, Dr Jeremy Hill, Fonterra Chief Science and Technology Officer and Massey University Riddet Institute Adjunct Professor, has received the honour of being appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the dairy industry and scientific research […]

Celebrating the role of dairy science

It is during a public health pandemic like the one we are facing today that we are reminded of the importance of science and the vital role of scientists in supporting decision-making.  Piercristiano Brazzale, Chair of the International Dairy Federation’s Science Programme Coordination Committee, thanks scientists around the world for their contributions to making our […]

IDF welcomes Russia & Kenya to its membership

The International Dairy Federation (IDF), the leading global source of science-based dairy expertise since 1903, has welcomed Russia and Kenya as official members of IDF, raising the overall number of member states within the Federation to 43. This year the IDF General Assembly was delighted to welcome two new members, Russia and Kenya, into the […]

Leading the way: Dairy Leaders’ Forum discusses challenges and opportunities

Building trust in dairy To ensure that people maintain confidence in dairy as part of a healthy and sustainable diet for the future, increased emphasis should be placed on what the dairy sector is doing to contribute towards zero hunger, zero carbon and other sustainable development goals. As put forward by Hanne Søndergaard, Chief Marketing […]

International Dairy Champions Honoured By IDF

Four dairy champions have been honoured for their leadership, dedication and commitment to the sector at the International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit 2019. The winners of the prestigious awards were announced during the Gala dinner of the 2019 IDF World Dairy Summit held in Istanbul, in front of representatives from across the global […]

Networking Events at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2019

One of the best parts of the IDF World Dairy Summit is the chance to network and meet sector leaders across the entire dairy supply chain. In addition to the main programme of panels and talks, the Organising Committee has also scheduled a dynamic programme of networking events for the IDF World Dairy Summit 2019 […]

Preliminary programme posted for IDF World Dairy Summit 2019

We are looking forward to an exciting IDF World Dairy Summit 2019 from 23-26 September in Istanbul and are delighted to announce that the preliminary programme is now available to view on the website. Under the theme of ‘Milk for Life’ participants will hear from the dairy sector’s foremost experts on some of today’s most relevant […]

Registration opens for the IDF World Dairy Summit 2019

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) and the organizer of the event, the National Dairy Council of Turkey, today announced the opening of registration for the IDF World Dairy Summit, which will take place in Istanbul from 23-26 September. Registration is open at the newly launched website, “IDF is delighted to open the registration for […]

New SPCC Chair: Piercristiano Brazzale

Excited by his new role, Piercristiano Brazzale intends to work closely with the chairs of the IDF Standing Committees and Task Forces, and the IDF Team to deliver on the IDF Work Plan for 2019-2021. The Italian national, who is a board member of the dairy processor Brazzale Spa, was nominated as the new Chair […]