Accelerating climate action in dairy, by Dr María Sánchez Mainar

The United Nations COP 27 on Climate, which will take place this November in Egypt, will be an opportunity to discuss agriculture and food systems and how dairy climate actions can be part of the solution. The global dairy sector is fully committed to reducing its impact on GHG emissions, water and land use and […]

IDF releases a new edition of the Dairy Sustainability Outlook containing more inspiring initiatives with a positive impact on UN Sustainable Development Goals

The fifth edition of the IDF Dairy Sustainability Outlook, containing a new set of inspiring projects and their impacts on how dairy delivers on the UN Sustainable Development Goals has been recently released. The present edition includes an initiative to foster milk and dairy’s role in a healthy and sustainable diet for children and their […]

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 […]

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 […]

IDF launches World Dairy Situation Report 2021

The International Dairy Federation’s latest overview of the dairy sector, covering markets worldwide, global trends and preliminary COVID-19 impacts is released. On Wednesday 13 October 2021, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) launched the latest edition of its flagship publication on global dairy markets, the World Dairy Situation Report 2021 at the IDF Global Dairy Conference, […]