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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more

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About IDF
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) 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.
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LATEST UPDATES
17 October 2016 / News

IDF Annual Report 2015-2016

This report shows our results according to the work program set in conjunction with the Board and the Science Programme and Coordination Committee (SPCC). Focusing on our four priority areas, we identified key accomplishments in the areas of standards, nutrition, food safety and quality as well as sustainability, all underpinned by the essential work of our seventeen Standing Committees...

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19 October 2016 / News

The Dairy Declaration was launched at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Rotterdam on Wednesday, 19th October

It included short presentations and proof points from global dairy leaders as well as from Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on the contribution of the dairy sector to the achievement of key Sustainable Development Goals such as ending poverty and hunger, and protecting the environment...

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16 October 2017 / News

Latest Newsbrief

Find more about the IDF technical support on the ISO Standard on “natural ingredients”, the IDF-USP collaboration on screening tools for detecting adulteration of milk and the approval of twelve new work items.

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WORKING AREAS
Nutrition

Nutrition

IDF supports science-based nutrition policies to ensure that dairy is an integral part of the diet for all age groups and contributes to sustainable nutrition for all

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Sustainability

Sustainability

IDF supports a vibrant dairy sector committed to improving its ability to provide safe and nutritious milk and dairy products whilst preserving natural resources

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Dairy Safety & Quality

Dairy Safety & Quality

IDF engages in safeguarding the integrity and transparency of the dairy supply  chain to ensure the safety and quality of milk and dairy products

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Standards

Standards

IDF contributes to the development of science-based globally harmonized standards, guidelines, codes of practice and related methodologies across all working areas, to continually improve regulatory environments for the dairy sector

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KEY FACTS
1 Billion

Dairy provides up to one billion livelihoods

802.2 million

In 2014, milk production was estimated at 802.2 million tonnes.

+2.3%

Milk production is steadily growing: +2.3% on average every year since 2000.

83.6 billion USD

In 2013, the trade of milk products equals around 83.6 billion USD in terms of value.

150 million

Globally, around 150 million small-scale dairy households, equivalent to 750 million people, are engaged in milk production

328.4 billion USD

In 2013, the gross production value of raw milk produced across the world equals 328.4 billion USD.

+25%

Consumption of dairy products is expected to increase by 25% between 2015 and 2024.

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