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IDF World Dairy Summit

IDF World Dairy Summit

Registrations now open

International Dairy Federation

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.

IDF’s vision is to help nourish the world with safe and sustainable dairy. The growing world population needs nutritional security, and we must provide this both safely and sustainably. IDF provides a mechanism for the dairy sector to reach global consensus on how to help feed the world with safe and sustainable dairy products.

As the peak body for the global dairy sector, IDF has an important role to play in ensuring the right policies, standards, practices and regulations are in place to achieve this goal. In close cooperation with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), IDF has established a joint IDF/ISO work programme for the development of standard methods of analysis and sampling for milk and milk products.

IDF has also working relationships with several global intergovernmental organizations, and has a formal status with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme – Codex Alimentarius.

Making a Difference with Dairy

I’m delighted to invite you to Belfast for the IDF World Dairy Summit 2017. The dairy industry is a key sector within food and agriculture in the UK. Our dairy farmers and processors strive for excellence in quality, safety efficiency, innovation and sustainability. We are acutely aware that we are part of an industry that helps to feed the world with nutritious dairy foods, and that comes with a responsibility to our consumers, our animals and our planet.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to Belfast for an exciting and thought provoking summit alongside some great social events.