IDFA Foundation Completes First Fiscal Year with Grants to Reduce Food Insecurity and Improve Diversity in Dairy Processing

March 2, 2023 IDFA Foundation

The IDFA Foundation completed its first fiscal year by delivering three grants totaling more than $63,000 to leading nonprofits working to reduce food insecurity and advance and empower minority students entering careers in food and agriculture. The IDFA Foundation seeks to make an important contribution to people and communities on behalf of the U.S. dairy industry by providing grants to support individuals and organizations that work to advance human health and nutrition, improve environmental stewardship and sustainability, and enhance the welfare of people working in food manufacturing.

Darigold Processing Plant Coming to Pasco, WA

June 23, 2022 Ashley Carter, KEPR

Leaders with the Port of Pasco said the largest dairy facility in North America is coming to the Tri-Cities. Port officials confirm that a new Darigold processing plant will be built in Pasco.

U.S. and European Dairy Processors Agree to Maintain Open Communication Amid Global Food System Shocks

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has upended global food supply chains, raised prices for inputs, energy, and finished food products, and exacerbated nutrition insecurity in countries around the world. Following a meeting today in the Washington, D.C. offices of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), leaders of the European Dairy Association (EDA) and IDFA issued the following joint statement:

New, State-of-the-Art Plant in Little Chute, Wisconsin: Agropur to Expand its Facility In Little Chute

October 22, 2021 Agropur

Agropur is pleased to formally announce the expansion of its facility in Little Chute, Wisconsin. Agropur is building a new state-of-the-art facility to meet growing market demand and significantly increase its production of cheese and dairy ingredients.

TX Dairy Processor Adds Additional Layer of Biosecurity to Safety Protocols: Sees Uptick in Safety Compliance

September 16, 2021 PathO3Gen Solutions

Lone Star Dairy Products recently addressed the spread of dangerous pathogens via foot traffic, shoes, and floors, by adding the Patho3gen Solutions UVZone Shoe Sanitizing Stations to their suite of safety engineering protocols. The Texas dairy processor saw an immediate measurable improvement to safety compliance while providing a visible sign of safety to their employees, vendors, and customers.