National Dairy Foods Research Center Celebrates 25 Years

September 19, 2012

The research program was established in 1987 by America’s dairy farmers.

Dairy science program the National Dairy Foods Research Center is celebrating its 25th year since being established in 1987 by America’s dairy farmers. The organization, which now has six university-affiliated research centers located throughout the United States and available to the dairy industry, provides research, education, pilot facilities, and technical assistance for developing and improving dairy products and ingredients. The program serves dairy, food, and beverage companies.

“The fingerprints of the Dairy Research Centers can be seen in a great number of advancements made in dairy, food, and beverage products over the past 25 years,” says Bill Graves, senior vice president of product research at the Dairy Research Institute, whose dairy farmers help to support the research center.

Read about some of the National Dairy Foods Research Center’s specific achievements here.