Publications

The Potential of Dairy Products in Preventing Undernutrition Among Elderly

Undernutrition among elderly citizens and people being hospitalised is an increasing phenomenon in Western societies and affects the well-being of the individual as well as public health budgets. Thanks to their specific nutritional composition,...

Dairy Flash #3 - 2018

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EDA comments on draft DG SANTE implementing act on rules for voluntary origin labelling

EDA in principle welcomes the new version of the draft Implementing Regulation on rules for voluntary origin labelling (version published for public consultation from 4 January - 1 February 2018), especially because trademarks and geographical...

Dairy and Societal SDGs

The European dairy sector is continuously working on improving its long-term environmental, economic and social sustainability. Key to these efforts will be aligning with the UNs Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): 17 goals whose aim is to bring...

Dairy Flash #2 - 2018

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Sugar in Dairy Products

Plain or Sweetened, All Dairy Products Can be Part of a Balanced and Healthy Diet ·      Milk and dairy products contain natural sugars·      Dairy is an important component of a healthy dietary...

Dairy Flash #1 - 2018

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Dairy Focus - Bulgarian EU Presidency

Bulgaria joined the EU in 2007 and celebrated its 10th anniversary of EU Membership in 2017. Since 2007, Bulgaria has engaged in a process of important changes and managed an impressive modernization agenda.

Dairy Flash #19 - 2017

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Events

EDA/Assifonte Convention 2018

'A Green Future for European Dairy'

EDA Policy Conference 2018

‘European Dairy - Our way forward’

Press releases

The EU dairy industry supports the sustainability commitments and the important role of the dairy sector in striving towards the development goals.

Dairy provides healthy nutrition, societal and environmental benefits and engages to further enforce all these pillars in the support of the global sustainable development goals. The European dairy sector brings three major ‘qualitative’ pillars to...

Brexit: the Future EU-UK Dairy Framework

EDA and DairyUK officially presented their joint ‘Future EU UK Dairy Framework’ to chief negotiators Michel Barnier and David Davis.

The future for dairy, food and farming

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) measures are of great importance to the functioning of our chain and hence for the dairy industry, the most important agricultural sector in Europe, present in all EU Member States. EDA therefore accompanies...

The EU dairy sector highlights the nutritional value of dairy & refutes the proposed traffic light labelling by ENL

The European Dairy Association (EDA) supports the consumers’ right to be fully informed on the nutritional properties of foods which is one of the legal requirement of the Food Information to Consumers Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011. EDA believes...

“European dairy exports on record track – local roots and global business”

Two weeks after the publication of the update and implementation report of the European Commission’s ‘Trade or All’ strategy, EU Commissioner for Trade, Ms Cecilia Malmström, joins the EDA European Dairy Platform on Friday 29 September 2017 to...