Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy is a voluntary organization that works with leaders from across the dairy value chain to align on pre-competitive priorities, drive progress and speak with one voice. The goal – to advance a shared social responsibility platform and demonstrate U.S. dairy’s collective commitment to provide the world responsibly produced dairy foods that nourish people, strengthen communities and foster a sustainable future.

Areas of Focus

Sustainable Nutrition

Highlight dairy’s role in a sustainable food system that supports consumers’ health and well-being.

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Animal Care

Demonstrate dairy farmers’ commitment to high quality humane and ethical animal care.

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Environmental Stewardship

Advance the science and practices to support our vision of dairy as an environmental solution.

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Food Safety

Protect consumers and minimize risks by providing resources and training in all facets of dairy manufacturing.

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People & Community

Share dairy’s positive societal and economic impacts.

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We welcome the involvement of all those along the dairy chain—from farm to table—who share our commitment of a socially responsible and ever-improving dairy community. If you would like to learn more or become involved, please contact us at