Consumer trends and preferences

Mother and daughter shopping for dairy


Local dairy farm
It is critical to connect consumers with agriculture and the farm-to-table story. Now is the time to highlight dairy's local origins, the farmer and regional products. In addition to promoting the nutrient and health benefits of dairy foods, marketing and leveraging local positioning can provide an emotional connection for consumers.

Dairy's nutrient package

Dairy has an opportunity to leverage consumers’ interest in health and wellness. Extensive research on nutrient-rich foods has been completed by the scientific community, so now is the time to leverage these insights and messages to promote the unique nutrient package of dairy foods and ingredients.