Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center
Encompassing work at the University of Minnesota, South Dakota State University and Iowa State University, the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center utilizes dairy checkoff dollars and contributions by member firms. The Center has more than 20 faculty who offer expertise in cheese, whey, milk and dairy ingredient process, safety, flavor and nutrition of dairy products.
Since inception, researchers have issued several patents, authored more than 200 publications, presented more than 500 abstracts and posters at national and international scientific conferences, and awarded nearly 150 graduate degrees, all in support of dairy foods research. The Center recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.