Upcoming Events

The 17th Thailand Congress of Nutrition: Nutrition for Equity and Sustainability

Date & Time: March 6-7, 2024

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

From March 6-7, the Nutrition Association of Thailand (NAT) will be hosting the 17th edition of the annual Thailand Congress of Nutrition (TCN) in Bangkok. USDEC will have a sponsored symposium within this conference in which a Thai nutrition expert will share how dairy proteins can support a healthy and active lifestyle.

Aligned with the theme of the conference, USDEC aims to relay the advantages of innovating health and wellness applications using U.S. dairy proteins to the Thai community.

Representing USDEC at the symposium is Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wantanee Kriengsinyos , Ph.D. (Nutritional Sciences), who currently serves as the Program Director of the Nutrition and Dietetics faculty at the Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University.

With over 20 years of professional experience, Dr. Wantanee will deep dive and share more about the advantages of dairy proteins on Wednesday, March 6th at 2:20pm (GMT+7) where about 800 nutritionists, dietitians, academics and students are antcipated to attend the conference.

Established in 1965, the association has over 2,500 members and aims to promote and encourage awareness of good nutrition in Thai society while sharing the most recent scientific updates on food and nutrition with its members.

Global Dairy Market Outlook Webinar - Signposts for 2024

Date & Time: March 12, 2024

Location: Southeast Asia (Virtual)

Join us for an insightful USDEC Webinar on Global Dairy Market Outlook where USDEC offers a comprehensive review of the past year’s U.S. and global dairy supply and demand landscape. This virtual event serves as a crucial springboard into the heart of our discussion – the signposts for 2024. Key issues, trends and signs to watch that could shape the U.S. and global dairy industry in the months ahead.

Presenters from USDEC’s Global Economic Affairs team and USDEC’s Southeast Asia office will dive into key signposts for 2024, reviewing 2023 U.S. and global supply/demand outcomes, export expectations for 2024, and what it all means for opportunities for U.S. dairy customers in Southeast Asia.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain strategic insights and position yourself for success in the dynamic landscape of dairy. Connect and ask questions during the live panel discussion with our USDEC members.

Register now and secure your spot at this upcoming webinar.

FHA - Food & Beverage 2024

Date & Time: April 23 - 26, 2024

Location: Singapore EXPO, Singapore

The USA Cheese Guild is delighted to feature domestic award-winning cheese producers at the upcoming Food & Hotel Asia (FHA) – Food & Beverage exhibition happening in Singapore from April 23 to 26, 2024. The Guild seeks to build bridges and change perceptions in Southeast Asia by delivering high-quality, innovative U.S. cheese varieties.

Come visit us at the USA Pavilion and taste a range of USA Cheeses, from outstanding handmade artisan to renowned varieties. Chef Imran, the guild’s local Cheese Specialist Program Instructor and Chef Consultant, will also perform culinary demonstrations.

To increase exports to Southeast Asia, the USA Cheese Guild presents the following cheesemakers who offer a wide range of export-ready cheese varieties.  Don’t miss these award-winning cheese producers at FHA!

  •  Associated Milk Producers Inc (AMPI) is headquartered in New Ulm, Minnesota, and is owned by 1,400 dairy farm families from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota. The cooperative’s award-winning cheese, butter and powdered dairy products are marketed to foodservice, retail and food ingredient customers.

  •  California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), an instrumentality of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, exists for one purpose: to spread the word about extraordinary dairy products made with Real California Milk. 

  • Commercial Creamery Company is founded in 1908 and is the leading manufacturer of cheese powders, specialty dairy powders and seasonings. Based in Jerome, Idaho, they serve thousands of clients in the United States and across the globe, exporting to more than 30 countries. Commercial Creamery Company’s products are used in a wide range of applications such as snack foods, soups and sauces, dressings and dips, pet foods, beverages, baking, nutraceuticals, entrees and flavor applications. 

  • Dairy Farmers of America is a milk marketing cooperative and dairy foods processor owned by more than 11,500 diverse family domestic farmers across America. 

  • Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin  – Wisconsin is the State of Cheese and one of those places that do one thing better than anyone anywhere. For nearly 200 years, Wisconsin cheesemakers have been crafting cheese.  Rooted in European cheese-making traditions and dedicated to innovation, Wisconsin offers over 600 varieties, types and styles and is the most awarded cheese in the world. 

  • First District Association is an independent dairy cooperative that maximizes returns for its producers and employees through innovation and by providing superior quality products to a global market. 

  • MCT Dairies is a leading global dairy partner offering innovative solutions that allow you to excel in your market. MCT Dairies’ success is derived from a desire to bring its dairy and cheese industry knowledge and innovations to a broader market. Benefit from their unparalleled expertise as they provide innovative solutions, customized products, worldwide logistics and a constant supply source. 

  • Talmera has a long history in the global dairy industry, focusing on exporting dairy ingredients and finished dairy products for the retail, foodservice and food manufacturing industries. Their experience and passion for delivering great products with outstanding services results in customers operating their businesses knowing that their dairy product needs are in good, strong hands.

U.S. Dairy Innovation & Supply Workshop

Date & Time: September 2, 2024

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Fi Asia is just the start of U.S. dairy ingredient learning and engagement opportunities in Jakarta, Indonesia. Happening on September 2nd, join us for a special full-day event featuring a packed line-up of speakers highlighting the demand and supply outlook, custom Southeast Asia consumer insights, and region-friendly F&B product formulation opportunities.

The full-day seminar will showcase the world-class supply capabilities of the U.S. dairy industry to the local trade and discuss the latest global dairy outlook and product trends driving worldwide demand for U.S. dairy ingredients. Topics include the future outlook for U.S. dairy production and exports and industry capacity investments to meet Indonesia and Southeast Asia’s demand for quality dairy ingredients. 

This event will also provide you a glimpse of the new prototype innovations to be featured at our Fi Asia booth, a deeper look at U.S. dairy protein advantages and insights into what drives Indonesia’s consumer habits and F&B trends, and a prime opportunity to connect with U.S. dairy suppliers ahead of the crowd.

Fi Asia Indonesia

Date & Time: September 4 - 6, 2024

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

From September 4 – 6, the U.S. Dairy Export Council will showcase the supply advantages of U.S. dairy and its limitless potential for innovation opportunities to be integrated into local food applications.
Come meet us at the exhibition to discover the U.S. dairy farmers’ and processors’ sustainability achievements and ambitious future goals, and how their sustainably-produced U.S. dairy ingredients can be seamlessly combined with Southeast Asian flavors in irresistible products and dishes.