U.S. Better Positioned than Competitors to Meet Rising Global Demand for Dairy
With global milk production constrained, there is an opportunity for U.S. dairy farmers and suppliers to fill the gap. That’s according to U.S. Dairy Export Council President and CEO Krysta Harden, speaking recently at two major dairy conferences.
While the world’s largest suppliers are facing obstacles that are already limiting their ability to keep pace, Harden believes that the United States is well placed to grow milk and dairy production sustainably to meet rising global demand. That’s despite the ongoing challenges of an export supply-chain crisis and the need for more U.S. free-trade agreements.
“Our farmers are the most productive,” Harden said. “They’re the most efficient, they love what they do, they are investing in all the right places – technology, sustainability, environmental improvements. It’s clear to me that we can do what our biggest competitors can’t do.”
She added, “The U.S. can be the driver of dairy’s critical role in a more sustainable global food system. We are the most sustainable dairy producers in the world. It is a marketing tool we have in our hands.”
Read more on the U.S. Dairy Export Blog: With global milk production constrained, Harden sees opportunity to expand U.S. dairy exports (usdec.org)
Find out more about the U.S. dairy industry’s commitment to sustainability and continuous improvement: Goals and Future Commitments | ThinkUSAdairy by the U.S. Dairy Export Council