Press Release - EEX organises first European Dairy Conference in cooperation with the ife Institute Kiel

Press Release - EEX organises first European Dairy Conference in cooperation with the ife Institute Kiel

Save the date - 19 May 2020

On 19 May 2020, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) together with the ife Institute of Food Economics will host its first European Dairy Conference (EDC) entitled

"Export of dairy products: Opportunities, challenges and solutions".

in Berlin.

The world market for dairy products and its developments have become increasingly important in recent years and have become a key factor for the European dairy industry. The development towards a global market with an interplay of prices between Oceania, the USA and Europe and with growth markets such as China and Africa are important factors for the European dairy market. The conference will focus on the significance, opportunities, risks and possible solutions to the challenges of exporting dairy products from Europe.

Lectures on the topic are planned from companies and organisations that are active in or deal with the global dairy markets, such as Nestlé, Arla, Dairy Industry Ireland, Fonterra and Rabobank. The target groups of the event are dairies, trading companies in the market for milk and dairy products, companies in the food industry and representatives of associations of these groups.

The conference is supported by the European Dairy Association (EDA) as promotion partner. Registration is now open at The participation fee for the conference is Eur 350.00 plus VAT. An early registration is recommended as the number of participants is limited.


The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EEX offers contracts on Power; Natural Gas and Emission Allowances as well as Freight and Agricultural Products. EEX is part of Deutsche Börse Group.

The ife Institute of Food Economics is an independent, non-profit research centre and regularly provides neutral market and policy analyses of the dairy market in the European Union and the world market. The range of tasks of the IFE is based on the four pillars Market analysis, market information, cost analyses, value chain milk and campus and further education/seminars.


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