YLFA International is the only independent non-profit trade association that promotes yogurt and fermented milks, their ingredients and live cultures at both EU and International (Codex) level.
Founded in 2005 and based in Brussels, YLFA provides a unique platform for addressing shared interests and key issues relating to the yoghurt and live fermented milks industry and international standards.
YLFA is hosted by the European Dairy Association (EDA) in the heart of the European district in Brussels.
YLFA is an official Observer at the Codex Alimentarius.
YLFA acts to ensure the recognition of the specificities of yoghurtand fermented milks by national and international public authorities by promoting high quality standards.
YLFA provides a platform for debate, sharing of expertise and proactive decision-making, in collaboration with other national, European and international inter professional bodies.
YLFA acts for its members by monitoring and taking strong positions on key issues in scientific and technical matters (Quality, Regulation and Nutrition).
YLFA is a leading source of technical and legal information on yoghurts, fermented milks, cultures and probiotics in dairy products