The Center for Dairy Research (CDR), supported by dairy farmer check off dollars, is located within a licensed, operating dairy plant on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A full service dairy research center with more than 30 researchers and scientists, CDR offers solution based research backed by experience, passion and tradition. Its expertise is in five main areas: cheese, dairy ingredients, cultured products and beverages, quality/safety, and dairy processing. Each of these areas are in turn supported by expertise in research, sensory, analytical, training, commercialization and outreach. CDR brings research to life for the dairy and food industry.