Mission: To facilitate the efficient import of dairy products from around the world into the united states.
Programs: Events - the association has numerous networking events for the benefit of their members that vary from year to year. The organization also publishes a yearbook every two years, which is the who's who of the cheese importing industry, and is the premier reference guide for key information vital to understanding the ever-changing rules and regulations of the business.
qualified importers program - the association is qualified to participate in the qualified importers program (qip) under the united states department of agriculture's dairy promotion and research order. The qip is administered by the national dairy promotion and research board and is used to promote the increase of consumption of milk and other dairy products through promotion, research and nutrition education. The association receives a portion of the dairy import assessment tax paid by its members.