In june 2010 the 42nd Nordic Dairy Congress was opened in Hämeenlinna in Finland. The theme was "New Technologies and Innovations in Dairy Industry".
The target was to offer an extensive picture about the latest technology development and innovations in dairy industry. The new technologies aimed to concentrate on new more economic possibilities in process development offered by new membrane technologies and on continuous production methods. The second focused area was innovations at the sustainability and dairy quality control. At difficult macro-economical situation these targets for development results were connected to each others by more economical processes and production in dairy industry and milk production.