IFDA Research

Through IFDA's research distributors get insights and information to make better business decisions and better understand how their companies are performing.



State of the Street Monitor - Issue 4, Jun 2018

The fourth issue features original research about independent operators' attitudes toward distributor food shows.In this issue: Independent restaurant performance trends, and details on how independent restaurant operators view and find value in distributor food shows. Pentallect’s Barry Friends shares his insight on how foodservice distributor food shows are evolving. ... Full Story

IFDA Economic Report - 2nd Quarter 2018

This quarterly report by IFDA and ITR Economics provides macro-economic trends, detailed information on leading economic and industry indicators, and projections that assist foodservice distributors with strategic business planning. Each report includes exclusive analysis of what the current situation and predictions mean to distributors.  In this issue: ITR Economics CEO & Princip... Full Story

IFDA Economic Report - 1st Quarter 2018

This quarterly report by IFDA and ITR Economics provides macro-economic trends, detailed information on leading economic and industry indicators, and projections that assist foodservice distributors with strategic business planning. Each report includes exclusive analysis of what the current situation and predictions mean to distributors.  In this issue: ITR Economics CEO & Princip... Full Story

State of the Street Monitor - Issue 3, Jan 2018

The third issue features original research about independent operators' purchasing of and attitudes toward distributor brand products.In this issue: Independent restaurant performance trends, and details on distributor brand purchasing trends and product satisfaction. Pentallect’s Barry Friends shares his experience with distributor brand evolution. Pentallect’s B... Full Story