IFDA Research

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



IFDA Semi-Annual Economic Report - 2017 1st Quarter

This members-only report provides macro-economic trends and projections that assist IFDA members with business planning. Collaborating with IFDA on this project is ITR Economics, which has proven expertise in predicting economic trends, helping companies “see around corners, and a firm whose economists have deep knowledge of distribution. IFDA provides these semi-annual reports in order to... Full Story

IFDA Manual on the FDA Sanitary Transportation of Food Rule

The sanitary transportation of human and animal food (sanitary transportation rule) is the first-ever rule governing the transportation of food. The rule implements the Sanitary Food Transportation Act of 2005 (SFTA) and the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 (FSMA), and is part of the agency’s larger effort to focus on prevention of food safety problems throughout the food chain. In gen... Full Story

IFDA Semi-Annual Economic Report - 2016 3rd Quarter

This members-only report provides macro-economic trends and projections that assist IFDA members with business planning. Collaborating with IFDA on this project is ITR Economics, which has proven expertise in predicting economic trends, helping companies “see around corners, and a firm whose economists have deep knowledge of distribution. IFDA provides these semi-annual reports in order to: ... Full Story