IFDA conducts a range of research to serve its members and the foodservice distribution industry at large. Foodservice distributors play a critical role in the nation's economy and communities across the United States. In fact, the industry has a total economic impact of $330+ billion and a total employment impact of 1+ million. In addition, the value of the industry's charitable contributions is estimated at $550+ million. Learn more.

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