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 $331+ 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.

What's new?

  • Watch the recording of our webinar on addressing today's transportation challenges (login required).
  • Read the latest IFDA Economic Report Q3 2019, detailing the operating environment's current state and forecasted trends.
  • A joint research project between IFDA and St. Joseph's University explores what college students think about careers in foodservice distribution.
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Questions? Email IFDA's Director of Research & Industry Insights Annika Stensson.