• ARE YOU PAYING AN INEFFICIENCY TAX? Utilities are among the highest operating costs for grocers. TEG customers have found 20–40% cost savings – diverting excess utility costs back into operations. We identify cost-saving opportunities that lower inefficiency taxes, increase sales, and enhance the shopper experience! 

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  • Fresha is an upstart company in Minnesota that washes and packages fresh market carrots. Our long summer days, cool crisp nights, and rich soil create the ideal growing conditions for sweeter, better-tasting carrots. Consumers appreciate the opportunity to source locally grown products. Being in the Midwest, we can reduce freight costs and transportation time. 

  • Windstream Enterprise collaborates with businesses across the United States to drive digital transformation by delivering solutions that solve today’s most complex networking and communication challenges. Voice and data solutions, phone systems, secure WiFi, internal cabling, pen testing and more, we enable customers to connect, transform and elevate business in an ever-evolving, cloud-connected world.

  • Since this week would have been our Annual Get Connected Convention, we plan to celebrate the event virtually. Listen as IGIA President Michelle Hurd tells us more about it in a short video.

  • Schraad & Associates food brokerage team serves markets throughout the Central, Mid-South and South Central regions of the United States. This growth has been fueled by our ability to differentiate ourselves from the competition through performance and results. Our customer teams provide seamless solutions and deliver optimum communication, customized strategic planning and timely retail execution.  

     

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New park benches, planters and picnic tables will help to beautify parks and schools throughout Iowa this summer and fall, courtesy of …
All across Iowa, communities have discovered what a huge impact even a small action can make during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the small town of Dunlap (population 1,050), Smitty’s Grocery has long been a local fixture. And as the only grocery store around, the business couldn’t be any more essential.
New park benches, planters and picnic tables will help to beautify parks and schools throughout Iowa this summer and fall, courtesy of …
All across Iowa, communities have discovered what a huge impact even a small action can make during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the small town of Dunlap (population 1,050), Smitty’s Grocery has long been a local fixture. And as the only grocery store around, the business couldn’t be any more essential.
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Welcome

The Iowa Grocery Industry Association (IGIA) is a state trade association that represents the food industry including chain and independent supermarkets, convenience stores, suppliers, wholesalers, brokers, manufacturers and distributors. Our mission is to proactively promote and strengthen Iowa's grocery industry.

Founded in 1899, the IGIA has long served as a resource to its members, the food industry and the public through education, legislative support, networking and philanthropic programs. The association’s leadership is as diverse as the industry it serves with directors from major retailers and independent markets, as well as national and local wholesalers and suppliers.

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