• Founded in 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa, Ruan is a family-owned transportation management company, providing Dedicated Contract Transportation, Supply Chain Solutions and Value-added Warehousing to customers across the country. More than 40 percent of our business is food-related, so we are committed to the safety of our customers' products and understand that reliability and freshness are critical.

  • 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 competition through performance and results. Our customer teams provide seamless solutions and deliver optimum communication, customized strategic planning and timely retail execution. 

  • Founded in 1899, IGIA is celebrating 120 years of dedicated service to Iowa's food industry including chain and independent supermarkets, convenience stores, suppliers, wholesalers, brokers, manufacturers and distributors. IGIA exists to proactively promote and strengthen Iowa's food industry and serve as a valued resource to its members. 

  • Klondike Cheese Co. is owned and operated by a fourth-generation Wisconsin cheesemaking family. Crafting cheese on the factory’s original site established in the rolling hills of Green County during the late 1800s, the Buholzer family boasts six Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers and are recognized nationally for their award-winning Feta, Muenster, Brick and Havarti cheese as well as Greek Yogurt. 

  • Star Ranch Angus is a brand of Tyson Fresh Meats. For nearly 60 years, Tyson Fresh Meats has been the industry’s leading fresh meat supplier. Our longtime business partners trust and value the knowledge, dedication and innovative products that fuel our professional relationships. The entire Tyson Fresh Meats Team is committed to exceeding your expectations.

  • Get Connected Convention 2019

    Tuesday–Thursday
    July 9–July 11

    Hotel:
    DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex
    350 1st Ave NE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

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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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