• Dean Snyder Construction has become one of the largest family-owned and operated firms in the Midwest. With over 200 employees and two locations in north and central Iowa, we offer design-build, construction management and services to the commercial food and beverage processing, industrial and pharmaceutical manufacturing, and healthcare markets. 

  • BODYARMOR is a premium, sports drink that provides superior hydration. It is packed with electrolytes, coconut water and vitamins and is low in sodium and high in potassium. BODYARMOR contains natural flavors and sweeteners and no colors from artificial sources. In 2013, Kobe Bryant joined the BODYARMOR team as the number three shareholder in the company. 

  • Going against the grain.

    At Castor River Farms, we don’t do things like everyone else. Our hands-on approach from seed to shelf guarantees that you’ll never find a grain of ordinary rice in our bag. What you will find is high-quality, great-tasting, Missouri-grown long grain rice—the perfect compliment to your favorite dish.

  • Crafted from an original family recipe and made in Iowa, Countryside BBQ Sauce has become an underground favorite for many backyard BBQ cooks and BBQ competitors. This BBQ sauce goes great on anything: brisket, ribs, chicken, burgers, fries - if you like BBQ sauce youll be using Countryside on everything! Its classic BBQ flavor has customers hypnotized and keeps em' coming back for more. Countryside has been BBB accredited since 2008.

  • 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

    July 9–July 11

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

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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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