IPAP is owned by five independent buying groups: Frosty Acres Brands, Federated Foodservice, Golbon, Performance Food Group and UniPro Foodservice.

These venture partners formed an alliance to obtain better pricing, expand product options, reduce internal costs and achieve greater inventory turns all while remaining competitors. Collectively the five groups represent more than 1,000 independent distributors. Since forming in 1991, IPAP’s owners combined have sold over one billion pounds of refrigerated dairy products to their operators through IPAP.

Frosty Acres

Est. 1954
Frosty Acres is a national marketing and food purchasing cooperative, dedicated to aligning and unifying the sales, marketing, and procurement activities of its members in order to produce sustainable growth and member business wealth. Frosty Acres provides high-quality national brands and private brands, such as Restaurant’s Pride®, to its members. The Frosty Acres cooperative is comprised of independent food distributors in the U.S., Canada, Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda. Members of Frosty Acres consist of broadliners, wholesalers, retailers, C-store distributors, system distributors, and center-of-the-plate specialists.

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Federated Foodservice

Est. 1900
Federated Foodservice is a division of Federated Group, a buying group and brand owner that offers support for every segment along the food distribution spectrum. Its menu of services is designed to benefit both domestic and international foodservice companies. Customized solutions include traditional, private label and national brand suppliers. Its experienced, sales-driven team specializes in serving the intricate network of distributors who sell food and related goods to restaurants, QSRs, C-stores, grocery stores, hotels, schools, cruise lines and other foodservice locations.

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Golbon

Est. 1963
Golbon, a national foodservice buying group, provides independent distributors help to successfully compete in an ever-changing marketplace. Golbon yields millions of dollars in savings and financial returns to more than 200 distributor members each year, by aggregating over $9.5 billion in collective purchasing power to negotiate competitive programs and services with more than 650 supplier partners. Golbon also provides innovative business solutions, operational services and customer service to its membership. Golbon’s wide range of services and custom-tailored programs are valuable keys to increased success for the distributor members and suppliers.

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Performance Food Group

Est. 1885
Performance Food Group is a customer-centric foodservice distribution leader headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Grounded by roots that date back to a grocery peddler in 1885, PFG today has a nationwide network of more than 80 distribution centers, nearly 18,000 associates and more than 5,000 suppliers across the country. PFG markets and delivers quality food and related products to more than 150,000 locations including independent and chain restaurants, schools, business and industry locations, healthcare facilities, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers, theaters and convenience stores.

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UniPro

Est. 1958
With more than 850 locations, UniPro Foodservice, Inc. is the largest foodservice distribution cooperative in the United States. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, UniPro provides nationwide access to exclusive purchasing opportunities with the country’s premier suppliers. Its 400-plus distributors provide quality foodservice products for more than 800,000 customers. The member companies represent more than $60 billion in annual sales revenues. UniPro members service accounts in all segments of the foodservice industry, including independent and multi-unit restaurants, healthcare facilities, schools, military feeding and other mass-feeding operations.

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IPAP is owned by five independent buying groups: Frosty Acres Brands, Federated Foodservice, Golbon, Performance Food Group and UniPro Foodservice.

These groups formed an alliance to obtain better pricing, expand product options, reduce internal costs and achieve greater inventory turns all while remaining competitors. Collectively the five groups represent more than 1,000 independent distributors. Since forming in 1991, IPAP’s owners combined have sold over one billion pounds of refrigerated dairy products to their operators through IPAP.

Frosty Acres

Est. 1954

Frosty Acres is a national marketing and food purchasing cooperative, dedicated to aligning and unifying the sales, marketing, and procurement activities of its members in order to produce sustainable growth and member business wealth. Frosty Acres provides high-quality national brands and private brands, such as Restaurant’s Pride®, to its members. The Frosty Acres cooperative is comprised of independent food distributors in the U.S., Canada, Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda. Members of Frosty Acres consist of broadliners, wholesalers, retailers, C-store distributors, system distributors, and center-of-the-plate specialists.

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Federated Foodservice

Est. 1900

Federated Foodservice is a division of Federated Group, a buying group and brand owner that offers support for every segment along the food distribution spectrum. Its menu of services is designed to benefit both domestic and international foodservice companies. Customized solutions include traditional, private label and national brand suppliers. Its experienced, sales-driven team specializes in serving the intricate network of distributors who sell food and related goods to restaurants, QSRs, C-stores, grocery stores, hotels, schools, cruise lines and other foodservice locations.

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Golbon

Est. 1963

Golbon, a national foodservice buying group, provides independent distributors help to successfully compete in an ever-changing marketplace. Golbon yields millions of dollars in savings and financial returns to more than 200 distributor members each year, by aggregating over $9.5 billion in collective purchasing power to negotiate competitive programs and services with more than 650 supplier partners. Golbon also provides innovative business solutions, operational services and customer service to its membership. Golbon’s wide range of services and custom-tailored programs are valuable keys to increased success for the distributor members and suppliers.

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Performance Food Group

Est. 1885

Performance Food Group is a customer-centric foodservice distribution leader headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Grounded by roots that date back to a grocery peddler in 1885, PFG today has a nationwide network of more than 80 distribution centers, nearly 18,000 associates and more than 5,000 suppliers across the country. PFG markets and delivers quality food and related products to more than 150,000 locations including independent and chain restaurants, schools, business and industry locations, healthcare facilities, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers, theaters and convenience stores.

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UniPro

Est. 1958

With more than 850 locations, UniPro Foodservice, Inc. is the largest foodservice distribution cooperative in the United States. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, UniPro provides nationwide access to exclusive purchasing opportunities with the country’s premier suppliers. Its 400-plus distributors provide quality foodservice products for more than 800,000 customers. The member companies represent more than $60 billion in annual sales revenues. UniPro members service accounts in all segments of the foodservice industry, including independent and multi-unit restaurants, healthcare facilities, schools, military feeding and other mass-feeding operations.

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