IPAP is owned by five independent buying groups: F.A.B., Inc., 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 the while remaining competitors. The five aforementioned groups represent over 1,000 independent distributors. Since forming 1991, IPAP’s owners have collectively sold over one billion pounds of refrigerated dairy products to their operators through IPAP.
Frosty Acres Brands 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, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda. Members of Frosty Acres consist of broadliners, wholesalers, retailers, C-store distributors, system distributors, and center-of-the plate specialists. For more information about Frosty Acres please call 1-800-569-4821, or visit www.frostyacres.com.
Specializing in store brand and controlled brand development, Federated Foodservice offers a menu of innovative services designed to benefit both domestic and international customers. Its customized solutions include traditional, private label and national brand foodservice for a variety of customers across the country. Its experienced, sales-driven team specializes in serving the intricate network of distributors who supply foods and related goods to restaurants, QSRs, cafeterias, hotels, hospitals and other foodservice outlets.
Golbon, a national foodservice buying group, provides independent distributors help to successfully compete in an ever-changing marketplace. Golbon is a responsible and savvy foodservice buying group obsessed with helping members grow and prosper. Golbon yields millions of dollars in savings and financial returns to over 200-plus distributor members each year, by aggregating over 9.5 billion in collective purchasing power to negotiate competitive programs and services with over 650 supplier partners. At the same time Golbon provides innovative business solutions, operational services and maniac customer service to the membership.
As the parent company to a leading family of foodservice distributors, Performance Food Group delivers food and food-related products to more than 130,000 independent and national chain restaurants, quick-service eateries, pizzarias, theaters, schools and other institutions across the United States. It does so through its four business divisions: PERFORMANCE Foodservice, ROMA Food, Vistar and Customized. Altogether, PFG’s family of distributors offers synergies that give customers the best variety in choice of high quality products and strength of industry-wide relationships to better serve its customers.
UniPro Foodservice is the largest foodservice distribution cooperative in the United States. Comprising over 650 shareholder companies with over 900locations, each distributor is independently owned. With a collective sales volume of over $58 billion, the buying power of this group enables enhanced purchasing opportunities. 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.