IFEC connects editors/writers and PR/marketing communicators who work with and within the foodservice B2B media. Get connected and join IFEC for the opportunities to share ideas, explore issues, and professional development.

Member Benefits

IFEC provides a vibrant community to build relationships, share your story, and learn from your colleagues. You’ll be able to connect and get the inside scoop on what’s happening in the industry. Check out the huge benefits members enjoy in IFEC!

IFEC Conference

Save the date. IFEC’s next annual conference will be November 2-4, 2020 in Santa Barbara, California. Plan on IFEC in Santa Barbara for prime networking, one-on-one editor-publicist meetings, valuable professional development activities, tastings, tours, and more.

“...Professional and personal bonds...”

“IFEC provides a place for editors and publicists to form warm, mutually respectful professional and personal bonds — a place that could never exist in the consumer media world.”
Pat Cobe, Senior Editor, Restaurant Business

“...Editorial Relationships and Structure...”

“I have relied on IFEC for over twenty years to provide editorial relationships and structure for the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) public relations program.”
Don Odiome, Retired Vice President Foodservice, Idaho Potato Commission

Latest News

February 2020 Newsletter

ifec newsletter February 2020 President's Letter Dear friends, Usually it’s the end of the year that’s reserved for reflection, but here it is, the beginning of March, and I find myself waxing a little nostalgic as I write this on a train between New York City and and...

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January 2020 Newsletter

ifec newsletter January 2020 President's Letter Dear IFEC friends, It’s been three months since IFEC 2019, and I find myself still reaping the benefits from the networking that I was able to enjoy in Madison. When you’re in the thick of the conference, those stretches...

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Upcoming Events

Important Dates

May 18, 2020 Bubble Party at NRA
May 18, 2020 IFEC Spring Board of Directors Meeting
November 2-4, 2020 Annual conference in Santa Barbara, CA

Sponsorship Opportunities 2020 IFEC's Hudson Valley Soiree

From February 1, 2020, 10:00 am to May 8, 2020, 12:00 pm
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Sponsorship Opportunities 2020 Bubble Party

From January 1, 2020 to May 18, 2020
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Thank you to our IFEC 2019 Conference Sponsors

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
American Egg Board
American Lamb Board
Arrow Stream
Avocados from Mexico
B&W Growers
Barilla America
California Milk Advisory Board
California Walnuts
Chilean Fresh Fruit Association
Clover POS
Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma
Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese
Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
Danone North America Away From Home
Dole Packaged Foods
Firehouse Subs
General Mills Convenience & Foodservice
Golden Dipt® breaders & Batters
Grapes from California
HERSHEY Foodservice
Idaho Potato Commission
Idahoan® Foodservice
Island Oasis drink mixes
Johnsonville, LLC
Jones Dairy Farm
Kerry Foodservice PlanFare shreds
Kikkoman Foodservice
Lamb Weston
National Honey Board
National Mango Board
National Peanut Board
National Pork Board
National Watermelon Promotion Board
North Carolina SweetPotato Commission
Olives from Spain
Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service
PepsiCo Foodservice
Red Gold®
Server Products ProPortion™ dispensers
Spread the Mustard
SupHerb Farms
The Mushroom Council
Tyson Foodservice
United Soybean Board
Washington Red Raspberry Commission