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

December 2019 Newsletter

ifec newsletter December 2019 President's Letter December 2019 Greetings fellow IFECers! As 2019 comes to a close and I fondly take a look back, a few top highlights immediately spring to mind: The addition of the Hudson Valley regional reception, which was a great...

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The Perfect Purée Brings Two New Flavors to the Table

For Immediate Release The Perfect Purée Brings Two New Flavors to the Table Request samples now of Red Jalapeño Puree and Peach Ginger blend NAPA VALLEY, CA (Dec. 4, 2019) — The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley, a leading U.S. producer of premium frozen fruit purées,...

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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 2018 Conference Sponsors

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
American Lamb Board
Ardent Mills
Australis Aquaculture
Brew City®
Bush’s Best® Foodservice
Butterball ® Foodservice
California Dried Plum Board
California MIlk Advisory Board
California Walnuts
Chilean Fresh Fruit Associatioin
Dole Packaged Foods
Dr. Praeger’s Purely Sensible Foods
Durham Distillery
Farmer Brothers
Firehouse Subs
Food News Media: FSR/QSR
HERSHEY Foodservice
Idaho Potato Commission
Idahoan Foods, LLC
J.R. Simplot Company
Jones Dairy Farm
Kikkoman Sales USA, Inc.
Lamb Weston
Mann’s Fresh Vegetables
Morrison Healthcare
National Chicken Council
National Honey Board
National Mango Board
National Peanut Board
National Pork Board
National Processed Raspberry Council
National Watermelon Promotion Board
Norwegian Seafood Council
Olives from Spain
Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service
PepsiCo Foodservice
Red Diamond Coffee & Tea
Spread the Mustard
SupHerb Farms
T. Marzetti Foodservice
The Mushroom Council
Wisconsin Cheese