“It currently operates five facilities with 225,000ft² of warehouse space.”
Established in 1997, IF&P Foods is a food distribution firm with more than 340 refrigerated trucks offering services in over 14 US states in the Midwest. It currently operates five facilities with 225,000ft² of warehouse space.
The company is a merger between two food distribution companies, Indianapolis Fruit and Piazza Produce, which have a combined 118 years’ experience serving the grocery and foodservice industries.
IF&P group of companies also includes processing company Garden Cut, and two food service produce distributors Circle City Produce and Papania Produce.
The company provides fresh and packaged produce varieties, as well as partially prepared meal components, to roughly 7,500 customers throughout the Midwest, including grocery stores, restaurants, schools, and food management companies.
What is the impact of China’s Zero-COVID lockdowns on economic activity, consumer goods and the foodservice industry?
While wanting to protect the country from being overwhelmed by Omicron, China’s adherence to a Zero-COVID policy is resulting in a significant economic downturn. COVID outbreaks in Shanghai, Beijing and many other Chinese cities will impact 2022’s economic growth as consumers and businesses experience rolling lockdowns, leading to a slowdown in domestic and international supply chains.
China’s Zero-COVID policy is having a demonstrable impact on consumer-facing industries. Access GlobalData’s new whitepaper, China in 2022: the impact of China’s Zero-COVID lockdowns on economic activity, consumer goods and the foodservice industry, to examine the current situation in Shanghai and other cities in China, to better understand the worst-affected industry sectors, foodservice in particular, and to explore potential growth opportunities as China recovers.
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