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Tap in to $43B in Collective Buying Power

In addition to gaining access to our committed volume sales power, our suppliers benefit from an exclusive alliance with market share leaders, centralized negotiations and support, and a strategic and innovative marketing program focused on sales growth.

Exclusive Brands

IMA works closely with our partner manufacturers to build a successful portfolio of EXCLUSIVE BRAND products that are strategically positioned to drive volume, creating loyalty and bottom-line results for all the businesses we serve.

Tiered Offerings

Quality tiering meets the needs of different operators, optimizing value and profitability for all.

Quality, Consistency, Profitability

Our manufacturers deliver on all three, distinguishing IMA, its distributor members, and its manufacturers as trusted, reliable partners.


We balance cost of goods, market demands, and fair market pricing to benefit manufacturers, distributors, operators, and consumers alike.

Resources that Enrich

  • Robust marketing program designed to drive sales
  • National networking opportunities, including sales growth and innovation events
  • Cuttings support and state-of-the-art test kitchen access
  • Comprehensive GS1 Program
  • Category management leadership
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GS1 Program Completeness

We offer complimentary, in-house photo service for new products and brand conversions and conduct monthly audits with scorecards to assist suppliers with adherence to both GS1 and our internal EXCLUSIVE BRAND standards.

See How Our Supplier Partners Benefit from the Alliance

How Teaming with IMA Nearly Doubled this Supplier’s Dollar Sales

How this Supplier Saw a Significant, Positive Impact on their Business through IMA Collaboration

How the Partnership Helped Increase Sales by Almost 1 Million Pounds

How the Alliance Assisted in Increasing this Supplier’s Sales by Over 2 Million Pounds

How IMA Contributed to Double-digit Growth for 10 Consecutive Years

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