The cold chain refers to the temperature management of perishable products in order to maintain quality and safety from the point of slaughter or harvest through the distribution chain to the final consumer. The Global Cold Chain Alliance serves as the focused voice of the cold chain industry, representing 1,200 member companies in 75 countries. The Global Cold Chain Alliance and its Core Partners are supported by the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), a nonprofit foundation. WFLO develops education and research for the industry and provides cold chain advisory services that empower economic development and strengthen the global cold chain.
The IPIA’s mission is for our members to provide the retailer and consumer with a safe, high-quality, consumable food product. IPIA members recognize that ICE IS A FOOD and meet mandatory safe packaged ice accreditation standards.
A regional packaged ice association representing ice manufactures, ice distributors, and suppliers of ice equipment. Located from Maine through Virginia with over 100 members throughout the Northeastern United States.
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