1919 S. Highland Ave
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: 630.627.8100
Toll-free: 800.624.6712

Founded in 1925

The Illinois Food Retailers Association (IFRA) is a non-profit trade association dedicated to the profitability and growth of locally owned and owner-operated retail food stores and the suppliers that service them.

For each of its members, IFRA membership strengthens the link to the food industry at-large and provides industry-specific programs, essential and timely information about general industry topics and legislative and regulatory issues that affect their business.

Scholarship Information

IFRA Scholarship Program

The Illinois Food Retailers Education Foundation will award a number of Scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year. For IFRA member companies: Part-time employees that are full-time students and children of full-time employees are eligible for the scholarships.

Food Managers Sanitation/Food Handling

Food Managers Sanitation/Food Handling

The Illinois Department of Public Health requires that all food service establishments that prepare and serve food will be required to have a certified food service manager on the premises at all times food is being handled. Registration and information.


Learn about our leadership team and how to become a member of Illinois Food Retailers Association.


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