Association of Food Industries

What Is AFI?

Association of Food Industries is committed to developing programs that facilitate the business of its member companies, encourage free and fair trade, and foster compliance with U.S. laws and regulations.

Whether your company needs help with government regulations, food standards, statistical data, or just keeping up with the rapid pace of industry changes, AFI is here for you.

Actively learning, participating in association activities and taking advantage of AFI's many member benefits will keep you on the food industry's cutting edge.

AFI pro-actively monitors regulatory changes affecting the food import trade, and holds an annual convention, town meetings, and other networking opportunities throughout the year.

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Who Belongs to AFI?
Meet Our Board and Staff

AFI, Since 1906

The Association of Food Industries, Inc., is a nonprofit trade association incorporated since 1906 in New York State. It pursues the diverse interests of the membership, which includes the Importers of Nuts & Agricultural Products and their Suppliers abroad; the Importers of Processed Foods and their Suppliers abroad; Packers and Dealers of Honey; Importers and Marketers of Olive Oil; and Companies that provide services to the food industry.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that the AFI Annual Convention, originally scheduled for April 23-25, 2020 has been cancelled.

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Pictures from the 2019 AFI Annual Convention in Austin, Texas.

How Can AFI Help You?

 AFI keeps you informed on issues relating to the food import trade through bulletins, its bi-monthly newsletter and

 AFI works on the food import industry’s behalf on legislative and regulatory issues.

 Membership in AFI gives your company increased recognition in the U.S. food trade.

 AFI conducts an arbitration service for the resolution of commercial disputes.

 AFI’s professional staff is on call to answer issues of concern to you and your company.


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