Serving the Food Import Industry Since 1906.
The Association of Food Industries Inc. is committed to developing programs that facilitate the business of its member companies, encourage free and fair trade, and foster compliance with US laws and regulations.
Whether you’re looking for answers to government regulations, food standards, statistical data or just need help 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 benefits will keep you abreast of the latest food industry developments. AFI proactively monitors regulatory changes affecting the food import trade. AFI also holds an annual convention and meetings filled with important information and excellent networking opportunities. Learn More >
Meet FDA’s Northeast Import Division’s Director at AFI’s Town Meeting!
November 9, 2017 - Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
Dawne Hines will share her thoughts on avoiding common reasons for delays at import, observations on FSMA and FSVP inspections and give an update on the Northeast Region’s activities.
“A Hassle-Free Approach to Developing a Robust Foreign Supplier Verification Program”
Speaker: Ramakrishnan Narasimhan (aka ‘Rama), Vice President, Product Safety and Research at Perry Johnson Registrar Food Safety
Learn More About AFI
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.
What's HOT NOW?
FSMA – The Food Safety Modernization Act is the biggest change to U.S. food law in nearly a century. You don’t know what you don’t know! AFI members, however, have received training via meetings, webinars, seminars, bulletins AND two guides written with them in mind. One is written for the importer and one is written from the foreign exporter view for U.S. members to share with their suppliers.
Get Your Two Free FSMA Guides by Joining AFI Today!
Upcoming FSVP TRAINING SCHEDULEBookmark this page to stay aware of any new FSVP courses.
What is FSVP?
The United States requires food exported to the U.S. to meet U.S. food safety requirements. The Food Safety Modernization Act states importers are responsible to ensure the food they import meets U.S. regulations through a Foreign Supplier Verification Program.
How Can AFI Help Your Company?
AFI keeps you informed on issues relating to the food import trade through bulletins, its bi-monthly newsletter and its Web site, www.afius.org.
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.