IPIA 2020 Convention & Trade Show Update



Learn more about ice safety!

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.

COVID-19 Update:
IPIA is Here for You


We’re here. The International Packaged Ice Association (IPIA) is committed to helping you provide certified, safely packaged ice for the sick, compromised, elderly and those of any age with COVID-19. During this time, our member companies are ready to keep your merchandisers stocked and ready. The world is moving forward in the midst of adversity, and we care about your business, your employees and your customers.


We’re all committed to getting through this extremely challenging time. Our member ice companies are practicing thorough food and personnel safety precautions, from processing and handling to delivery to all our customers. Packaged ice food processing is considered ‘an essential’ business so we expect our members to continue operations and be available when you need them. We are also keeping those on the front lines dealing with COVID-19, in hospitals, health care facilities and other essential services, in our thoughts during this time.


Stay healthy and safe, we will get through this together.

IPIA members take seriously proper disposal of packaging.

We are glad you are here!

Since 1917 founded as the National Association of Ice Industries to today as the International Packaged Ice Association, our proud trade association has represented commercial industry producers of block ice and packaged ice in North America and today Internationally on all 7 continents. Our member committment to Food Safety and education at all levels of regulatory, retailer and the consumer that ICE IS FOOD is the hallmark of our vision as an association.

IPIA ice producing and distribution members produce quality bagged ice and ice cube products that meet rigorous sanitation standards. Consumers, please be sure to click on ‘FIND AN ICE SUPPLIER’ to make sure you are purchasing a quality bag of ice for your consumption and cooling needs. Then look for that brand and IPIA label in your market!


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Safety is in the bag!

In recent years, food safety has become an overwhelming concern of the consumer and a mission for all food producers.

Find about the most recent studies about the safety of packaged ice.

The Difference is Temperature!

Health-conscious consumers know the difference in branded bottled waters – and will pay a premium price for them.