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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 commitment 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 IPIA ICE PROVIDER’ 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!

IPIA members take seriously proper disposal of packaging.

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.

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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.

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