Innovative Food Service Solutions

For more than 20 years, Independent Marketing Alliance (IMA) has provided industry solutions through the largest network of independently operated food service distributors. The company provides full service, differentiated, exclusive branded products, volume buying power, superior customer service, local expertise and consultation for food service clients across America.


Negotiation expertise that gives you competitive purchasing power.


Long-term relationships provide sales growth and reliability.

Passion For Food

Best in class RFP process identifies and sources quality, innovative and trending products.


Improving the industry by bringing buyers and sellers together, fairly.

“They’re foodies as well as great business people. Some people are only about the business. They clearly have a passion for the food.”

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