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IDDBA is dedicated to moving the Dairy-Deli-Bakery industry forward through education, training, and networking & selling opportunities. Since 1964, IDDBA has been striving to be the essential resource for relevant information and services which add value across all food channels for the dairy, deli, and bakery categories.


2022 Champions of Change

IDDBA and Winsight Grocery Business are excited to announce the award winners for our 2022 Champions of Change program! The winners are published in the Winsight Grocery Business May/June 2022 edition and will be honored at IDDBA 2022 Champions of Change Awards. Twenty-four industry leaders who have helped with advancing the grocery fresh food departments are being recognized for their achievements and contributions to the industry. There are three types of champions who were given recognition: Champion Department Managers, Emerging Champions, and Legendary Champions.

Congratulations to all award winners as they continue to help grow the future of the industry! We are proud to have their leadership and contributions toward the success of grocery fresh departments. View each winner’s profile in the May/June 2022 issue of Winsight Grocery Business along with our past recognitions: 2020 and 2021.

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July Market Trends Data to Grow Your Business


  • $6.5B in sales, increased +17.8% vs last year
  • Eggs overtook yogurt as the 3rd largest seller


  • Prepared food sales up nearly 21% vs 2019
  • Grab & go increased both $ & lbs. over last year

Deli Cheese

  • Sales up +4.4% vs last year, below aver. inflation
  • Grab & go cheese increase by 7.7%


  • Aisle baked goods up +14.1% vs last year
  • Cake & Cookies combined $719M in sales

Read more about industry-specific up-to-date business trends.

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Featured Webinars

Kiosk – How It Can Be Used For Convenience, Productivity, and Saving

Consumer shopping patterns are changing, and they want multiple buying options that are convenient for their lifestyle.  Join Dennis Acebo, VP at Local Express, for a deep dive into how Delis and Bakeries can increase productivity and savings by using kiosks on October 4th at 11 AM CST for a free webinar!

Safe Storage Temperatures for Cheese

Alex O'Brien, Dairy Safety and Quality Coordinator with UW Madison Center for Dairy Research will review how cheese varieties such as Cheddar, Parmesan, Gouda, and others can be safely stored at room temperature due to several different factors and how food safety programs, practices, materials, and equipment work together to increase food safety on October 6th at 11 AM CST for a free webinar!