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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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Current Market and Trends Data to Grow Your Business


October sales increased slightly (0.5%) YOY, boosting overall sales 10.3% higher than in 2019 .


Department sales in October were up 10.6% YOY; deli-prepared boasts largest growth at 17.3%.

Deli Cheese

October sales up 2.2% YOY, while volume was down 1.7% YOY.


October perimeter sales grew 11.1% YOY, boosting overall department sales by 4% YOY.


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Featured Webinars

Happening at a Retailer Near You: deli and bakery departments’ outlook

This webinar (a reprise of the workshop conducted at the expo in Atlanta) will step outside conjecture and expert prognostications and delve into the world of objectivity. Category Partners will share recent retail sales highlights and report on the only opinions that matter, those of deli and bakery consumers on June 30th at 11 AM CST for a free webinar!

Dairy, Deli and Bakery Trends Recap

Join industry experts Anne-Marie Roerink, principal of 210 Analytics, and Jonna Parker, IRI Fresh Foods team leader, for a conversation reviewing the latest Dairy, Deli and Bakery trends report. The hosts will share the performance drivers and key takeaways of that months’ performance and how the Dairy, Deli and Bakery departments are fairing in the context of fresh foods and food & beverage at large on July 7th at 11 AM CST for a free webinar!