We’re in the Ingredients Business, but IFPC is All About People

Building a legacy of trust.

What We Do

Our family-owned company has flourished over two generations, evolving from a humble sugar supplier to a reputable national supplier of ingredients and customized ingredient systems.

As the number one ingredient distributor in the USA, we take pride in fostering strong relationships with the finest ingredient manufacturers worldwide.

People First

Although ingredients are our business, IFPC is truly all about the people; our customers, our teammates, and our suppliers. We always put our customers first, ensure a happy and safe work environment for our teammates, and have built strong relationships with world-class suppliers, so we’re always providing you with the best. From our highly dedicated and passionate sales, customer service, and sales support teams, to our research and development, quality, purchasing, and transportation teams, we are dedicated to ensuring the success of our customers.

Your Ingredient Concierge

At IFPC, we’ve been in the ingredient business for a long time. Over the last two generations, our family-owned company has grown from a sugar supplier to your single source for ingredient solutions. We partner with companies in the dairy, food and beverage manufacturing, and foodservice industries; supplying quality ingredients, creating custom solutions, and providing expert advice. Our goal is to help you create the best products for your customers to ensure your business is successful.

Custom Blends

Located in the heart of the U.S. in St. Louis, MO is our 230,000 sq. ft. world-class manufacturing facility, and just one of our 14 distribution centers located across the U.S. Whether you’re developing a new product, changing your recipe, or simplifying your process, we can supply you with expertly formulated ingredient blends. From sweetener blends and plant-based beverage systems to stabilizer and hydrocolloid blends, our in-house R&D experts will work closely with you and your team to create the solutions you need. Utilizing our custom ingredient blends can save you valuable time in the purchasing and production process.

IFPC's Inspired Ingredients: Fostering Innovation and Market Expertise

Our in-house ITA team is always creating and testing ingredient applications on new and existing products. Check out our Inspired Ingredients concepts below to see if anything creates a spark for any of your applications.

Just as important as our ingredients, processes and products, is our strategic insight. You can count on us for accurate information and a wealth of market knowledge to help you stay competitive. This includes market insight, trends, and recommendations on the best times to buy. 

And all of this is at no charge. It’s just part of what you’ll experience working with IFPC as your motivated partner.

As Clayton Brown, CEO says, “We can make the future whatever we want it to be.” Let’s make it something great! 


At IFPC, community support is at the heart of our values. We are dedicated to making a positive impact in the St. Louis community through various initiatives. We take pride in giving back through charitable donations, supporting educational initiatives, and partnering with local organizations. By fostering a culture of compassion and social responsibility, we aim to contribute meaningfully to the St. Louis community, helping to create a better, more sustainable future for everyone. Together, we are committed to building a stronger and more connected community where everyone thrives.

Great products start at the source.

We offer a wide range of ingredients and custom-ingredient systems to food and beverage manufacturers and food service distributors nationwide.