About AFFI

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) represents America’s frozen food and beverage makers. Our members are farmers, fruit and vegetable growers, makers of prepared meals, suppliers and distributors that provide over 670,000 American jobs.

Vision Statement

Our foods and beverages are proudly chosen to meet the needs of a changing world.

Mission Statement

We are the member-driven national trade association that advances the interests of all segments of the frozen food and beverage industry.

Strategic Priorities


Grounded in science, mitigate risks to the frozen food business.


Elevate frozen’s voice and build champions to promote the benefits of frozen foods.


Drive solutions for innovative category performance.


As the dedicated voice for the frozen food and beverage industry, the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) provides valuable services for its membership. Throughout 2023, AFFI acted on behalf of its processor and associate members to advance the interests of all segments of the category and created tangible results that benefit frozen businesses.

Affiliated Organizations

AFFI’s work to promote and advance the frozen food industry’s public policy agenda includes managing numerous affiliated organizations focused on specific frozen food products and issues.

Each AFFI affiliated organization is headed by its own leadership and offers a diverse range of services, programs and initiatives designed to meet their unique public policy needs and engage the public.

Through scientific research, education and the development of effective best practices, AFFI is dedicated to advancing food safety by providing frozen food manufacturers and industry partners with their one-stop food safety resource. AFFI has made it easier than ever to search for, access, and implement the materials in your food safety plan – download individual resources or the entire best practices package. We welcome you to explore our library of frozen food safety resources!

Discover the Power of Frozen Food.

The Frozen Advantage website offers information and resources that promote the unique combination of diverse, sustainable and nutritional benefits of all frozen foods. Explore information on the frozen food industry and its economic impact, nutrition myths vs. facts, research, toolkits, as well as tips to cook smart and understand how to reduce food waste.

Frozen Food Economy

This infographic represents how the frozen food and beverage business has boosted the U.S. economy.

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