American Frozen Food Institute to Participate in Anuga 2021 as part of International Frozen Food Network

Arlington, VA –The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) President and CEO Alison Bodor will present during a roundtable discussion on major global developments in the frozen food industry during Anuga 2021, the leading global trade fair for the food and beverage industry. As part of the International Frozen Food Network (IFFN), comprised of the world’s leading frozen food associations, Bodor will lend the U.S. perspective on why frozen food is a game changer for a more sustainable food system.

The IFFN includes:

  • Adepale – Les Entreprises des Glaces et Surgelés (LEGS), France
  • American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), United States
  • British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF), United Kingdom
  • Food Industries Association of Austria – Verband der Tiefkühlindustrie
  • Deutsches Tiefkühlinstitut (dti), Germany
  • Unione Nazionale Alimenti Surgelati (UNAS), Italy
  • VriesVersPlatform, Netherlands

“The aim of the IFFN is to raise awareness of the benefits of frozen food and share best practices within the international frozen food industry in the areas of communications, sustainability and food safety,” said German Frozen Institute (Deutsches Tiefkühlinstitut e.V.) CEO Dr. Sabine Eichner. “This is the first time the European and American associations have joined forces to actively promote frozen food and we hope this important roundtable will help spread knowledge and understanding about the key role frozen plays in delivering healthier diets and a more sustainable industry by preserving food and reducing food waste.”

The IFFN roundtable discussion is being hosted by international digital news platform FrozenFoodsBiz, and moderated by its director, John Saulnier. The outcomes of the round table discussion will be available at The network will be represented at the German Frozen Institute‘s booth in the Anuga Frozen Food Hall, (Hall 4.2, booth B11/C10}.


About AFFI

The American Frozen Food Institute is the member-driven national trade association representing all segments of the frozen food supply chain from manufacturers to suppliers and distributors. AFFI advocates before legislative and regulatory entities on the industry’s behalf, serves as the voice for the industry and convenes industry leadership to create an environment where frozen foods are essential in a dynamic marketplace.


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