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Connecticut Food Association

  • An advocacy group for Connecticut’s food industry
  • Represents food retailers of all sizes as well as businesses such as wholesalers and distributors
  • Addresses issues ranging from nutrition to environmental stewardship


Established in 1933, the Connecticut Food Association conducts programs in areas such as food safety, public affairs, research, education, and industry relations. It represents members such as food retailers, wholesalers, suppliers, and distributors. In addition to legislative advocacy, the trade association supports initiatives in areas such as improving nutrition, relieving food insecurity, and improving environmental stewardship.

Who’s it for?

Any business involved in the food industry and grocery sales.


To promote the growth of Connecticut’s retail grocery community and its supplier network.

Resources & Services

Member Benefits

CFA members receive benefits such as one-stop shopping for products and services, insurance assistance, networking opportunities, and legislative and regulatory assistance. The organization includes a political action committee and legislative committee dedicated to giving a unified voice for the food industry on matters such as food safety, workers’ compensation, taxation, environmental stewardship, and food policy



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