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Where service is delivered before anything else!

Individual FoodService, located in Bell, California, has over 90 years of experience providing quality goods to clients large and small. In operation since 1926, Individual FoodService is Southern California’s premier distributor of food, paper, plastic, packaging, janitorial, and smallwares products.

Individual FoodService has always dedicated itself to its valued customers by offering a broad array of products at very competitive prices and excellent service. Our vast and unique product selection makes IFS a valuable supplier to a number of foodservice clients, including independent & national restaurant chains, healthcare facilities, hospitality establishments, country clubs, schools, universities, government institutions, wholesalers, cash & carry businesses, retail/wholesale bakeries, food processors and foodservice management institutions.

Being a company that places a heavy emphasis on integrity, Individual FoodService goes to great lengths to provide optimum service in a timely manner: delivering the products you need when you need them. Our knowledgeable local sales and customer service representatives assist our customers in determining the products they need while providing timely deliveries and taking care of their ongoing requirements.

With an unmatched product selection in food packaging, dry food, industrial packaging, paper products, cleaning supplies and equipment, Individual FoodService is capable of fulfilling any need a customer requires. Our inventory is housed in a 400,000-square-foot state-of-the-art distribution center where products are delivered using our in-house fleet of over 80 vehicles‚ capable of offering same-day delivery throughout California and, when required, same-day service. Stocking an impressive inventory of over 9,000 products, Individual FoodService’s goods are sourced globally from hundreds of suppliers.

Individual FoodService feels a strong sense of responsibility to both our customers and our planet, focusing whenever possible on earth-friendly and biodegradable products. With a commitment to business and social integrity, Individual FoodService strives to build long-lasting and mutually profitable relationships with customers in California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Las Vegas & throughout Mexico.

IFS is a proud member of both Network Services and Golbon, two of the largest and most respected purchasing organizations in the country.

In 2015 Los Angeles Business Journal listed Individual FoodService as the 89th largest privately owned company in Los Angeles.


At Individual FoodService, we believe in being proactive in pursuing and introducing new technologies, trends, and education in order to maintain a competitive edge. Our involvement with professional associations allows us to continually grow, thus improving ourselves, our customers, and, more importantly, our employees on changing trends in the industries we currently serve.

Listed below are our professional affiliations:

Our Management Team

One of the best predictors of an organization’s success is the track record of its executives. Organizational strength always flows from the top. It’s where policies, procedures and corporate philosophies originate, where growth strategies are implemented and where financial stability of the organization is built.

For this reason, Individual FoodService is so proud of its Executive Management Team and their success. Together they have been instrumental in the development, financing and operation of our company. They possess the skills and experience necessary to lead Individual FoodService to achieve its goals and stay true to its core values as stated in the Mission Statement.


Individual FoodService is strategically located in Bell, California, a mere 10 minutes east of downtown Los Angeles and situated between major freeways. We are perfectly positioned to service customers expeditiously in LA, Orange County, San Diego and the Inland Empire.

We are only two hours away from San Diego and Santa Barbara, one hour from Orange County and less than an hour away from the Inland Empire. We currently service Southern California and parts of Northern California, Nevada and Arizona.

In an attempt to expand our services to new and existing clients who desire to take advantage of our excellent service and competitive pricing, Individual FoodService is currently preparing to expand our reach even further!


Here at Individual FoodService, our customers’ needs are our top priority at all times. Striving for 100% customer satisfaction, we hope to build solid, lasting relationships with all of our customers regardless of the volume or their needs. It is our philosophy to maintain the traditional values instituted at the inception of our company: honesty, loyalty, integrity and respect. Individual FoodService strives to meet the needs of every customer through distribution excellence and quality customer service.

We are committed to continually build and maintain positive relationships with our customers, vendors, employees and community. Individual FoodService recognizes that our employees are our most valuable asset, which is why we promote employee development in the areas of education, career and health. Individual FoodService is dedicated to providing comprehensive services (not just products) to our customers by taking the time to assess each customer’s needs and determine solutions which are profitable to them, building the foundation for a long, lucrative relationship.


Individual FoodService is committed to making a positive and sustaining financial impact in the lives of our customers, employees, vendors and the communities we serve.

We accomplish this with the highest degree of ethics and integrity by continually striving to provide our customers with “more value for less,” quality products and impeccable service.

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