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Each month IFMA highlights the newest companies that make up our diverse membership community. 

Welcome IFMA's New Manufacturer Members

Brakebush is a value-added processor of great tasting chicken products. For nearly 100 years, their sole focus has been chicken and how to craft it to exceed our customers’ expectations. They have dedicated team members across four production facilities working to make the highest-quality chicken served in foodservice kitchens large and small, at national chains, and as industrial ingredients.


All of their finished product is produced in the United States. Their production facilities in Westfield, WI; Wells, MN and Mocksville, NC include high output fully cook and par fry lines that can produce over 10,000 pounds of product per hour, and smaller lines to accommodate startup or smaller volume accounts. Their Irving, TX facility dedicates most lines to precision portioning. Through Brakebush Transportation, Inc., they run distribution of their value-added products to foodservice, industrial and national accounts.

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McLane Classic Foods is a premier custom kettle products company based in Burleson, Texas. Specializing in custom product development, they produce a wide range of kettle cooked recipes for their national chain restaurant partners.   Their capabilities include an array of kettle cooked food products including soups, sauces, side dishes and dips.

McLane Classic Foods excels in adapting to changing trends while remaining true to their home cooking roots.  As a privately owned and smaller sized company, McLane Classic Foods is able to respond to the changing needs of their clients quickly and cost effectively.

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Welcome IFMA's New Associate Members

CBCI is a Chicago-based culinary and product development consulting firm, working with restaurant and hospitality clients, as well as food, beverage, and ingredient companies of all sizes.

Whether it’s menu innovation/renovation, a gold standard recipe, new product development, or product improvement, they provide their clients with consumer insight-informed solutions for crave-able offerings that will delight your customers and grow your bottom line.

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Muse is a branding and content marketing agency that specializes in food and wellness. They help visionary leaders use proven communication techniques to make a positive impact in their businesses and the bottom line. Their clients span every facet of the food system. They represent agriculture, manufacturing and distribution brands, as well as retail, restaurant and food advocacy organizations.

Services include strategic marketing consulting, brand positioning, visual identity, website development and optimization, inbound marketing programs, lead generation, public relations, social media, video production, online course development and more.

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