Alex Behrens
Small-cap, value, research analyst, growth

Innovative Food Holdings: Play Defensively With This Misunderstood Specialty Foods Leader


Innovative Foods (OTCQB:IVFH) is a small-cap distributor of gourmet food products to various broadline food distributors with an emphasis on appealing to gourmet chefs. The majority of Innovative's revenue is derived from sales to broadline food service providers Sysco and US Foodservices, while a growing proportion is generated from online and e-grocery sales. Innovative Foods has two distribution websites, for institutional food preparation and targeted at 'home foodies and gourmands' who want to start with the best, origin specific gourmet ingredients.

The factor that gives Innovative an industry leading advantage over other specialty food providers is their unique backend IT infrastructure that enables rapid, consistent access to specific specialty products without many related costs:

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