Leahy-ifp named a Top Place to Work in 2021
Leahy-IFP named a Top Place to Work in Chicago in 2020
Leahy-IFP Named a Top Place to Work in Chicago in 2019

We are a family-owned company dedicated to creating nutritious, delicious and responsible food and beverage solutions. For over 65 years, we’ve defined our way of doing business by treating ourselves and our customers with dignity and respect – a distinction for some, a way of life for us.

Loving what you do, and doing it well – from product innovation to manufacturing to co-packing, our team strives to do their best and works closely with our customers and partners to create amazing solutions together! We’re proud of what we’ve built together and thank all those who contributed to our success over the years.

Congratulations to all – we’ve also been named one of the Top Places to Work in Chicagoland for the third consecutive year.

Meet Our Team

We are a family-owned company dedicated to creating nutritious, delicious and responsible food and beverage solutions. For over 60 years, we’ve defined our way of doing business by treating ourselves and our customers with dignity and respect – a distinction for some, a way of life for us.

Loving what you do, and doing it well – from product innovation to manufacturing to co-packing, our team strives to do their best and works closely with our customers and partners to create amazing solutions together! We’re proud of what we’ve built together and thank all those who contributed to our success over the years.

Congratulations to all – we’ve also been named one of the Top Places to Work in Chicagoland for the third consecutive year.

Meet Our Team
Leahy-ifp named a Top Place to Work in 2021
Leahy-IFP named a Top Place to Work in Chicago in 2020
Leahy-IFP Named a Top Place to Work in Chicago in 2019

Our Mission.

To help shape our partners’ future through the inspiration of our employees and the solutions we deliver.

Our Vision.

Creating a more fruitful life for everyone.

Our Values.

Our values are the cornerstone of an environment that creates a healthy work/life balance.

We bring Passion and excitement to what we do. Our success as a team is exemplified through an engaged and collaborative workforce, customer base, and supplier network that treats one another with Respect, Fairness, Integrity, and Transparency.

Our families, both at work and at home, are the motivation for why we do what we do.

Our Mission.

To help shape our partners’ future through the inspiration of our employees and the solutions we deliver.

Our Vision.

We are passionate people
inspiring fruitful ideas.

Our Values.

Our values are the cornerstone of an environment that creates a healthy work/life balance.

We bring Passion and excitement to what we do. Our success as a team is exemplified through an engaged and collaborative workforce, customer base, and supplier network that treats one another with Respect, Fairness, Integrity, and Transparency.

Our families, both at work and at home, are the motivation for why we do what we do.

Passion. Team. Respect. Fairness. Integrity. Transparency.

Passion. Team. Respect. Fairness. Integrity. Transparency.

1957

Sputnik launched the first satellite into space and William H. Leahy, our founder, launched the beginnings of our firm, culture and traditions.

1957

Sputnik launched the first satellite into space and William H. Leahy, our founder, launched the beginnings of our firm, culture and traditions.

1968

William H. Leahy Associates, Inc. officially incorporates – taking the needed steps for a giant leap forward.

1968

William H. Leahy Associates, Inc. officially incorporates – taking the needed steps for a giant leap forward.

1978

Carbotrol®, the first juice-pack canned fruit, launches – connecting with operators and distributors across the industry.

1978

Carbotrol®, the first juice-pack canned fruit, launches – connecting with operators and distributors across the industry.

1980

Carbotrol® puts the icing on the cake – winning big with expansion into desserts, syrups and beverages.

1980

Carbotrol® puts the icing on the cake – winning big with expansion into desserts, syrups and beverages.

1982

Expanding the offering to devoted fans, Carbotrol® launches a full-line of Juice Concentrates – today known as Orchard Splash™ Juice Based Concentrates.

1982

Expanding the offering to devoted fans, Carbotrol® launches a full-line of Juice Concentrates – today known as Orchard Splash™ Juice Based Concentrates.

1992

Innovation to redefine a category — FruitBlendz™ opens shop with first complete line of natural fruit purées.

1992

Innovation to redefine a category — FruitBlendz™ opens shop with first complete line of natural fruit purées.

1997

Just the tip of the ice berg – IFP acquisition launches aseptic and dispensed beverages, setting a new cours to success.

1997

Just the tip of the ice berg – IFP acquisition launches aseptic and dispensed beverages, setting a new course to success.

2000

Custom Product Development and R&D Services Created

2000

Custom Product Development and R&D Services Created

2008

Addressing the need – expansion of West Coast aseptic manufacturing fulfills demand for environmentally responsible packaging.

2008

Addressing the need – expansion of West Coast aseptic manufacturing fulfills demand for environmentally responsible packaging.

2009

New Supply Chain Solutions Division created to navigate post-Great Recession transportation and trading landscape.

2009

New Supply Chain Solutions Division created to navigate post-Great Recession transportation and trading landscape.

2014

Together we can – new Innovation Division and Category Management Approach dedicated to thinking out of the box and working together.

2014

Together we can – new Innovation Division and Category Management Approach dedicated to thinking out of the box and working together.

2017

Expansion of Midwest and West Coast aseptic manufacturing facilities doubles capacity, eclipsing volume limitations.

2017

Expansion of Midwest and West Coast aseptic manufacturing facilities doubles capacity, eclipsing volume limitations.

2019

Leahy-IFP honored to be named in Crain’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in Chicago List for the first time.

2019

Leahy-IFP honored to be named in Crain’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in Chicago List for the first time.

2020

Leahy-IFP Makes the Crain’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in Chicago List for the Second Time

2020

Leahy-IFP Makes the Crain’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in Chicago List for the Second Time