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FMI Urges Legislative Solution on COOL Meat Labeling Dispute

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued the following statement from director of government relations Andrew Harig on the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) release of its compliance … Continue reading

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FMI Gold Plate Awards Highlights Food Retail Mealtime Programs

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is proud to recognize our retailer and wholesaler members who are helping their customers easily make family mealtime a … Continue reading

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FMI Connect 2014

Thousands of supermarket executives, retail buyers, consultants and other industry officials descended upon Chicago for the FMI/United Fresh/Inter-Bev convention. Continue reading

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FMI Partners with Greater Chicago Food Depository During Trade Show

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) teamed up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to support local hunger relief during its annual show, FMI Connect … Continue reading

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Partnership for Food Safety Education Launches ProducePro Campaign

The nonprofit Partnership for Food Safety Education is introducing ProducePro, a new campaign intended to support consumers with important home practices for the safe … Continue reading

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FMI Annual Trends Analysis Reveals Change in both Primary Store and Shopper

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has released its annual analysis of U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends, presented by FMI president and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin … Continue reading

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Sense on the Dollar

If you listen closely, you can hear the sounds of lawyers and government watchdogs salivating. It’s about a potential merger between the two big … Continue reading

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FMI Names New Vice President of Fresh Foods

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has appointed Richard (Rick) Stein as vice president of fresh foods. In this newly created position, Stein will be … Continue reading

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FMI’s New Resource: Making the Business Case for Sustainability

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces the release of a new sustainability resource to assist food retailers in defining, communicating and engaging senior executives.  Making … Continue reading

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FMI and Matrix Group Launch Video on the Rise of Supermarket RDs

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Matrix Group, a digital agency specializing in web design, development and e-marketing, released of a new animated video as … Continue reading

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FMI, GMA Release CPG Industry Brand Protection Report

The Trading Partner Alliance of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced the release of the 2013 best practices guideline … Continue reading

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Ninth Annual Power of Meat Study Highlights Opportunities for Retailers

Shoppers place high importance on value, quality and variety when making purchasing decisions in the meat aisle, according to the Power of Meat survey … Continue reading

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FMI’s Debuts Supermarket Facts Video

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Matrix Group, a digital agency specializing in web design, development and e-marketing in the Washington D.C. area, announce the … Continue reading

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Southern style sizzle

The meat industry gathers in Atlanta for the 2014 Annual Meat Conference. Continue reading

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Food Retail Industry Submits FSMA Comments to FDA

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in support of its ongoing pursuit to help enhance public … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation Raises $800,000 and Bolsters Family Meals Campaign Commitment

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation recently hosted its third annual gala event, which celebrated the accomplishments and investments of the food retail industry … Continue reading

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InterBev and FMI to Co-Locate Premier Events

NürnbergMesse North America (NMNA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced the co-location of InterBev Beverage 2014 with FMI Connect: The Global Food Retail … Continue reading

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SQF to Require Unannounced Audits

The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a division of the Food Marketing Institute, announced the incorporation of an unannounced audit protocol to be included … Continue reading

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Matrix Group and FMI Help Get the Facts Straight

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Matrix Group, a leading web design, development and e-marketing agency in the Washington D.C. area, announce the release of … Continue reading

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FMI and ReposiTrak Partner to Provide Food Safety Traceability Platform for Food Retailers

ReposiTrak, a food and drug safety solution backed by retail technology experts Park City Group and international food safety and health consultants Leavitt Partners, … Continue reading

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FMI Announces Douglas Baker as Vice President of Private Brands

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has announced Douglas E. Baker as its vice president of private brands. A recognized leader with nearly three decades of … Continue reading

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FMI Initiates 2013 Community Outreach Award Program

To recognize and honor the food retail industry’s role as neighborhood partners in service initiatives, Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is now accepting nominations for … Continue reading

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FMI Accepting Nominations for Annual Store Manager Awards

To recognize exceptional supermarket store managers who generate sales growth, provide great customer service, contribute to attaining company goals and who are an integral … Continue reading

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Food Retail Industry Clarifies Hunger Program Funding During Shutdown

Jennifer Hatcher, Food Marketing Institute (FMI) senior vice president of government and public affairs, issued the following statement in order to clarify hunger program … Continue reading

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FMI and United Fresh Forge Three-Year Commitment for Chicago Trade Events

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) have announced a three-year agreement to co-locate the organizations’ respective trade shows: … Continue reading

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