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FMI Gold Plate Awards Recognize Food Retail Mealtime Programs

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) recognizes food retailer and manufacturer companies making mealtime more approachable, accessible and enjoyable for the nation’s grocery shoppers. FMI’s … Continue reading

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Grocery Apps Can Build Customer Loyalty

Consumers download smartphone apps developed by grocery retailers for two basic reasons: savings and convenience. Yet, these motivators are quickly matched by consumer enjoyment … Continue reading

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Grocery Shopper Trends Cites New Approaches to Mealtime

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) introduced its 41st annual U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends study, which focuses on a deep shift in shopping and mealtime distinctions, ultimately demonstrating … Continue reading

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FMI Launches Inaugural Power of Produce Study

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released its inaugural report at FMI Connect, The Power of Produce 2015, which explores changes in shoppers’ produce purchasing trends … Continue reading

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Fifteen Grocery Store Chefs Named Finalists in 2015 Supermarket Chef Showdown

Fifteen top grocery store chefs from around the country have been named finalists in the 2015 Supermarket Chef Showdown. Next, they compete for the … Continue reading

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Flexible Equipment for Grocery Service Counters and Fresh Food Weighing Areas Displayed at FMI Connect 2015

At the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) retail show this year in Booth #3151, METTLER TOLEDO will present its latest retail concepts and products to … Continue reading

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“Day in Washington” Supermarket Industry Fly-in Kicks Off

The annual “Day in Washington” Supermarket Industry fly-in kicked off on April 15. More than 200 supermarket retailers, wholesalers and food industry state association … Continue reading

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FMI’s Donald H. MacManus Award Given to California Executives for Public Affairs Excellence

In an historic recognition of achievement for the food retail industry, two association executives received the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Donald H. MacManus Award … Continue reading

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FoodKeeper Application Launches

The U.S. Food Waste Challenge calls on organizations spanning the food supply chain to join the fight against food waste. In advance of World … Continue reading

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Food Retailers Identified as Wellness Destination

For the third year, Food Marketing Institute (FMI) surveyed food retailers on how they are meeting the needs of shoppers who are seeking healthier … Continue reading

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Annual Meat Conference Exhibitors Donate More Than 5,000 Pounds of Meat and Poultry Products to Nashville Food Project

Exhibitors at the Annual Meat Conference (AMC), hosted by the North American Meat Institute Foundation (NAMIF) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) this week in Nashville, … Continue reading

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Study Shows the Power of Meat Remains Strong

Meat and poultry products remain among the top choices for shoppers at retail. The tenth annual Power of Meat study, published by the Food Marketing … Continue reading

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Industry Releases Analysis of U.S. Food Waste

Trade associations representing the nation’s food retailers, food manufacturers and restaurants launched a series of infographics that represent the key findings of a new … Continue reading

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FMI and Alchemy Release New SafeMark Food Safety Manager Course

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Alchemy Systems have collaborated with retail food safety directors to create an online, interactive training course, SafeMark Food Safety … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation Awards 10 College Scholarships

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation has awarded scholarships to 10 food and animal science majors for their academic pursuits to improve food safety … Continue reading

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FMI and Technomic Forge Alliance on Fresh Foods

Food Marketing Institute (FMI), a leader in fresh food insights representing the nation’s food retailers and Technomic, a research and consulting firm in the … Continue reading

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FMI Develops Introduction to Fishery Improvement Projects Guidelines

The Food Marketing Institute recently released its second seafood sustainability publication, Fishery Improvement Projects: How Retailers and the Supply Chain Advance Seafood Sustainability. This … 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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Best in Show

One thing I noticed at this year’s FMI convention was that austerity is in. For the most part, gone were the big pavilion-style booths … 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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FMI And Voluntary Benefit Solutions Launch Insurance Program

Voluntary Benefit Solutions Corporation (VBS), an insurance brokerage focused on the retail and wholesale industries, is joining with Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to offer … 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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What to expect from FMI Connect

The Food Marketing Institute brings a revamped, annual show to Chicago.  The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) wants retail food professionals to see the future, … Continue reading

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Discover “Next Generation” Packaging Ideas at FMI Connect

Attendees at FMI Connect will have the opportunity to experience what is in store for packaging at retail, as product packaging and displays continue … Continue reading

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