Food Marketing Institute and the supermarket industry welcome approval of the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute and the supermarket industry appreciate Chairman Greg Walden’s (R-OR) leadership and the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s approval of the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (H.R. 772).  H.R. 772 is a bipartisan bill led by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA), […]

Food Marketing Institute supports Shoptalk’s new program for the grocery and consumer packaged goods industries

NEW YORK, NY and ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoptalk, the organizer of the world’s most important events for retail and ecommerce innovation, announced today the launch of Grocerytalk, a new program for the grocery and consumer packaged goods industries to take place during Shoptalk on March 18-21, 2018, at the Venetian in […]

Food Marketing Institute announces promotions of managerial staff members

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (Jun 14, 2017) announces the recent promotions of four managerial staff members who embody the organization’s strategic emphasis on the food safety and regulatory environment. The following executives received recognition: Stephanie Barnes – Barnes serves as FMI’s chief regulatory officer and legal […]

Food Marketing Institute releases its U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2017 analysis

Food Marketing Institute releases its U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2017 analysis   CHICAGO, IL, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (Jun 12, 2017) released its U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2017 analysis, which reveals shopper demand for dimensions of transparency along the supply chain challenged by an evolving marketplace. The research signaled […]

Food Marketing Institute announces presenters at its Executive Leadership Forum on June 13

Food Marketing Institute announces presenters at its Executive Leadership Forum on June 13   ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Jun-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced today (Jun 8, 2017) headliners addressing technology foresight, management and elevation at its Executive Leadership Forum on June 13. Executive leaders from key retail, insight and technology companies — […]

The Specialty Food Association and Food Marketing Institute launch strategic partnership

The Specialty Food Association and Food Marketing Institute launch strategic partnership   NEW YORK, NY, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Specialty Food Association (SFA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) have announced the launch of a strategic partnership focused on the $127 billion specialty food category. This relationship will bring together SFA and FMI […]

Food Marketing Institute announces keynote lineup for the 2017 Future Leaders eXperience conference

Food Marketing Institute announces keynote lineup for the 2017 Future Leaders eXperience conference   ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (April 4, 2017) announces its keynote lineup for the 2017 Future Leaders eXperience, the organization’s premier professional development conference. FMI aims to inspire the next generation of industry leaders […]

Food Marketing Institute presented at USDA’s 93rd Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum

ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Feb-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) Senior Director of Tax, Sustainability and Trade, Andrew Harig, spoke to an audience of agriculturists, food enthusiasts, economists and trade experts today at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 93rd Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum. Harig joined speakers Annemarie Kuhns, USDA Economist, and Richard […]

ShopRite of Hunterdon County President Joseph S. Colalillo recognized by Food Marketing Institute

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has recognized ShopRite of Hunterdon County President Joseph S. Colalillo for his work as an entrepreneurial and industry leader who helps businesses better serve consumers. Colalillo, a second-generation grocer, owns and operates five ShopRite stores in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and also serves […]

Food Marketing Institute announces nine new members of its board of directors

Scottsdale, Ariz., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (January 30, 2017) introduced nine new members to its board of directors during its annual meeting at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. FMI Board Chairman, President and CEO of Bristol Farms Kevin Davis announced the appointments: New Directors (3-year […]

Food Marketing Institute strongly opposes House Financial Services Committee provision on ‘No-Choice’ act

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) strongly opposes the provision in House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s (R-TX) so-called “CHOICE” Act (H.R. 5983), which eliminates choice for Main Street businesses and repeals debit card reforms that have fostered  competition in the marketplace for the past five years. In 2010, […]

Food Marketing Institute comments on FDA guidance for the Preventive Controls for Human Food rule

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Aug-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Vice President, Food Safety Programs, Hilary Thesmar PhD, RD, offered the following statement on today’s (August 23, 2016) announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its draft guidance for the Preventive Controls for Human Food rule. Thesmar said, “While the Preventive […]

Food Marketing Institute announces the appointment of Dana Mullen to its regulatory team

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces the recent appointment of an experienced food and drug attorney, Dana Mullen, to its regulatory team. Mullen will join FMI Chief Regulatory Officer Stephanie Barnes in helping guide the association’s public policy and regulatory efforts. Prior to joining FMI, Mullen was an Associate […]

Hy-Vee employees honored during the annual FMI Connect conference in Chicago hosted by the Food Marketing Institute last month

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nine Hy-Vee, Inc. employees were recently recognized for their excellence after winning industry competitions. Hy-Vee employees in various positions were honored during the annual FMI Connect conference in Chicago, one of the industry’s largest trade shows, hosted by the Food Marketing Institute last month. Brian Wilken, store […]