FMI Commends the House for Extending Children’s Feeding Program

September 23, 2020 FMI

FMI – The Food Industry Association commends the House for extending the very successful P-EBT children’s feeding program in its bipartisan FY21 continuing resolution stop-gap funding bill, which passed overwhelmingly with a 359-to-57 vote. FMI’s Vice President of Political Affairs, Hannah Walker, offered the following statement:

FMI: Why Do Shoppers “Shop Around?”

Leading up to the pandemic, the average number of channels (4.1) and banners (5.1) shopped by U.S. grocery shoppers reached a new high. And we have seen during the pandemic, after an initial decrease, shoppers are still averaging almost five banners shopped in the previous 30 days (albeit many are doing so online).

It’s Time to Better Connect the Fresh Supply Chain

Enhancing the fresh supply chain has long been an industry goal, but in the wake of COVID-19 it has become an absolute imperative.

FMI Celebrates the Leadership of Its 2020 Store Manager Awards Winners

August 18, 2020 FMI

FMI – The Food Industry Association today recognizes the remarkable leadership and career achievements of four outstanding store managers. Their entrepreneurial leadership advanced new initiatives supporting omnichannel shopping experiences, fostering the next generation of food retail and serving their communities to the highest levels.

FMI: Making Food Safety Training Accessible to All

To help FMI members develop a strong culture of food safety for the entire workforce—from new hires to CEOs—the FMI Food Safety Team has worked with state and local governments to ensure the FMI SafeMark training and certification program can be accessible to all.