The Seafood Category Is Distinct and Intriguing

March 22, 2019 Food Marketing Institute

What reveals the market potential for seafood at retail, given the diversity of products and varying availability and seasonality around the country? The Power of Seafood report – the first in FMI’s “Power of…” series to focus on seafood – shares that one underlying characteristic of seafood shoppers is their discerning nature.

New FMI Analysis Suggests Produce in Retail Needs a Fresh Look

March 8, 2019 Food Marketing Institute

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today introduces its 2019 exploration into the views of produce shoppers and their influence on the $60 billion grocery category. The Power of Produce analysis demonstrates that produce is a big, profitable focus for food retailers, but cautions that the produce purchase is losing momentum to other channels, and younger shoppers are catalysts for this shift.

FMI Food Safety 2019 Initiatives

February 21, 2019 Food Marketing Institute

The FMI Food Safety Program supports the food retail industry in selling safe food to loyal customers every day. FMI has several member committees dedicated to food safety and the technical staff offers expertise, 24/7 crisis support and comprehensive food safety training programs for member companies.

Food Marketing Institute Elects New Directors to its Board

February 4, 2019 Food Marketing Institute

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) introduced new directors to its board during its annual meeting at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Miami this week. FMI Board Chairman Joe Sheridan, president and COO, Wakefern Food Corp, announced the following appointments.

The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard – Top Takeaways for Food Retailers

January 30, 2019 Food Marketing Institute

FMI has worked alongside our member companies and our coalition partners throughout the legislative and regulatory process to help establish a national standard for bioengineered (BE) food. On Friday, December 21, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) released its National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (BE Rule) final rule just before the start of the partial government shutdown.