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Food Industry Association

FMI unveils ‘The State of Fresh Foods’ report

FMI unveils ‘The State of Fresh Foods’ report

ARLINGTON, Va. – A deep dive by the Food Industry Association (FMI) into the state of fresh foods at retail finds that the category’s momentum is sustainable and is pushing deeper into the digital channel. The pandemic changed Americans’ grocery shopping and cooking habits, with consumers incorporating more fresh foods into their diets, says Leslie

FMI: Hybrid shopping is here to stay

FMI: Hybrid shopping is here to stay

ARLINGTON, Va. – For many shoppers, buying groceries is a decidedly hybrid affair and is likely to stay that way for the foreseeable future, as consumers’ “deeply personal” relationship with food lures them into the supermarket, according to the latest installment of an expansive shopper survey from FMI — The Food Industry Association. “The recent

Krystal Register to lead FMI’s well-being initiatives

Krystal Register to lead FMI’s well-being initiatives

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Food Industry Association has appointed Krystal Register, MS, RDN, LDN, to lead health and well-being initiatives for the association. Register, a long-time Wegmans Food Markets retail dietitian, carves out a unique position at FMI during a time when its members say they place greater value on their health and well-being initiatives.

Rebranding of FMI goes beyond modernizing its image

ARLINGTON, Va. — Leslie Sarasin, president and chief executive officer of FMI — the Food Industry Association, is intent on ensuring that the group’s recent name change signifies more than an update of its image. Formerly the Food Marketing Institute, the newly rechristened association represents an industry far more diverse and complex than it was

Six are honored with Executive Leadership Awards at event

PHOENIX — The Food Industry Association (FMI) recognized six luminaries from the food retailing and supplier communities with its 2020 Executive Leadership Awards, presented at the association’s Midwinter Executive Conference here. “The food industry is a people business,” FMI president and chief executive officer Leslie Sarasin said. “In our operations, there are three necessary virtues

Edeker becomes FMI chairman

PHOENIX — The Food Industry Association (FMI) has appointed its 2020 board of directors, which includes product suppliers and Randy Edeker, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hy-Vee Inc., as the new term chairman. “Now, under Randy Edeker’s leadership, we will lead with a renewed focus in this expanded food marketplace,” said FMI president