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FMI rebrands as Food Industry Association

FMI rebrands as Food Industry Association

ARLINGTON, Va. – The former Food Marketing Institute on Tuesday officially rebranded itself as FMI – The Food Industry Association. The change reflects a strategy to “more broadly represent the food marketplace and embrace a more interconnected supply chain, the trade association said. “FMI provides the most productive forum for connecting and holding constructive dialogue

Wakefern posts sales of $16.6 billion

Wakefern posts sales of $16.6 billion

KEASBEY, N.J. — Wakefern Food Corp. reported retail sales of $16.6 billion for the 52-week fiscal year ending September 28. That is a 0.7% increase from the prior year. Wakefern opened five new ShopRite stores and also welcomed a new banner, Manhattan-based Gourmet Garage, during the fiscal year. “It’s a time of great change and