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FFP wins award for family meals efforts

- General News
The Foundation for Fresh Produce won a Gold Plate Award from the FMI Foundation for its efforts in promoting family meals

FMI’s report shows strength of private labels

- General News
The Food Industry Association today releases the second installment of the 2023 Power of Private Brands series which surveyed grocery shoppers about their private brand shopping habits.

FMI calls for standardization for FDA food traceability

- General News
Since FDA’s Food Traceability Final Rule was published more than seven months ago, FMI members have been working tirelessly to understand the rule in order to develop and implement solutions to meet the requirements by the 2026 compliance date. While the concept of tracing food from farm-to-fork may sound simple at first, in reality, it is quite complex.

Legislation boosting credit card competition praised by FMI

- Blue Book Services
FMI – The Food Industry Association issued its strong endorsement of the bipartisan Credit Card Competition Act, which was reintroduced in Congress by Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Roger Marshall (R-KS), Peter Welch (D-VT) and J.D. Vance (R-OH) and Reps. Lance Gooden (R-TX), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ) and Tom Tiffany (R-WI).

FMI study shows strong retail interest in private brands

- Retail
More than 80% of respondents to a recent FMI survey of industry executives for its report, The Power of Private Brands 2023: Innovation that Drives Winning Private Brands, said they plan to increase private brand investments moderately or significantly in the next two years, which helps set the stage for more innovation opportunities.

FMI: Grocery shoppers expand perception of value beyond price

- General News
The latest survey of grocery shoppers by FMI – The Food Industry Association for its U.S. Grocery Shopping Trends 2023 series, reveals that the meaning of “good value” is becoming more complex as consumers navigate grocery aisles.

Grocery shopper trends report shows price concerns lessening

- General News
A survey of grocery shoppers’ spending habits and attitudes by FMI – The Food Industry Association, conducted by The Hartman Group, reveals that while U.S. shoppers remain concerned about rising food prices, consumers are less likely to cut back on the number of items they purchase.

Food industry making progress on hunger and nutrition goals

- General News
In conjunction with today’s “White House Challenge to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities Kickoff” event, FMI – The Food Industry Association is pleased to highlight the industry’s commitments and efforts underway in addressing hunger and improving nutrition and health spurred by the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health convened in September 2022.

FMI’s Power of Produce 2023 explores changing buying habits

- General News
FMI – The Food Industry Association today released the Power of Produce 2023 report at the Southeast Produce Council’s annual Southern Exposure event, revealing produce department sales grew 4.8% to $74.5 billion in 2022 even as inflation increased the price of fruits and vegetables.

FMI survey shows consumers plan to adjust holiday grocery budgets due to inflation

- General News
FMI—The Food Industry Association released Part VI of its U.S. Grocery Shopping Trends 2022 series, titled “Holiday Shopping.”