News

You know you’ve become part of a movement when the news media is producing reports that shine a light on your activities. 

In the feed below, you will find a collection of recent news reports that validate the reasons to commit to one more family meal this week.

We hope these reports help to encourage you to commit to just one more meal per week with your family this September for #FamilyMealsMonth. We think you will be pleased with the results!

  • Promoting at-home family dining is a win for all

    In a hectic world of eating meals on the go, supermarkets and their trading partners have the reach and the influence to steer consumers on the path toward better health and the other benefits that gathering around the dinner table confer.
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  • Family Meals Matter

    Price Chopper is one of the many grocery stores participating in Family Meals Month.
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  • Southeastern Grocers: Family Meals Under $10

    In an effort to inspire families to get around the table and provide customers with fresh, healthy foods on a tight budget, Southeastern Grocers has partnered with celebrity chef Curtis Stone to create a series of family-friendly meals under $10.
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  • Weis Markets: Providing Healthy and Adventurous Family Meal Options

    Inspiring shoppers to get cooking with healthy, affordable and family-friendly recipes is nothing new for Weis Markets and its team of registered dietitians. Since 2003, the Weis Healthy Bites Magazine and nutrition education program has been providing customers with the most up-to-date food and nutrition information, meal planning strategies, basic cooking techniques and dietitian-developed recipes and meal solutions.
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  • Q&A: FMI’s VP of health and wellness on encouraging family mealtime

    Food is a necessary piece of our survival, but it can often be much more than that. It can also be a way to bring people together, which is part of what the Food Marketing Institute is looking to do during the month of September during the group’s inaugural National Family Meals Month movement. This month, FMI is working with food retailers to help encourage consumers to share one more meal at home with their families each week, a goal that, according to the organization, is beneficial to all members of the family in more ways than one. We talked to Cathy Polley, FMI‘s vice president of health and wellness, about the effort, why it’s important for food retailers and consumers and how retailers can continue encouraging consumers to share more family meals at home beyond the month of September.
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  • Michigan Restaurants Feeding Children During Family Meals Month

    Two popular restaurants have teamed up with Public Health – Muskegon County to promote the importance of quality family time in September.
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  • The FoodKeeper App

    Get our FoodKeeper app to help reduce food waste and store foods safely!
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  • Hitting on All Cylinders with Family Meals

    By: Leslie G. Sarasin, President and CEO, Food Marketing Institute
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  • Balducci's: Helping Shopper Prepare Award-Worthy Dinners

    Balducci’s Executive Chef Jason Miller is at it again–helping his shoppers celebrate National Family Meals Month
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  • Hy-Vee: Encouraging Families To Enjoy One More

    In the spirit of National Family Meals Month, Hy-Vee dietitians are hard at work educating families on the benefits of sharing more meals together at home.
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