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FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2014 

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2014

This annual state of the industry report provides an analysis of financial performance, operational and store-level benchmarks as well as strategic and competitive insights.

FWRA Tier 3 Study 

Analysis of U.S. Food Waste Among Food Manufacturers, Retailers and Restaurants

This is the second report of the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA), a collaborative effort between the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), and National Restaurant Association (NRA) to assess, analyze, and reduce food waste.

Digital Grocery Commerce: Insights For Enhancing Consumer Connection with Grocery Shopping Apps 

Digital Grocery Commerce: Insights for Enhancing Consumer Connection with Grocery Shopping Apps

Developed under the Gerald E. Peck Fellowship with Saint Joseph's University and authored by Nancy Childs, Ph.D, Gerald E. Peck Fellow, this report examines which grocery shopping app functions and barriers dominate in each shopper segment.

 

Store Brand Strategies 2014

No longer simply the cheapest option, today’s store brands provide value that often surpasses national brands. FMI’s Store Brand Strategies 2014 Report provides practical knowledge and fresh perspectives on topics that will improve your bottom line.

 

SafeMark Summary of Changes to the 2013 FDA Food Code

The SafeMark™ update provides readers with a brief overview of the most | significant changes contained in the 2013 Food Code.

 

SafeMark Guide to Food Safety: Manager Certification Training - Fourth Edition

AVAILABLE NOW: Updated to the 2013 FDA Food Code! Presented by nationally recognized experts, Guide to Food Safety: Manager Certification Training includes learning aids such as industry case studies, an update in-text glossary, revised icons that highlight key concepts, new supermarket photos, quick reference charts for safe times and temperatures, a new Certificate of Completion, and more.

 

SafeMark Quick Reference: Food Safety for Food Handlers - Fourth Edition

AVAILABLE NOW: Based on recommendations from the 2013 FDA Food Code! Add immediate value to your food safety program and ensure associates build a foundation of food safety knowledge and practice proper food handling techniques with SafeMark Quick Reference: Food Safety for Food Handlers. Topics include preventing cross contamination, cleaning and sanitation practices, accident prevention and safety, and more. Key updates include: | | • New visually enhanced images and graphics | • Quick reference time and temperature in a pull-out format for easy access | • Illustrated glossary of new terms | • Section quizzes to review key food safety concepts | • Certificate of Completion and updated 12 question quiz

 

NEW! SafeMark Online Training for Food Handlers - English

NEW! SafeMark Online Training for Food Handlers Course - English. | | FMI has partnered with Alchemy to bring to you a new and improved suite of SafeMark food handler online courses. With a focus on how today's retail worker learns and works, your employees will have the best training available so you can ensure a safe, productive and profitable work environment. | Access the SafeMark Food Safety: Training for Food Handlers! | | View a video abut SafeMark online here! | | Available in Spanish

 

NEW! SafeMark Online Training for Food Handlers - Spanish (Seguridad de los alimentos de SafeMark Para personas que manejan alimentos)

NEW! SafeMark Online Training for Food Handlers Course - Spanish (Seguridad de los alimentos de SafeMark Para personas que manejan alimentos) | | FMI has partnered with Alchemy to bring to you a new and improved suite of SafeMark food handler online courses. With a focus on how today's retail worker learns and works, your employees will have the best training available so you can ensure a safe, productive and profitable work environment. | Access the SafeMark Food Safety: Training for Food Handlers - Spanish. | View a video about SafeMark online here! | | Available in English

Shopping For Health 2014 

Shopping For Health 2014

A practical understanding of how health and nutritional concerns influence grocery purchases.

U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2014 

U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2014

The U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2014 provides an analysis of the attitudes and behaviors of American consumers as they relate to and impact the food retail industry.

FWRA Best Practices Toolkit 

FWRA Best Practices Toolkit

An alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill.

Business Case for Sustainability 

Business Case for Sustainability Toolkit

This tool was created by FMI's Sustainability Executive Committee to assist sustainability leaders in making the compelling business case for sustainability with senior leadership.

The Power of Meat 2014 

The Power of Meat 2014 (PDF Download)

The Power of Meat explores shopper perceptions, attitudes and behaviors regarding meat and poultry.

FIP Whitepaper 

Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) Whitepaper

This publication is designed to share insights on how retailers and seafood suppliers can engage in meaningful activities with other stakeholders in the seafood supply chain to influence adoption of sustainable fishery and aquaculture practices. Case studies are used to explore the experiences of leading seafood industry companies and to demonstrate the value of engaging in FIPs.

BRAND PROTECTION AND SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRITY: METHODS FOR COUNTERFEIT DETECTION, PREVENTION AND DETERRENCE A BEST PRACTICES GUIDE 

Brand Protection and Supply Chain Integrity: Methods for Counterfeit Detection, Prevention and Deterrence A Best Practices Guide

This guide offers best practices to help manufacturers and retailers address counterfeit goods in the marketplace.

 

The Food Keeper

Developed as a kitchen guide in cooperation with Cornell University and USDA, this brochure gives tips on maintaining the freshness and quality of food.

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2013 Data Tables 

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2013 Data Tables

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks Data Tables provide an analysis of financial performance, operational and store-level benchmarks as well as strategic and competitive insights.

Food Retailing 2013: Tomorrow’s Trends Delivered Today 

Food Retailing 2013: Tomorrow’s Trends Delivered Today

A forward-looking analysis of the trends that are expected to drive food retail over the next decade.

Impacting Sales: A Holistic Approach to Supplier Diversity in the Food Retail Industry 

Impacting Sales: A Holistic Approach to Supplier Diversity in the Food Retail Industry

Practical ways food retailers can leverage Supplier Diversity as a means of growing sales in multicultural markets, expand awareness of ethnic foods in non-multicultural markets and build brand equity.

Digital Grocery Commerce: Exploring the Potential for Grocery Shopping Apps 

Digital Grocery Commerce: Exploring the Potential for Grocery Shopping Apps

Developed under the Gerald E. Peck Fellowship with Saint Joseph's University and authored by Nancy Childs, Ph.D, Gerald E. Peck Fellow, this report explores the use and potential of grocery shopping apps.

2013 Survey Report: Retailer Contributions to Health & Wellness 

2013 Survey Report: Retailer Contributions to Health & Wellness

The 2013 Retailer Contributions to Health & Wellness Survey shows what FMI members are offering shoppers who are seeking healthier lifestyles.

Food Retailing Financial and Business Review 2012-2013 

Food Retailing Financial and Business Review 2012-2013 (PDF Download)

Key benchmarking information specific to the financial performance and business environment in fiscal years 2012 and 2013.

 

Essentials of Food Safety and Sanitation - Food Safety Fundamentals Trainer's Kit (2nd Ed.)

The Food Safety Fundamentals Trainer's Kit is an excellent management level tool for trainers who are working with managers and associates requiring comprehensive food safety training. Designed for the adult learner and filled with activities and examples to enhance interactive instruction for any type of food establishment. LIMITED TIME OFFER - Save $40.00 off regular price! | Price was $175.00; Now $135.00.

 

Essentials of Food Safety and Sanitation - Food Safety Fundamentals (2nd Ed.)

PRICE REDUCTION! Price was $25.95; Now $15.95 | | Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to enhance your food safety programs and SAVE at the same time! Food Safety Fundamentals provides training for managers, supervisors and any individual assigned to perform the 'person-in-charge' role for ALL types of food establishments.

 

REDUCED PRICE! SafeMark Retail Food Safety Pocket Guide

Now all the critical food safety information you need is at your fingertips in the SafeMark Retail Food Safety Pocket Guide. Updated to the 2009 FDA Food Code, the Pocket Guide provides a condensed overview of key food safety facts covering personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing, cooking time and temperatures along with quick reference charts for the most important need-to-know information. Also available in Spanish. | Bulk order pricing available-contact FMI publication sales (202-220-0723) for more information.

 

REDUCED PRICE! SafeMark Retail Food Safety Pocket Guide - Spanish (Guía de Bolsillo Para La Seguridad)

Now all the critical food safety information you need is at your fingertips in the SafeMark Retail Food Safety Pocket Guide. Updated to the 2009 FDA Food Code, the Pocket Guide provides a condensed overview of key food safety facts covering personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing, cooking time and temperatures along with quick reference charts for the most important need-to-know information. Also available in English. | Bulk order pricing available-contact FMI publication sales (202-220-0723) for more information.

Free Reports 

FREE Reports and Resources

FMI's free reports: Grocery Shopping: Who, Where and When, | Consumer Health and Wellness, | Running on Fumes: High Gas Prices Are Changing Consumer Shopping Patterns, | Retail Out-of-Stock Reduction, | Improving Supply Chain Practices for Open Dated Products, | Sustainability and Recycling, | 2016 Future Value Chain, | 2006 Unsaleables Benchmarks , | 2006 Synchronization Report and | Building the Fresh Foods Supply Chain of the Future.

 

SafeMark Invisible Challenge DVD and Training Guide

Updated to the 2009 Supplement to the FDA Food Code, this education tool can be used as a refresher or to supplement training and education for retail associates on measures to control foodborne illness and prevent contamination.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster (Hi Res PDF Download)

New U.S. Department of Agriculture mandates require nutritional information on the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry products be available to the consumer at the point-of-purchase by March 1, 2012. This single poster answers your compliance needs.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster (Lo Res PDF Download)

New U.S. Department of Agriculture mandates require nutritional information on the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry products be available to the consumer at the point-of-purchase by March 1, 2012. This single poster answers your compliance needs.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster (Print Version)

New U.S. Department of Agriculture mandates require nutritional information on the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry products be available to the consumer at the point-of-purchase by March 1, 2012. This single poster answers your compliance needs.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster, Chicken and Turkey (Hi Res PDF Download)

The following miniature poster reflects the Chicken and Turkey sections of the large Nutri-Facts poster (seen here), to accommodate stores with only chicken and turkey sales counters.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster, Pork and Lamb (Hi Res PDF Download)

The following miniature poster reflects the Pork and Lamb sections of the large Nutri-Facts poster (seen here), to accommodate stores with only pork and lamb sales counters.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster, set of 3 (Hi Res PDF Download)

The following three miniature posters reflect the large Nutri-Facts poster, but are broken up into smaller, 24 x 18 formats to be displayed in different sections of your store if necessary.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster, set of 3 (Print)

The following three miniature posters reflect the large Nutri-Facts poster (seen here), but are broken up into smaller, 24 x 18 formats to be displayed in different sections of your store if necessary.

 

Norovirus Information Guide (SafeMark Best Practices)

FMI, in collaboration with Ecolab, has developed a Norovirus Information Guide to assist all types of food establishments in preparing for, and reacting to, a potential norovirus incident. Food safety professionals throughout the industry, academia and the regulatory arena provided input, direction and expert review of this document so that we can offer the most current guidance to the food industry. Free PDF download.

SeHabla 

Se Habla Isn't Enough: Private Brands Among Hispanics-PDF

This report explores the perceptions, attitudes and behaviors of U.S. Hispanic grocery shoppers regarding private brand products. Also available in Print.

 

Sustainability on the Shelves: A Guide for Category Managers & Buyers

Provides a basic overview of sustainability in the food retail sector and a framework to help food retail buyers and category managers respond to both their company's and customers' demand for more sustainable products in specific retail categories. | | Sourcing Guide Webinars will also be conducted on the following dates in 2011: | | Fresh: January 12th | Beverage: January 26th | General Merchandise: February 9th | Seafood: March 2nd | | All sessions will start at 1:00pm EST. Please contact acokley@fmi.org to register.

 

Sustainability Starter Kit (PDF Download)

All the information you need to create a baseline sustainability strategy, including practical tips, advice on how to get started, examples, best practices and a list of key resources. Also available in Hard-Copy Format

MAPPING THE WORLD OF BIG DATA 

Mapping the World of Big Data

Summary of the presentation to the FMI Board of Directors on January 11, 2014.