Industry Topics

Food Industry Topics

FMI provides a wealth of information and resources for all aspects of the food retailing industry.  

Government Affairs

Government Affairs

FMI's Government Relations Department is the food distribution industry's voice before Congress and the regulatory agencies. With a membership that reaches from the largest chain to the smallest one-store family company to the wholesalers that serve this industry, FMI has the unique ability to unite the entire food distribution community into a common voice.
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Asset Protection

Asset Protection

FMI offers multiple initiatives and opportunities for collaboration among food retailing industry professionals in the areas of loss prevention, risk management, workplace safety, crisis management, technology, and overall asset protection.
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Food Safety & Security

Food Safety & Security

Food Safety Programs provides retailers and wholesalers with the information and tools they need to ensure they are properly protecting consumers by selling safe and wholesome food and operating within the scope of regulatory requirements and best practices.
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Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

The Center for Retail Health & Wellness will serve as a resource and reference center for retailers looking to implement in-store programs that address family health, nutrition and wellness promotion, education and related activities.
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Consumer Affairs

Consumer Affairs

The Consumer Affairs Department helps member companies in developing policies and programs on consumer issues and trends. These include areas such as consumer lifestyles, nutrition, health and wellness, and food safety.
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Private Brands

Private Brands

The goal of FMI's Center for Private Brands is to provide a global forum for chief executives and their representatives to exchange ideas and information on future trends, current techniques and best practices to strengthen the performance of the Private Brands industry.
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Fresh Foods

Fresh Foods

Different from traditional supermarkets and traditional natural food stores, fresh stores emphasize perishables and offer center-store assortments that differ from those of traditional retailers—especially in the areas of ethnic, natural and organic.
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Marketing & Merchandising

Marketing & Merchandising

From food promotion and advertising through new food product development and consumer behavior research, FMI has the programs and resources that keep you on the cutting edge of your profession.
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Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainability is emerging as a critically important issue globally, and FMI is developing the tools and resources you need most as you develop and implement your business sustainability strategies.
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Retail Operations

Retail Operations

A place where food retailers and wholesalers of all sizes and formats can come together to network and find solutions to the operational issues facing the food industry.
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Supply Chain

Supply Chain

FMI offers multiple initiatives and opportunities for collaboration among food retailing industry professionals in the areas of logistics, transportation, distribution, warehousing, supply & demand planning, forecasting, purchasing and technology across the entire supply chain.
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Technology

Technology

FMI offers multiple initiatives and opportunities for collaboration among food retailing industry professionals in the area of technology. This includes an all company approach as it relates to mobility, payments, data security, cloud computing, in-store innovation and social commerce.
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