Food retailers have a unique opportunity to showcase and educate shoppers on nutrition. The following resources can help food retailers be a source for nutrition information by shoppers.
MyPlate was released by USDA and is used as an innovative tool offering consumers helpful information about healthy eating. MyPlate seeks a more direct visual connection with the viewer’s actual home dining experience by using a plate format to feature five food groups that are vital to a healthy diet—fruits, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy. To learn more, you can go to Choose MyPlate.
As mandated by the USDA, FMI created nutritional information on the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry. These Nutri-Facts posters and brochures are available through the FMI Store in the following formats:
The Food Marketing Institute has long supported U.S. food retailers through annual surveys of shopper behaviors and attitudes, providing consistent metrics to evaluate the changing market landscape. This year, FMI worked with the Hartman Group to supplement our U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends research perspective with a cultural lens, interviewing Americans in their homes and while shopping, and drawing upon ethnographic research into U.S. food consumption and consumers.
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