Nutrition

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.


Pharmacy, Nutrition and Lifestyle Education 

FMI provides online education, training programs and courses for store-level and management associates for preview and purchase. Classes include Introducing Lifestyle Modifications to Pharmacy Patients; Nutritional Needs and the Healthful Diet; and Recommendations for Common Wellness Concerns. These offerings are cost-effective and can be conveniently used at any time. Learn More

Food Retail Nutrition Resources


MyPlate

MyPlateMyPlate 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.


RD Toolkit

RDBA LogoIf you’re a retailer looking to leverage health and wellness in the retail space and meet your shoppers' health and wellness needs, look no further than this guide Hiring, Leveraging, and Empowering Retail Dietitians. This interactive tool kit brought to you by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the FMI Foundation and the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance is designed to help retail CEOs, Store Managers, Human Resources and of course Retail Dietitians maximize the opportunity to meet the ever-growing needs of your shoppers. Click here to access toolkit.



Facts Up Front 

Facts Up FrontDeveloped for the industry as a voluntary industry initiative, Facts Up Front communicates key nutrition information to consumers on the front of food packages. Learn More


Nutrifacts

Nutrifacts PostersAs 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:

  • Nutri-Facts Poster (available in print and PDF)
  • Nutri-Facts Poster Beef & Veal only, Chicken & Turkey only or Lamb & Pork only (print)
  • Nutri-Facts brochures (print)


National Family Meals Month

NationalFamilyMealsMonth-LogoThe will to return to the table exists, but families need a friendly, familiar voice to show them the way. That voice is food retail, and the way is the National Family Meals Movement. Join us in making a difference during National Family Meals Month™ in September. Get the resources you need to take action and the recognition you deserve for rallying the movement! Learn More


FoodKeeper

FoodKeeper_Banner_340The FoodKeeper contains food safety and storage advice to help you maintain freshness and quality of foods and prevent food waste. Learn More






  • 2014 Report on Retailer Contributions to Health and Wellness

    This 2014 Report on Retailer Contributions to Health & Wellness represents an evolution of the previous survey reports. At its core, the information gathered for this report will help to demonstrate how food retailers are contributing to the health of their customers. One goal is to share this information with media, legislators and the public to highlight the positive impact of our industry.
  • Shopping for Health 2016

    Shopping for Health, a survey of American grocery shoppers that has been conducted for over 20 years by Rodale, Inc. (publisher of health and wellness lifestyle brands Prevention, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, and Rodale’s Organic Life) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), examines the various ways in which health & nutritional concerns affect food buying and eating decisions; gauges food shoppers’ awareness, interests & attitudes regarding food, health & nutrition; understands efforts to manage eating & diets; and measures parents’ attitudes and activities regarding meals for children.

  • Collaboration 2.0: Unlocking the Benefits of Collaboration

    The Collaboration 2.0 project is a multiyear initiative, developed with Market6®, to help the grocery industry improve how grocers and their suppliers work together around key shared business processes to grow sales, profits and customer satisfaction/loyalty. This initiative was launched in response to the recognition that there is tremendous unrealized value in improved collaboration in the industry and that by bringing expanded focus on collaboration best practices and the associated organizational, business process and technical changes needed to effect improved collaboration, FMI could help the industry improve performance and outcomes in this area. - View More
  • 2016 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends

    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.

     

  • 2015 U.S. Grocery Industry Speaks

    In its 65th year, FMI’s The Food Retailing Industry Speaks ("Speaks") provides the industry with important operational and financial benchmarks ranging from sales and profits to shrink, turns and differentiation tactics. The data is drawn primarily from FMI’s annual survey of U.S. food retailers and wholesalers, and was supplemented with information from public company Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 10K filings.