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Sustainability

FMI provides leadership for our industry and member companies as we work to develop sustainability tools and resources to help reduce waste, source more sustainable products, increase recycling rates, improve packaging and focus on the "green business case" for new programs and tools to help you with implementing these initiatives. 

FMI’s Sustainability Executive Committee, comprised of executives from our retail and wholesale members provides leadership, insight and expertise on an ongoing basis. 

  • Sustainability on the Shelves - A Guide for Category Managers

    This resource will help food retail buyers and decision-makers select products that meet their companies’ and customers’ sustainability criteria while maintaining high quality standards and meeting key price points. Addressing sustainability hot-spots and decision-making factors in 5 different parts of the food retail supply chain (Grocery, General Merchandise, Fresh, Beverage and Seafood), this is a very helpful document to help buyers sift through the sea of competing “green” claims and find the products that fit their needs.
    Download the free Sustainability on the Shelves report