Digital Seminars

Our digital seminars include presentations from grocery industry experts while offering insights and education. Did you miss one of our digital seminars? Watch any time with our recordings archive below.

Upcoming Digital Seminars

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    Feed Your Family's Mental Health Digital Seminar

    • Thursday, August 18, 2022 (2pm - 3pm US/Eastern)
    Join us for Feed Your Family's Mental Health Webinar where Dr. Drew Ramsey will share the crucial ways that nutrition can help boost mental health. His presentation will cover the key concepts that contribute to optimizing mental health and fitness including: the nutrients associated with lowering depression and anxiety and where to find them; the role of inflammation; the microbiome; and the effects of increasing family meals.
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    Top Trends in Fresh: Embrace Future Consumers for More Success Today

    • Wednesday, August 24, 2022 (1pm - 2pm US/Central)
    Consumers under 40 have different shopping behaviors --and the grocery channel's share of wallet among these younger consumers is shrinking, especially in fresh foods. For growth today and as a necessity for long-term success, produce, deli, bakery, meat and seafood suppliers and retailers need to differentiate their offerings with a focus on meeting the unique needs of younger consumers. The reality is that what worked well for decades with prior generations does not inherently work for Millennials and Gen Zs, who have grown up in a world wholly different from their parents.
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    FDA Overview of Total Diet Study

    • Wednesday, August 24, 2022 (2:30pm - 3:30pm US/Eastern)
    Recently, the FDA released the agency’s Total Diet Study (TDS) Report: Fiscal Years 2018-2020 Elements Data and associated data tables. The TDS is a tool the agency uses to help FDA prioritize food safety and nutrition efforts. Please join us on August 24 at 2:30 p.m. for a webinar with FDA officials to discuss the TDS and answer any questions members may have.
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    Store Operations Series: Two Underutilized Employee Benefits

    • Thursday, September 15, 2022 (1pm - 2pm US/Eastern)
    Attend this session to explore how to implement two strategies to improve communication and enhance the engagement of your workforce by creating a people-first culture.
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    Digital Dialogues on Racial Justice, Inclusion and Diversity (Part IX)

    • Wednesday, September 28, 2022 (2pm - 3pm US/Eastern)
    On Sept. 28, two extraordinary Diversity, Equity and Inclusion leaders will lead the Digital Dialogue. Join us to hear Raven Solomon and Jacquelyn Howard discuss generational and racial barriers in the workplace and how to replace them with empathy and synergy that fosters productive working relationships, drives business results, and prepares organizations to compete in the not-so-distant future. The webcast is the ninth in a series as part of the new Racial Justice, Inclusion and Diversity Initiative from The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) and FMI, the Food Industry Association. The Digital Dialogues series features food industry leaders as part of the broader initiative of CFI and FMI to promote food industry engagement on race, inclusion and diversity and prompt action toward meaningful and measurable progress.

Digital Seminar Recordings

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FMI Briefing - Peering into Food Inflation's Black Box

This briefing discussed some of the lesser known or little understood causes, effects, and impacts of inflationary pressures on the price of food at the grocery store. FMI’s Vice President of Tax, Trade, and Sustainability Andy Harig was joined by Dr. Ricky Volpe, an Associate Professor of Agribusiness at Cal Poly who specializes in food retail and supply chain management, transportation and logistics, and food prices and data analysis.

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A FreshForward Conversation with Taylor Farms

Sustainability is increasingly on the radar of consumers and food industry companies, and the fresh foods sector is heavily focused on this topic. Areas of emphasis range from food waste to packaging and continue to expand in number. The fresh foods industry has opportunities to enhance its sustainability strategies, practices and metrics to drive more success.

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FMI Briefing on CMS Proposed Rule Addressing Pharmacy DIR Fees On-Demand

In this session, Jesse C. Dresser from Frier Levitt, briefed FMI members on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule that aims in part to address problems surrounding the hidden “clawback” fees known as pharmacy DIR fees, including how these fees are being used by PBMs with respect to pharmacies. This session also discussed FMI’s written comments on the CMS proposal.

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