Webinar Recordings

  • Descriptive Designation for Needle- or Blade-Tenderized (Mechanically Tenderized) Beef Product

    Nov 19, 2015

    20151208-FMI-634-WEBDuring this webinar, USDA FSIS discussed what is required as part of the recently published final rule entitled, “Descriptive Designation for Needle- or Blade-Tenderized (Mechanically Tenderized) Beef Product.”

  • When Head Meets Heart in the Grocery Cart: Emerging Consumer Values Regarding Food Safety, Health and Wellness, and Animal Welfare

    Oct 14, 2015

    20151208-FMI-257r-WEBThis webinar highlights findings from the FMI 2015 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Report,conducted by the Hartman Group. Participants will gain insights into consumer values around food safety, health and wellness and animal welfare. 

  • Country of Origin Labeling—Retailer Requirements & Surveillance

    Sep 30, 2015

    FMI-12092014_384_WEBDuring this webinar, Julie Henderson, Director of AMS’ COOL Division, and Dr. Kenneth Becker, Agricultural Marketing Specialist with the COOL Division, introduce COOL, discussed basic requirements and provide an update of monitoring activities. 

  • Making the Meal Fit the Shape and Schedule of the New American Household: the Grocer as Food and Family Facilitator

    Sep 02, 2015

    Trends 2015 Infographic Grocery Shopper TypesThis webinar highlights findings from the FMI 2015 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Report, conducted by the Hartman Group. Participants will gain insights into the changing consumer mealtime distinctions and broader household member participation in shopping and the shared shopper paradigm.

  • A Peek from the Peak: A Panoramic View of the 2015 U.S. Grocer Shopper Trends

    Aug 05, 2015

    Trends 2015 Cover largeThis webinar highlights findings from the FMI 2015 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Report, conducted by the Hartman Group. Participants gain insight into why individual food shoppers make the decisions they do, and how their attitudes and piecemeal behaviors translate into large-scale shifts that affect supermarket revenues and growth. The research provides not just data that the industry can rely on to inform decision-making, but also offers an evidence-based point of view relevant to the most urgent strategic challenges facing food marketers. 

  • The Power of Produce Overview

    Jul 23, 2015

    Power of Produce 2015 CoverListen to the insights as we discuss the newly released research in the FMI inaugural report The Power of Produce 2015, which explores changes in shoppers’ produce purchasing trends and behaviors at retail.

  • Illness Outbreak Investigations - Shopper Card Initiative

    May 28, 2015

    FMI-12092014_039_e_WEBIn foodborne illness investigations, time is of the essence and every minute, hour and day counts. Customer purchase information is often the key to solving investigations and linking certain products to foodborne illnesses. USDA FSIS present information on foodborne illness outbreaks and discuss some of the challenges and benefits of sharing information during investigations to help identify the source of contamination and protect the health of your customers. 

  • Food Safety and Small Growers

    Apr 16, 2015

    20151208-FMI-091-WEBProduce safety is a priority issue for FMI and many member companies, including Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. In order to offer locally grown produce to customers, Wegmans has developed an outreach program to work with farmers on food safety programs. This webinar discusses how Wegmans solved a food safety and supply chain challenge through community outreach and leadership. Ideas are shared on how to work with local growers to implement food safety programs, and resources are identified to help your company work with local produce growers to ensure they have proper food safety programs in place. 

  • Increasing Donations and Reducing Food Waste

    Mar 26, 2015

    Food Bank Donations From Grocery StoresIn this presentation, Kroger, Publix and BJ’s Wholesale share how they are using retail donation programs to reduce the amount of product going to landfill while helping those in need. Listen and learn Safe Food Handling Guidelines put in place to assure the process provides wholesome and safe food to Hunger Relief organizations along with information around the tax benefit of donating. 

  • Raising Consumer Awareness through Community Food Waste Prevention Campaigns

    Mar 23, 2015

    Food Waste Reducation at RetailIn this presentation, leaders in the food waste prevention movement from the United States and the UK share tested strategies to raise consumer awareness of food waste and lessons learned during different community campaigns, as well as future opportunities to conduct a baseline measurement study of wasted food in the United States. 

  • Cracking the Code of the Food Decision-Making Process

    Mar 11, 2015

    20151208-FMI-081-WEBHow do we connect when scientific consensus and consumer beliefs are not aligned? When consumers don’t accept what science says is true? Given what we have learned about the decision making process, how do we adjust our communication approach?  The Food Marketing Institute in partnership with The Center Food Integrity (CFI) presents a webinar featuring CFI’s 2014 Consumer Research. CFI veteran Roxi Beck presented the data and explained how it impacts the way you connect with your customers in the marketplace. 

  • Traceability in the Seafood Supply Chain

    Jan 09, 2015

    FMI-12092014_355_WEBThis webcast discusses food traceability and the development of a technology architecture that will help all parts of the seafood chain to more readily and efficiently exchange vital product information. While the discussion will be focused on seafood, the topic is one that concerns all food sectors.