News

You know you’ve become part of a movement when the news media is producing reports that shine a light on your activities. 

In the feed below, you will find a collection of recent news reports that validate the reasons to commit to one more family meal this week.

We hope these reports help to encourage you to commit to just one more meal per week with your family this September for #FamilyMealsMonth. We think you will be pleased with the results!

  • Parents Are Trying To Get Their Family To The Dinner Table More Often

    From PR Newswire.
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  • Ask your kids to help with meal planning and prepping!

    Kids who are part of meal planning and preparation complain less about the dinner menu.
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  • Kings Food Markets: Leading Shoppers To Better Health Through Family Meals

    As we hope you’ve heard by now, the food retail industry is celebrating the first annual National Family Meals Month™ this September. Every September grocers in communities nationwide will come together to raise consumer awareness of the many benefits of sharing mealtime and the varied programs and services being offered to help shoppers share more meals at home 365 days of the year. National Family Meals Month™ is part of a larger family meals movement led by grocers and food manufacturers who know that what’s good for the health of our nation’s families can also be very good for business.
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  • Balducci's: Healthy Meals for the Modern Family

    As FMI and the FMI Foundation prepare to launch the first annual National Family Meals Month™ this September, we’re talking with our members to find out how they’re helping families share more mealtimes together at home. This month we’re proud to highlight Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market and Executive Chef Jason Miller—who also happens to be FMI Supermarket Chef Showdown’s reigning Champion in the Family Meals category.
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  • Chef Keoni Chang's Keys to Family Meal Success

    Family meals played an important role in Keoni’s life growing up in Hawaii. He greatly values having experienced the ritual of dinner at home every night with his two sisters, parents and grandmother. “Every night we set the table, putting everything in place, and then sat down together for home-cooked food and robust conversation.” Keoni’s culinary training and lifestyle have changed what he prepares and eats with his own family today, but it is still important to him to share meals with his wife and two-and-a-half-year old son. His approach, and advice for customers and neighbors struggling to fit in more family meals, is to take the stress and formality out of it.
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