Fresh is the ultimate disruptive grocery category.
FMI FreshForward, developed in collaboration with Deloitte, is an exclusive, senior executive thought-leadership event—we tackle the future of fresh at retail, generating new ideas and actionable next steps.
Gen Z and Fresh
FMI FreshForward Conversation Series
Subscribe to the free FMI FreshForward Conversation Series featuring industry leaders sharing insights on fresh. With each 10 – 15-minute segment, you’ll gain insights into fresh foods growth strategies.
It’s Time to Better Connect the Fresh Supply Chain
Sep 9, 2020 Enhancing the fresh supply chain has long been an industry goal, but in the wake of COVID-19 it has become an absolute imperative.
Improved data, analytics and visibility are essential to better connect the industry and make us more prepared for whatever lies ahead. That was a key message from speakers at FMI FreshForward.
Aug 26, 2020 Albertsons’ President and CEO Vivek Sankaran recently opened FMI FreshForward by lamenting the state of fresh foods shopping during the pandemic. He said perishables departments are usually the experience drivers for grocers — energizing consumers and lifting their senses.
A 360-Degree View of Fresh Industry Transformation
July 13, 2020
While the pandemic isn’t over, the country is opening up, and consumers are relaying increased confidence about shopping and safety. This period provides an opportunity to get a 360 view of where we’ve been, how much has changed, and what lies ahead. I consider this very important in my role as FMI’s fresh foods leader.
This report offers a comprehensive review of the plant-based topic broadly, addressing naturally plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains and alternatives to traditional animal-derived items.