Food retailers have a unique opportunity to showcase and educate shoppers on nutrition. Use following resources to be a source for nutrition information for shoppers.
Food Retail Nutrition Resources
MyPlate, by USDA, seeks a more direct visual connection with the viewer’s actual home dining experience by using a plate format to feature five food groups that are vital to a healthy diet—fruits, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy. To learn more at www.choosemyplate.gov.
The Hiring, Leveraging, and Empowering Retail Dietitians interactive toolkit created by FMI, the FMI Foundation and the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance is designed to help retail CEOs, Store Managers, Human Resources and of course Retail Dietitians maximize the opportunity to meet the ever-growing needs of your shoppers. Learn More
Developed for the industry as a voluntary industry initiative, Facts Up Front communicates key nutrition information to consumers on the front of food packages. Learn More
FMI created nutritional information on the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry. These Nutri-Facts posters and brochures are available through the our Store in the following formats:
The report curates a wide range of FMI research and content on this topic and identifies emerging consumer trends, quantifies consumer attitudes regarding health and well-being in food retail and establishes benchmarks for future evaluation.
The 2019 Retailer Contributions to Health & Wellness report demonstrates how grocery stores are contributing to the health of their customers, including offering nutrition guidance, pharmacy solutions and overall health and wellness resources.
VIDEO: How are the partnership between health professionals changing in food retail?
Susan Borra, chief health and wellness officer at FMI, describes the partnership opportunities in retail health and wellness.
VIDEO: What can a retail dietitian bring to food retail?
Chief Health and Wellness Officer, Susan Borra, discusses the roles dietitians can play in food retail.
VIDEO: How has health and wellness in food retail changed?
Susan Borra, chief health and wellness officer at FMI, discusses shopper trends in health and wellness.
This referenced white paper reviews current consumer research that highlights the perceived value of family meals that includes the social, emotional, healthful and financial benefits of meal sharing at home.