Health & Wellness

Welcome to FMI’s Center for Retail Health & Wellness!  Discover how we can help you maximize opportunities throughout your store to improve shopper loyalty via your health and wellness offerings and programs. 
 


FMI Health And Wellness Resources 

  • Shopping for Health 2016

    Shopping for Health, a survey of American grocery shoppers that has been conducted for over 20 years by Rodale, Inc. (publisher of health and wellness lifestyle brands Prevention, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, and Rodale’s Organic Life) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), examines the various ways in which health & nutritional concerns affect food buying and eating decisions; gauges food shoppers’ awareness, interests & attitudes regarding food, health & nutrition; understands efforts to manage eating & diets; and measures parents’ attitudes and activities regarding meals for children.

  • 2014 Report on Retailer Contributions to Health and Wellness

    This 2014 Report on Retailer Contributions to Health & Wellness represents an evolution of the previous survey reports. At its core, the information gathered for this report will help to demonstrate how food retailers are contributing to the health of their customers. One goal is to share this information with media, legislators and the public to highlight the positive impact of our industry.

Celebrating National Family Meals Month in September

NationalFamilyMealsMonth-LogoLaunched in September 2015, National Family Meals Month™ is an industry-wide movement to raise awareness of the benefits of frequent family meals. Join us, your industry’s trade association, as we work collaboratively with food retailers and manufacturers from across the country to bring families back to the table to share one more meal at home per week.

For food retailers and manufacturers, the FMI Foundation created complimentary toolkits to inspire and demonstrate how retailers and manufacturers can implement National Family Meals Month™ in September. Pick your toolkit path, and explore how FMI Family Meals can help you help your customers.

In addition, the FMI Foundation created a consumer website at www.NationalFamilyMealsMonth.org to highlight the benefits of family meals and showcase the activity as the movement grows.

FMI Family Meals

TFMI-FamilyMealshe FMI Family Meals page is a one-stop-shop for ideas and inspiration around family meals. With resources for food retailers on National Family Meals Month ™ and examples of food retailers and manufactures with outstanding family meals programs, this site is your best resource to take family meals to the next leave for your stores. Learn more at www.FMIFamilyMeals.com.


Gold Plate Awards


gold plate croppedThe FMI Foundation’s Gold Plate Awards highlight outstanding programs FMI members have implemented to encourage families to share more meals, together at home, more often. Learn More

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More Resources

  • September Is All About Family Meals

    Aug 23, 2016
    Sue Borra and Mitty The Mitt

    In many ways, September has become the month where many families reset their routines after summer vacation time. Yes, it’s back to school season, which means busy schedules, but it’s also National Family Meals Month™, a way for retailers and suppliers to help families re-connect around breakfast, lunch or dinner. This retail food industry-wide movement, celebrated in September, raises awareness of the benefits of frequent family meals and encourages families of all shapes and sizes to share one more meal together each week. 

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  • 4 Findings on Parenting and Family Meals

    Aug 02, 2016
    Family ShadowsIn our recent Shopping for Health report, conducted with Rodale Inc., we asked parents with children, ages 0 – 17, about their shopping, cooking and family meal habits. We know that juggling work, kids and the busy demands of daily life can make it difficult to achieve a family meal at home. Here’s what we found.
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  • Are You Ready for September National Family Meals Month?

    Jul 19, 2016
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    Again this September, retailers and suppliers are coming together with the FMI Foundation to celebrate National Family Meals Month™ (NFMM). What is National Family Meals Month? This industry-wide movement raises awareness of the benefits of frequent family meals and supports families to share one more meal at home each week. Over 60 retailers and 30 suppliers participated last year, and the excitement is growing for 2016! To help you prepare for this September, the FMI Foundation has created new National Family Meals Month toolkits for both retailers and suppliers. 

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LEADERSHIP & PARTICIPATION


The FMI Health & Wellness Council provides key input into the development of association and industry-wide strategies in the area of health and wellness.  Our vision statement can simply be stated as “The supermarket will be the destination for health and wellness in the community.” Learn More