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We’re in the business of food – wherever it’s sold

Wayne Gretsky, the legendary hockey player once said – “A good hockey player plays where the puck is, a great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.” That's what FMI does for us. They go where the puck is going to be – they identify the issues ahead of the trends. - FMI Board of Directors Chairman Joe Sheridan, president and COO, Wakefern Food Corp.

Why Join FMI?

When you join FMI, you join the largest group of food retailers and suppliers.
FMI staff use our expertise to help you:




On behalf of the industry on important policy and business issues

To improve business efficiencies and network for tomorrow

On the latest consumer and operational trends and support career growth

Explore Member Benefits

No two FMI members are alike. We tailor our services to meet your specific business objectives. Here is an overview of the benefits you can enjoy by membership type:
FMI depends on active member involvement through committees to provide leadership and guidance to the professional staff. Take your seat at the table and influence the future of our industry.

Explore Our Members

Hy-Vee, Inc.


Wakefern Food Corp.


Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc.

Longo’s leverages FMI by participating in Share Groups, engaging in thought leadership to understand and plan for the issues and opportunities facing our industry and business.

Member Since: 1988

Heinen's Grocery Stores


Portland State University


Bashas' Inc.

Bashas' Inc. values FMI as an extension of the team and utilizes our advocacy staff and resources to stay up to date on regulatory requirements, food safety best practices and CSR opportunities.
Member Since: 1988

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.



PepsiCo, Inc.


Northgate Gonzalez Market


Fresh Encounter, Inc.

As an independent operator from Ohio, Fresh Encounter, Inc. leverages FMI’s government and public relations activities to take their local issues to our nation’s capital. The company often participates in our Day in Washington event to learn how to better navigate and understand the federal issues that impact its regional stores.

Member Since: 1977


Our Membership Directory

Use our public membership directory to explore our members and get to know us better. You’ll find food retail companies, but also suppliers, technology and solution providers and more.

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Meet Our Membership Team

Our Membership team is here to help you get the most out of your FMI membership. Contact them to learn more about our membership benefits and how you can get involved.