Join FMI

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


No matter your store count, you’ll benefit from a strong voice in Washington, DC and proactive food safety training and resources.


Product Supplier

Our collaboration opportunities offer a forum for idea exchanges, partnership building and strategic insights.



Connect virtually and physically with retailers through a variety of collaborative  and educational opportunities.


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

FMI Select Series

Government Relations

Jennifer Hatcher, Chief Public Policy Officer and Senior Vice President Government & Member Relations gives an overview of FMI's government relations activities and provides a way for members to get involved. Introduction and tour of Government Affairs on by Dan Ratner, Senior Director, Member Services.

Private Brands

Doug Baker, Vice President, Industry Relations, shares the focus and activities of the FMI Private Brands Council and how retail, wholesale, manufacture and solution provider members can be involved with various initiatives to include technical, regulatory, compliance, packaging, research and insights, external education, strategic sourcing, sustainability, and more key topics related to private brands.


Tom Duffy, Senior Advisor of Nonfood Community Development, gives an informative overview of what the nonfoods community is composed of, the purpose of the community, and what resources are available to gain more insight into the role of nonfood in the food retail industry. A tour of the Nonfoods section is also available courtesy of Dan Ratner, Senior Director of Member Services.

Fresh Foods

Rick Stein, Vice President of Fresh Foods, gives insights on the Fresh community, what resources are available, how information is gathered for those resources, and notable events related to Fresh. Dan Ratner, Senior Director of Member Services, provides an overview of the Fresh Foods section on the FMI website. This video has been enhanced with AI tools.

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.

Northgate Gonzalez Market

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Wakefern Food Corp.

Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc.

Fresh Encounter, Inc.

PepsiCo, Inc.

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.