Food Industry FAQ's

Below is a list of common questions the FMI Information Service receives about the food retail industry. Click each question to see answers. Have more questions?

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Do You Have a List of Stores in the U.S.?
Where Do I Go for Market Share Information for Various States and Cities?
How Long Have Supermarkets Been Scanning?
I Have a Great New Product I'd Like to Sell in the Supermarket. Any Advice?
When was the First Supermarket Opened?
How Long Can I Keep This Food Item Before it is Not Safe to Eat?
Where Do I Go to Get a UPC Code?