July 17, 2019
Emerging Brands Aren’t Just Disruptors to Established Companies — Incredibly Important Partners, Too.
Of course, emerging brands aren’t just disruptors to established companies — they can also be incredibly important partners, too. Groceryshop’s Working with Startups to Transform the Business session will showcase three leaders who evaluate opportunities to incubate, accelerate or invest in startup brands. Gulrez ‘Gary’ Arora, the Global Launchpad Lead and Head of the Seeds of Change Accelerator at Mars Incorporated, Lauren Jupiter, the Managing Partner at AccelFoods and Andreas Wuerfel, the Director US Strategic Partnerships at METRO Group will each bring a unique point of view to this topic.Read More
May 28, 2019
SPINS Monthly Review
SPINS Monthly Review is their take on the latest in health & wellness. Topics in this newsletter include the latest industry news and trends, upcoming webinars and events, and what’s new at SPINS. Fill out the form on the page to receive this month’s issue and subscribe for future ones.Read More
May 27, 2019
IRI’s 23rd Annual New Product Pacesetters Report
IRI’s highly-anticipated New Product Pacesetters report reveals that brand upstarts continue to disproportionately influence the CPG industry. For the first time in 2018, products developed by companies with annual revenues under $1 billion represented the majority of top-ranking brands, accounting for 51% of the products listed and representing 27% of Pacesetters revenues.Read More
May 17, 2019
Shared values nurture meaningful brand-supplier partnerships
We could not agree more with this story from Natural Products Insider on the importance of relationships that contribute to meeting consumers demands for product information and transparency.
Please enjoy the NPI story by Chris Holland vice president of sales at Barrington Nutritionals. See also the free FMI report, The Transparency Imperative: Product Labeling from the Consumer Perspective
Consumers demand full transparency of the products they purchase, and this demand goes beyond a “clean label.” Consumers want to look back across the entire supply chain to understand how each ingredient was handled, where it was grown and how it was manufactured. They want to connect directly with the source of their food and supplements. The relationship between the ingredient manufacturer and the consumer product brand is a vital part of differentiation as brands seek to get ahead of the competition.Read More
May 15, 2019
How do I get the right data for retailers?
CPG brands: Here’s how you get the right data for retailers Thank you to New Hope Network for this short video featuring Bill Keith of Perfect Snacks on the importance of understanding your data and product sales movement. With so many brands competing for shelf space on local and national retail shelves, how are you […]Read More
May 14, 2019
Gelson’s invites entrepreneurs to pitch grocery products
As announced today in Winsight Grocery Business
Gelson’s Markets is hosting an event called Local Discoveries in California on June 6.
Local entrepreneurs will be invited to pitch products to the grocer’s buyers in an effort to expand the company’s local offerings.Read More
May 12, 2019
FMI offer: Voice of Food Retail Blog
For Emerging brands building relationships with retailers, it’s important to know the issues, trends and operational insights that you would gain from a weekly Friday digest from the FMI Blog.
Subscribe to the Voice of Food Retail Blog and see the value! Here is a sampling from the 5/17/19 digest edition.Read More
May 10, 2019
The Rise of Plant-Based and the Opportunity for Produce
Plant based products are on the rise, but is there a place for the produce industry in the trend? Produce Retailer breaks down who is buying plant-protein products and how the digital discussion around plant-based compares to other food movements. According to The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Power of Produce report, 73% of buyers sometimes […]Read More
May 6, 2019
Headline: FMI Emerge Community is in the News!
It’s always an exciting day when we see members of the FMI Emerge community being celebrated in the news! SmartyPits (FMI Emerge Subscriber) and The Honey Pot Company (FMI Emerge Mentor) were featured in a Hampton Roads, Virginia, TV segment in honor of International Women’s Day. Both women-owned companies are passionate about making better-for-you health […]Read More
April 4, 2019
National Family Meals Month – September
Help Tell the Grocery Industry’s StoryRead More
Families have the desire to prepare and share more meals at home, but they find it challenging to make it happen more often. They need to hear the facts about the benefits of family meals and the impact this behavior can have on their family and our nation as a whole. They need to know that today’s brands and grocers are evolving to bring them new ways to make meals at home easier and more affordable. You can help grocers turn data points into compelling shopper messaging and position your company and products as supporting families as they strive to enjoy more meals together.