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SIAL Paris Trade Event Returns in October

SIAL Paris, the world's biggest agri-food trade fair, returns Oct. 18-22, with 7,200 exhibitors in-house and more than 300,000 professionals from 200 different countries in attendance.

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FMI Names Dan Ratner Senior Director

With more than 20 years of experience, he joins the member services team to help enhance member value.

The organization’s two unique programs honor the best in innovation and work to encourage future leaders to help grow the product category.

The annual event drew about 1,200 C-suite attendees from across the country to network, discuss and explore established and emerging trends and how they will influence future business operations.

Eight retailers, two suppliers and one community collaborator received Gold Plate Awards for their efforts during National Family Meals Month.

The trio of retail execs were among six leaders honored at the trade association’s 2020 Midwinter Executive Conference in Phoenix.

Six product suppliers were named to the board, along with a new chairman, Randy Edeker of Hy-Vee.

The new brand identify reflects the association’s strategy to more broadly represent the retail food marketplace and interconnected supply chain.

Both organizations will continue to work together on programs and initiatives beneficial to the independent grocery industry.

The trade deal, which is in phase one, has greatly impacted dairy sales, and Michael Dykes, president and CEO of the association, shares his thoughts.

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