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Top news from trade associations, market research firms and management consultancies pertaining to consumer grocery trendspolicy, regulatory and advocacy efforts.

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Informa Connect announces 2024 go-to-market strategy and formation of new Food Services group

The newly formed group offers a full suite of digital media, marketing services, conferences/tradeshows, as well as industry specific research/insights.

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Consumption, climate change and AI top list of produce industry worries

In her state of the industry report at the Global Produce & Floral Show, International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns said the business of fruits, vegetables and flowers “could be better” but there is much opportunity.

CEOs of Aldi U.S., Ahold Delhaize USA, Giant Eagle, C&S, AWG and KeHE among the retail, distributor and supplier executives elected as directors to the grocery and food industry trade group.

The annual expo from the International Fresh Produce Association will feature a keynote address from Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak.

Funding for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) would end almost immediately, while Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) payments are guaranteed through October.

Visa and Mastercard are expected to raise credit-card network and interchange fees by more than $500 million this year, a move being fought by retail industry groups.

Bryan Verbarendse has joined Americold as COO for North America, while Jeff Bornino has been tapped as president of TMX Transform North America.

The Chicago-based hybrid retailer said the partnership will help change how consumers perceive convenience stores and their offerings.

Massachusetts becomes the eighth state to allow some SNAP recipients to use the funds for restaurant meals.

Here’s a CliffsNotes version of the mammoth 74th annual industry survey that takes the pulse of grocers and suppliers about workforce, technology, inflation and much more.

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