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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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Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association adds 3 independent grocers to its board of directors

The statewide trade association added the following grocers: Paul Brauer, Tom Charley and Shawn Rinnier.

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NGA Foundation awarded $5M USDA grant to advance SNAP online programs 

The funds will be used to create the SNAP EBT Modernization Technical Assistance Center (SEMTAC) to educate retailers on the federal requirements for SNAP EBT modernization, including the online purchasing and mobile payment programs.

Expert panel recommends restructuring agency to buttress food-safety program.

Darling will oversee the organization's legislative, educational and industry-related programs.

Grocers continue to reassess store operations in the wake of the pandemic, taking note of which changes in consumer habits were a temporary response to the changed landscape and which are here to stay...

Avi Kaner, an owner of Morton Williams Supermarkets, was also unanimously elected to Allegiance’s board of directors.

FMI and NGA say new recording processes will hurt smaller grocers and exceed the FDA’s statutory authority.

Women- and minority-owned businesses in the inaugural 2021 DAP have grown since the program was developed, the market research firm said.

John Richard and Ryan Cagney will work on policy and political affairs for the NGA; and Eric Payne has been promoted on the communications team.

Eardley has held the top post at the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association since 2014. The industry group is now seeking a new leader.

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