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FMI, GMA Applaud USDA’s Interim Hemp Production Rule

The federal regulatory framework is viewed as "a good first step" by grocery trade leaders who say more regulations are needed to protect consumers.

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Should Grocers Outsource Delivery or Keep it In-House? Let’s Do the Math

While third-party providers can help grocers test demand, the author says going in-house sells the product, and not the delivery.

The wholesaler also promoted Tye Anthony to SVP of merchandising, while Jeff Pedersen will assume oversight of Valu Merchandisers Co.

Effective immediately, Taylor Crown will oversee the foodservice department for the sales and marketing agency.

"Forum for the Future" session, featuring association CEO Cathy Burns, provided confab attendees with a snapshot of the industry's fast-paced, technology-driven race to what's next.

As sustainability drives more food purchases, retailers, suppliers and distributors must do their part to reduce waste.

New vision of Shape the Future of Food serves as an umbrella to an array of educational, networking and research offerings.

If you attended this year’s Groceryshop conference in Las Vegas, you might remember the dramatic black-and-white photos of grocers that graced the monitors in the Mercatus booth.

The 110-year-old trade group is changing its name to Consumer Brands Association in 2020, reflecting an overhaul of its focus and advocacy.

The author and presidential historian will kick off the independent grocery trade show in February.

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