News & Events

GMA is frequently an active voice in some of the most popular issues and stories surrounding the food, beverage and consumer goods industry. We also provide a host of educational conferences and training programs throughout the year. Find out more on all of the latest GMA news and 2016 events below.

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GMA Hails House Passage of Tax Reform Legislation

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement from Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, on today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a comprehensive tax reform bill. “Today’s House vote is a major milestone towards passage of the first comprehensive tax reform legislation in more than 30 years. As the largest sector of American manufacturing jobs, the food, beverage and consumer products industry urges the House.

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GMA Commends Release of Senate Tax Reform Plan; Looks Ahead to House Vote This Week

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today commended the release of the Senate Finance Committee tax reform proposal as an important step forward in Congress towards passing critical reforms to the nation’s tax code, and urged the House to move forward with plans to vote on its bill this week. “Action from Congress on tax reform is vital to the success of America’s growing economy. The release of the Senate bill and a plan for the House to vote this.

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Food and Agriculture Trade in the Asia Pacific – Facilitating Trade and Driving Growth

By: Melissa San Miguel- Senior Director, Global Strategies-Multilateral Affairs Each November, the leaders of 21 of the world’s fastest-growing economies from both sides of the Pacific gather at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Annual Leaders Meeting to set the agenda for trade and growth in the region. Fair trade in the Asia-Pacific region is […]

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3 Ways CIOs Can Lead A Transformation In Grocery Manufacturing

This piece originally ran on By: Matthew Campbell & Evan Kelly Managing Director; Director, Consumer Goods & Services-Accenture Remember how straightforward the groceries business used to be? Manufacturers navigated a well-trodden path of monitoring supply-side size and scale, distributing inventory as widely and inexpensively as possible, and watching the profits flow in. It was a […]

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