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 2014 events below.

Or view the list of confirmed 2015 event dates.

News

Grocery Manufacturer Association Announces Industry Initiative on Ingredients Added to Food

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced a five-part initiative that will advance the procedures used to assess the safety of ingredients used in food products.

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Consumer Packaged Goods Companies Must Plan for a Digital Future, Says New Study Prepared for GMA

New report prepared for GMA by BCG, Google, and IRI Highlights Benefits for Early Movers as Industry Approaches a Digital Tipping Point

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GMA Recognizes Retired Walmart CEO Mike Duke with Hall of Achievement Award

GMA today presented retired Walmart President and CEO Mike Duke with its 2014 Hall of Achievement Award before more than 400 industry leaders at the GMA Leadership Forum.  The Hall of Achievement Award represents the highest honor given by the more than 100 year-old association.

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GMA Honors Big Heart Pet Brands and PepsiCo, Inc. with CPG Award for Innovation and Creativity

GMA and its Advisory Council today awarded Big Heart Pet Brands and PepsiCo, Inc. with the 2014 CPG Awards for Innovation and Creativity. The awards are given annually to companies that have demonstrated creativity, innovation, and have made a significant impact on the industry knowledge base.

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Events

Thermal Processing Professional Training Program

Washington, DC/United States

September 15 2014

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Food Microbiology Short Course: Do-It-Yourself Spoilage and Pathogen Testing

Washington, DC/United States

September 15 2014

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Essentials of Thermobacteriology Workshop

Washington, DC/United States

September 18 2014

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Industry Guidance on Acidified Foods Workshop

Washington, DC/United States

September 19 2014

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Thermal Process Development Workshop

Washington, DC/United States

September 22 2014

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