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.

Or view the list of confirmed 2016 event dates.


GMA Welcomes Trump Administration’s Objectives for NAFTA Modernization

(Washington, D.C.)  The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) welcomed the Trump Administration’s recently released objectives for modernizing NAFTA.

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GMA Praises Steve Censky USDA Leadership Nomination

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement by Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, in response to the announcement by the White House on the nomination of Steve Censky, CEO of the American Soybean Association, as deputy secretary: “Americans enjoy the safest and most affordable food in the world, and Secretary Perdue is assembling an all-star team that will protect and preserve the public's longstanding confidence in the food and.

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GMA Blog

Modernizing NAFTA to Preserve U.S. Jobs and Consumer Choice

By: Melissa San Miguel, Senior Director, Global Strategies- Multilateral Affairs A former boss (who had toiled away on trade negotiations for decades) used to joke that trade was in the news for about five minutes every five years.  If he’s reading this blog post now, I hope he’s happy that trade is finally getting its […]

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Date Labeling Reform

By: Meghan Stasz, Senior Director, Sustainability The food, beverage, and consumer products industry is committed to helping consumers make informed choices about the products they buy every day. One issue that’s been causing a lot of confusion among shoppers and households are date labels. Those “sell by,” “freshest by,” “best if used by,” and myriad […]

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Addressing Hunger from Global to Local: Challenges and Solutions

Washington, DC/United States

August 01 2017

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Global Sustainability Summit 2017

Nashville, TN/United States

August 09 2017

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