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 to Honor Publix Leader with Hall of Achievement Award

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) will honor Ed Crenshaw of Publix Super Markets with its GMA Hall of Achievement Award in July.

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GMA Calls on Senate to Stand Up for Agricultural Biotechnology to Protect Farmers and Consumers

During GMA Science Forum, President and CEO Calls for Action to Head Off Reformulation

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GMA Blog

Manufacturers, Supply Chains and the Fight Against Food Fraud

By: Samantha Cooper, Manager, Food Safety and Quality Assurance Wood pulp in shredded Parmesan cheese. Dried oregano bulked out with olive leaves. Melamine in baby formula and pet food. Asian catfish sold as grouper. Ground horse meat mixed with ground beef. Pomegranate juice cut with grape juice. Common honey sold as Manuka honey. Lead chromate […]

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How Innovation in Biotechnology Can Feed the World

By: Robert Burns, Ph.D., Vice President Health and Nutrition Policy In the next 35 years, the world will add another 2.4 billion people.  As demand for food, feed, fiber, and fuel increases, so does our need to deliver greater productivity in agriculture (i.e. producing more with less) while conserving increasingly scarce natural resources. Today at […]

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