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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New GMA Report Highlights Industry Successes in Sustainability

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today released a new report highlighting examples of significant strides by companies in managing and reducing waste, more efficiently using water and reducing air emissions.

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GMA Honors McCormick & Company and Pinnacle Foods with Innovation Awards

(WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today honored McCormick & Company and Pinnacle Foods with the 2016 CPG Awards for Innovation and Creativity and presented its Hall of Achievement Award to Ed Crenshaw of Publix. The awards were presented today at the GMA Leadership Forum at The Greenbrier. Crenshaw, who retired earlier this year as Publix CEO, was given the Hall of Achievement Award, which is  GMA’s highest honor and recognizes the service.

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GMA Blog

Meat me at 160°F

By: Kristen Spotz, Senior Manager, Food Safety and Quality Assurance and Jeanette Litschewski, Intern, Science Program Management A visual check for cooking your meat just won’t cut it. GMA wants all consumers to know the importance of using a thermometer as a primary check for whether your meat is ready. Raw meat has microscopic bacteria that […]

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Spotlight on CPG Environmental Successes: Water

By: Meghan Stasz, Senior Director, Sustainability The availability, use, and quality of water is becoming a top sustainability priority, due to events like the record drought in California and quality issues in watersheds. GMA’s 2016 Environmental Success Stories in the Consumer Products Industry report which highlights the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector as a leader […]

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