News & Events section

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 events below.

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USMCA Essential to American Consumers

The Grocery Manufacturers Association today released the following statement from President and CEO Geoff Freeman on the USMCA

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CPG Industry Endorses Two New Bills Aimed at Curbing the Recycling Crisis

GMA announces its support of the RECYCLE Act and the RECOVER Act

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GMA Blog

Who Is the American CBD Consumer?

As the end of the year comes nearer, so too does the inevitable parade of commentary on the biggest trends of 2019. Alongside the royal baby, the pronunciation of “Buttigieg” and oat milk, cannabidiol (CBD) is hard to ignore. It’s showing up in everything from face masks to salad dressing and being sold everywhere from […]

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Four Reasons You Must Attend the 2020 Legal Forum

By Stacy Papadopoulos, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Operations and Initiatives With 2020 just around the corner, GMA is focused on its next chapter, relaunching as the Consumer Brands Association. With our name change comes a focused, proactive agenda that aligns with the totality of the CPG industry, something you’ll undoubtedly see at […]

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