Newsroom Archive: 2018

WASHINGTON, December 3, 2018 — The Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marking Institute today marked the third anniversary of the digital transparency tool SmartLabel®, which provides easy and instantaneous access to detailed information from 826 brands on more than 36,000 food, beverage, personal care, household and pet care products.

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WASHINGTON, November 14, 2018 — The Grocery Manufacturers Association presented Alex Baloga, president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association with the 2018 GMA Excellence in Government Affairs award at the Food Industry Association Executives Annual Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico yesterday.

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(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association today announced four senior-level hires as part of the organization’s ongoing transformation under the new leadership of President and CEO Geoff Freeman.

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Agreement Ensures Consumer Access to Best Ingredients and Products (Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement by Geoff Freeman, president and CEO, in response to the announced U.S., Mexico and Canada trade agreement to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “The consumer packaged goods sector has consistently supported ambitious, comprehensive United States trade agreements. Today’s announcement is a victory for.

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(Washington, D.C.) A new report shows that out-of-stock rates for online purchases of consumer products in the U.S. are nearly twice as high as in-store availability. The report, issued by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), shows potential online sales losses as high as $17 billion a year globally because products are not available when consumers want to buy them.

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(Washington, D.C.)  The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to require disclosure of refined ingredients derived from bioengineered crops in food and beverage products in regulations for the federal labeling law.

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