Newsroom Archive: 2018

(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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(Washington, D.C.) Vivek Sankaran, President and Chief Operating Officer, Frito-Lay N.A., PepsiCo, Inc., has been elected as the new chairman of the Board of Directors for the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), the leading trade association for the $2.1 trillion food, beverage and consumer products industry.

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) June 12, 2018 – More than 7 in 10 shoppers want to find out more about the grocery products they buy than they are currently able to get with traditional on-package labels, according to a new national survey. These shoppers want to go beyond the ingredients listed on the label to get information on what the ingredients do and why they are in the product.

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(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), the leading representative of the $2.1 trillion food, beverage and consumer products industry, today announced that Geoff Freeman will become the organization’s new president and chief executive officer effective August 1. Freeman is president and CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA), the trade association for the U.S. casino gaming industry

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GMA Responds to FDA Decision on PHO Food Additive Petition

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement from Leon Bruner, EVP of Science and Regulatory Affairs and Chief Science Officer, on today’s decision by the Food & Drug Administration to deny GMA’s food additive petition seeking specific and limited uses of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs).

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