Newsroom Archive: 2018

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced today that it will award its prestigious 2018 Hall of Achievement Award to Irene Rosenfeld and Fred Morganthall. Rosenfeld is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mondelēz International, Inc.; Morganthall served as Executive Vice President of Kroger and President of Harris Teeter. The Hall of Achievement Award, GMA’s highest honor, recognizes the service and extraordinary contributions of.

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FDA Comments on FSMA Implementation and Nutrition Facts Panel Updates During Luncheon Keynote Address (Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today kicked off its 2018 Science Forum in Washington, DC with a look at the ways industries are using digital innovations to meet evolving consumer trends and the challenges companies face to ensure that product innovations also produce safe, high-quality products that consumers expect. The GMA Science Forum also featured a.

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(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today raised its “deep concern” about proposed global tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and urged President Trump to reconsider his planned action. These “tariffs will disrupt global supply chains, increase the cost of foods and beverages for hard-working families, and jeopardize positive economic gains achieved through tax reform,” wrote Pamela G. Bailey, GMA president and CEO, in a letter to President.

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(Washington, D.C.) Pamela G. Bailey, President and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), today announced she will retire later this year following nearly 10 years of leading the organization. Bailey will remain with GMA and manage the organization as the Board of Directors conducts a search for her successor, with Leslie Hortum of Spencer Stuart retained to lead the search. “GMA’s members are dedicated to improving the quality of life for their consumers and they are.

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Brings 30 years of experience with CPG companies, trade groups and government (Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today announced that Brian Folkerts, who has 30 years of experience with companies, trade groups and government, will be the organization’s new Executive Vice President of Government Affairs. “Brian Folkerts brings first-hand experience working on legislative and regulatory issues for the nation’s largest consumer packaged goods.

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As E-Commerce Sales Growth in the US Grocery Market Heats Up, CPG Supply Chains Are Facing Bigger Hurdles and More Complexity   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Online shopping, new digital technologies, and increasing channel fragmentation are intensifying the pressures on US consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chains. There are clear steps CPG companies must take in order to prepare, according to a new report authored by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and commissioned by the Grocery Manufacturers.

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