Emerge partners with industry leaders to bring the best across the food and grocery industry together. Partners include FMI (the Food Industry Association), SNAC International and the Maine Center For Entrepreneurs.
FMI advocates on behalf of the food retail industry, which employs nearly 5 million workers and represents a combined annual sales volume of almost $800 billion. Emerge members have access to FMI resources and subject matter experts, across areas such as supplier diversity, food safety and private brands.
FMI member companies operate nearly 33,000 retail food stores and 12,000 pharmacies, across the entire spectrum of food retail venues; single owner grocery stores, large multi-store supermarket chains, pharmacies, online and mixed retail stores. FMI supports all players across the grocery retail industry to foster healthy trading partner relationships.
Through programs in public affairs, food safety, research, education, health and wellness and industry relations, FMI offers resources and provides valuable benefits to almost 1,000 food retail and wholesale member companies and serves 85 international retail member companies. In addition, FMI has almost 500 Associate member companies that provide products and services to the food retail industry.
FMI’s U.S. member directory and international members include Walmart, Amazon/Wholefoods, Safeway, Publix, HEB, Kroger, Wakefern, Wegmans and many more.
FMI has a wide range of active member committees and leadership, including their Board of Directors.
Whether you want to develop healthy trading partner relationships, or seek more shelf space, Emerge helps you succeed with access to FMI Associate members. FMI has over 500 FMI Associate members.