IFMA continued its 2017 Strategic Issues Series (SIS) with a program titled “Back to School.” The session, held in October in Chicago, focused on the challenges facing K-12 foodservice operators and opportunities for manufacturers to ease operator pains.
Food is becoming "cultural capital," according to Nicole Sorensen and Sarah Hickey of Tyson Foods, as technology and social media change the way consumers purchase and interact with food. Experiences are becoming more important than ever; Millennials in particular are now three times more likely to post something on social media about a food they tried than they are about an item they bought.
Join IFMA on December 7th at 1:00 CST for a Strategic Issues Series Webinar presented by Kinetic12 and Datassential. During this complimentary webinar, we will examine the consumer response to meal kits and data that shows consumer engagement and abandonment, along with a point of view of what’s next for the meal kit category.
Pumpkin-spice shakes, Reuben sandwiches and other limited-time menu items are reviving sales at chain restaurants, but nailing the logistics of promotions can be tricky.
The IFMA Education Foundation promotes the next generation of foodservice leaders. Learn how one student is using her foodservice stipend to further her studies in Food Science.
A letter from the 2017 IFMA Chairman --
"It has been my profound honor to serve as IFMA Chairman for 2017. This year IFMA members had access to the tools and resources critical to helping us all address key issues we face every day. IFMA worked with all industry constituents to create content and networking opportunities offered nowhere else."