79 Results for "Manufacturer Members"

CPP Report Explores Growing Portion Sizes

Despite wanting just 500-700 calories per meal, many people believe that today's fast food combo meals generally deliver the perfect amount of food. However, in reality, these combo meals often exceed 1,000 calories. IFMA's latest Consumer Planning Program (CPP) research finds there may be a gap in consumer expectations and what is currently being served.

Posted by IFMA July 07, 2015
Tagged in: Consumer Planning, Industry Research, Manufacturer Members

Do You Have WIIFW Partnerships With Your Suppliers?

Kate Vitasek shared the Vested® model, of deep collaboration, developed at the University of Tennessee during Presidents Conference 2013. Vested is a mindset of focusing on what's in it for "we" instead of what's in it for me; is a methodology and rules; and is a movement where companies play a different game by adopting new habits and business models.

Posted by IFMA June 19, 2014
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Distributors, Optimize, Discover, Foodservice Operators, Manufacturer Members, Foodservice Supply Chain

Foodservice Industry Taking to Social Media to Exchange Ideas and Advice

Foodservice professionals are leveraging IFMA’s social media channels to have candid conversations about important issues to our community and the industry as a whole. Find out what they’ve been talking about and how you can join the conversation. 

Posted by IFMA October 20, 2015
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Connect, Social Media, Associate Members, Manufacturer Members

Deep Dive Topics Mean Deeper Understanding

The Consumer Planning Program's (CPP) base research tracks consumer eating occasions and eater types; however other deep dive topics (decided by committee members) add richer understanding of how to drive consumer demand in foodservice.   

Posted by IFMA April 17, 2014
Tagged in: Consumer Planning, Industry Research, Discover, Manufacturer Members

Future of Foodservice Student Spotlight: Jacy Lucas

IFMA's Educational Foundation promotes the next generation of foodservice leaders. Learn how one student is using her foodservice stipend to further her studies in Dietetics.

Posted by IFMA July 10, 2014
Tagged in: Educational Foundation, Optimize, Connect, Manufacturer Members, foodservice internships