Mark your calendars now as the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance (RDBA) and Winsight Grocery Business (WGB) and announce the return of Retail Dietitian Exchange (RDE) in 2019. The event will take place May 20-22 at McCormick Place Chicago in partnership with the National Confectioners Association’s (NCA) Sweets and Snacks Expo. The event brings business best practices, engaging networking opportunities, timely industry updates and much more to retail dietitians across the nation.
Research conducted earlier this year by HubSpot found that individuals watch an average of 1.5 hours of video content every day. Given the choice, 72% of consumers would rather learn about a new product via video than text, and 83% consider sharing a video with friends.
The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance announces the establishment of the Jane Andrews Lifetime Achievement Award in Retail Dietetics, bestowing the first award on Jane at her retirement party of August 6th. As detailed in last week’s article, Jane has had incredible vision and made many significant contributions to the profession across her career. This award recognizes her many achievements in the retail dietetics industry.
When I started working in the grocery industry in 1990 there were only a few dietitians employed in supermarkets. I was pretty much at a loss but am very thankful for a handful of individuals who shared their knowledge, helped me navigate the retail waters, and motivated me in my new role. Jane Andrews from Wegmans was one of those dietitians.
The cool weather, colors, spices, seasonings, and abundance of harvest – Fall is a season both retailers and shoppers love! Sign up today for our next Samplefest® which provides retail dietitians with consumer insights, product samples, resource materials and retail execution ideas that help shoppers take advantage of the flavors and nutrition of the Fall harvest. To be sure you receive the Fall into Harvest Flavors Samplefest®, consider the following options:
The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance, in partnership with House Foods, is pleased to announce the launch of our latest EduTrac® – Plant-based in the Context of Healthy Eating. EduTracs are designed as an online education tool, allowing retail dietitians to review them at a time and place that works best for you.
Cassandra Umile, R.D., L.D.N, the manager of Nutrition Services and Food Production for The Kenny Family ShopRites of Delaware, was named the Retail Dietitian of the Year by the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance (RDBA) at the RD Retail Exchange earlier this week in Chicago.