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.
This summer, the trend is to blend and it’s a great time to show your customers how this technique makes burgers, tacos and more not only more nutritious, but also more delicious and sustainable. Demo The Blend on your store retail channels for the chance to win a $1,000 continuing education stipend!
Culinary experiences, including cooking classes, in-store meal prep, and engagement of RTH/RTE departments, are becoming a more central part of the retail dietitian role. Consumers continue to need assistance with getting balanced meals on the table and incorporating nutritious foods, like StarKist tuna products, into these meals.