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Timely, relevant and unbiased information about the food industry from farm to fork. A nonprofit organization founded in 1928, The American Institute of Food Distribution (The Food Institute) has a single purpose: providing information. The Food Institute was founded by Seattle food broker Gordon C. Corbaley who decided to put out a semi-regular posting for his principals -- mainly canners -- and his customers, so they could keep better informed about what was going on in the marketplace. More About us »

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Join the Food Institute on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 2 pm for a look into menu labeling regulations with our webinar, "The Real Cost Of Menu Labels for Supermarkets & Restaurants."
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Millennial households spent an average of $2,639 a year on their burgers, pizza, coffee and more in 2013, according to The Food Institute, a food-industry group. That’s 10.6% more than the $2,386 that the average Boomer household spends eating away from home.
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