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The Food Institute Partners with the IGA Coca-Cola Institute

The IGA Coca-Cola Institute, founded by IGA (Independent Grocers Alliance) with the support of The Coca-Cola Company, is dedicated to providing learning resources for food retailers worldwide. A recent commitment to form a strategic alliance with The Food Institute, one of the food industry's oldest and most respected news and information providers, will add a new venue for communication to the food industry.

Posted: Aug 15, 2011

Upper Saddle River, NJ (August 15, 2011) - The IGA Coca-Cola Institute, founded by IGA (Independent Grocers Alliance) with the support of The Coca-Cola Company, is dedicated to providing learning resources for food retailers worldwide. A recent commitment to form a strategic alliance with The Food Institute, one of the food industry's oldest and most respected news and information providers, will add a new venue for communication to the food industry.

Under the partnership, The Food Institute will promote IGA's portfolio of retail learning options via The Food Institute website at http://www.foodinstitute.com/strategic.cfm. This includes the unique International Supermarket Management Class slated for October 2-7, 2011 and the Retail Executive Leadership and Family Business Program scheduled for next year. Meanwhile, a bevy of Food Institute publications will be featured and available for purchase on the Institute's website at http://www.igainstitute.com/Community/FoodRetailArticles.aspx

"No single source of information is more respected in the food industry than The Food Institute," cited a recent quote from IGA. "Our members will now have access to the best, most up-to-date industry information available without leaving our website."

"The partnership between the IGA Coca-Cola Institute and The Food Institute will benefit members of both organizations," adds Food Institute President Brian Todd.

About the IGA Coca-Cola Institute
The IGA Coca-Cola Institute's mission is to increase the people performance and business effectiveness of a worldwide retail community through online learning, classroom training and a resources center. The Institute cultivates not only the improvement of work skills and job performance, but also the personal growth of individuals committed to life-long learning, ethical standards, and full participation in their communities.

For the last 20 years, the Institute has been dedicated to providing learning resources for food retailers worldwide. They recognize that to remain relevant, retailers need to improve their performance everyday. Currently, the Institute serves 5,000 stores and 41,000 students in six languages. This is why the Institute provides training programs that are customizable, easy, effective and specialized for the food retail industry. For more information, visit the Institute's website, email igainstitute@igainc.com, or call (773) 695-2611.

About the Food Institute
Founded in 1928, The Food Institute is a non-profit, membership-based information and reporting association. Membership includes more than 2,000 companies spanning the entire food distribution system. Benefits of membership include Today In Food, a daily e-mail update; weekly issues of the Food Institute Report, which covers breaking news, government news, and market news in addition to commodity pricing information; specialty reports and publications, including the comprehensive annual publication of the Food Industry Review; and access to http://www.foodinstitute.com. For more information visit their website or call (201) 791-5570.

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