A Resource for Food Retailers Supporting Family Meals

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“As an industry, we’re uniquely qualified to help families eat together more often.”
–Cathy Polley, Executive Director, FMI Foundation

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“Family is who you eat with.”
–Grad student

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“Frequent family meals are related to better nutrition and decreased risk for unhealthy weight.”
–Univ. of Minnesota

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“Teens who have frequent family dinners are at half the risk for substance abuse.”
–CASA

Idea of the Week for Retailers

Dinner On The Mayflower

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Gather employee and customer volunteers to provide and serve a Thanksgiving meal to an area homeless shelter. Rent a Mayflower moving truck to deliver the food.

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Promotion Planning

Cook Once – Eat Twice

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Teach customers how to stretch their leftovers to save time and money.  Provide recipe cards to make one meal and have enough leftovers to create a second new meal the next day.

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