The Council Mission
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The Council consists of 8 Retail Executive Board members .    
​All of them are highly respected experts in the grocery industry.


  • The council meets twice a year to review new and innovative products, packaging, and marketing ideas that may have a significant impact on the grocery industry.
    They Analyze - Evaluate - Determine if this new idea will make a significant difference and be of benefit to the consumer.
  • In addition, The council members review and discuss new technology and Government regulatory issues that may impact the grocery industry. 
  • The Council was established in 2001 by 5 Retail Grocery Chain Executives and Tetra Pak. The first product that was born from the council’s work was aseptically packaged broth. Since then, the retail council has grown into a group of 10 key retail executives and has expanded their work beyond evaluating just aseptic products and packaging.


Upcoming Council Events
Director
Jim Salak
Technical Board Members for Fall 2018
Tetra Pak Inc.
  Senior Sponsor  
Packaging Expert​
ADM / Wild Flavors
Flavor
/ Formulation Expert​​
Previous Council Events
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NEW AND EXCITING CHANGES
COMING TO THE COUNCIL IN 2019!!!!

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       The Board members Evaluate and Determine what new Concept, Package, or
                         Product would be of added benefit to the consumer.
 What Concept, Product, or package would Positively impact the grocery industry, or
                   change a category by being developed and launched at retail