This past spring, we at FPI had to do the unthinkable and cancel our spring conference due to COVID-19 (You can read our blog post about that here.). At the time, we thought we would put all of our focus on our fall conference in New Orleans. However, as soon as June rolled around, it […]Read More #FPIFall2020 – FPI is Going Virtual
Every year, we ask our members to decide whether or not they will continue to support FPI. Every year, we hope members see their return on investment – and want to continue to invest. This year, in what might be the strangest year on record for most of us, FPI is still working to deliver […]Read More What’s Your ROI on FPI?
As restrictions begin to loosen up in many states, restaurants are reopening and folks can now dine at their favorite restaurants. This all comes with certain boundaries, though, such as limited capacities, social distancing procedures, proper employee protocols, indoor vs. outdoor dining, etc. Yet, even with lessening of regulations, one thing that has remained consistent […]Read More Takeout Packaging Remains Prevalent During Pandemic
For the past 21 years, we’ve been conducting our annual State of the Industry Survey. It’s our opportunity to hear from the industry and compile that information to get a true snapshot of what today’s foodservice packaging industry looks like. As you can imagine, things didn’t go exactly as planned this year. Typically, this survey […]Read More State of the Industry — Pandemic Edition
March 31 was a tough day for FPI staff. Why? This was the day we announced the cancellation of our spring 2020 conference due to COVID-19. Our mid-May dates were unfortunately still in the “danger zone” as far as lockdowns and inability to gather in large groups. On the date this blog was posted, FPI […]Read More #FPISpring2020 – the Conference that Never Was