Trends in the supermarket perimeter will be the subject of an upcoming webinar co-sponsored by the Food Marketing Institute and market research firm IRI.

Set for 2 p.m. ET July 19, “IRI and FMI Top Trends in Fresh – New Consumerism and the Customization Continuum” will address a variety of topics related to fresh perimeter sales and marketing.

Topics will include:

How retailers are responding to the retail formats consumers want and the level of service they seek for their fresh food; 
The impact that new entrants in the space are having on consumers’ food and retail choices; 
How different types of food solutions are trending; and 
Some ways in which food manufacturers can provide shoppers the customization they are increasingly seeking.

Speakers include Rick Stein, FMI’s vice president of fresh foods; Chris DuBois, IRI senior vice president; and Jonna Parker, principal in IRI’s Fresh Center of Excellence.