ARLINGTON, VA. -  Because the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted grocery prices more than any other consumer category, FMI – The Food Industry Association is launching a web experience designed to educate how food prices are determined and how COVID-19 has impacted pricing. 

Online opportunities will include a report and online learning events, Food Prices 101 and Grocery Shopper Food Price Perceptions.  

Food Prices 101 will take place on Oct. 15 at 2 p.m. ET. FMI’s vice president for tax, trade, sustainability and policy, Andy Harig, and Cal Poly associate professor Ricky Volpe will provide a broad overview into factors determining food prices in the United States and the impact of the COVID-19 shock. 

Grocery Shopper Food Price Perceptions will take place on Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. ET, where a discussion of food prices with the Center for Food Integrity will dive into consumer perceptions and solutions to mitigate rising prices.