2017 New York Produce Show


Rick Stein

Rick Stein
Vice President Fresh Foods,
Food Marketing Institute, Rockville, Maryland

Since 2014 Rick has held the position of Vice President of Fresh Foods at The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) in the USA, which advocates on behalf of the country’s food retail industry. Rick is responsible for developing a portfolio of services and activities to assist members in formulating and executing their fresh food strategies. These categories include everything from dairy, frozen, meat, poultry, seafood, and fresh produce, to service departments such as deli, bakery and fresh prepared meals and related solutions for take-out or in-store dining. Prior to joining FMI, Rick spent over 35 years in a wide range of retail grocery merchandising and marketing roles. Most recently he was the Vice President of Retail Marketing & Merchandising Execution for Safeway Stores. Rick has experience in virtually every facet of the retail food business and helped lead Safeway to achieve operational excellence and increased market share and revenues.

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