WASHINGTON -- The theory of evolution is more than just a concept as the Food Marketing Institute sets its 1999 trade-show agenda.
The FMI here is tweaking -- and occasionally transforming -- its events to meet the needs of retailers and adjust to consumer trends.
"When you look at the industry, you notice endless evolution," said Michael Sansolo, the FMI senior vice president. "If you go back five years, you really notice how much things have changed. FMI is moving forward on