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Food for Talk, Episode 16 | A Conversation with Michael Durant

June 8, 2020

June 2020


In episode sixteen of Food for Talk, host Howard Dorman, Mazars Food and Beverage Practice Leader, sits down with the Food Industry Alliance of New York President and CEO, Michael Durant. In this episode we learn that even with years of experience in public policy and politics, nothing could have prepared lawmakers and decision makers for the impact that COVID-19 has had on the grocery industry as well as how the aftermath will continue to impact grocers long after the virus has passed. Michael and Howard also discuss what steps the the industry can take in order to proactively prepare for these new challenges.

Mazars’ Food for Talk is a podcast that dives into industry impacts, trends and more while talking with industry leaders that will help us dissect what is going on in the food and beverage industry. Follow our hashtag, #MazarsFB on social media to keep up with all things Mazars Food and Beverage.

About The Food Industry Alliance of New York
Representing the grocery industry of New York State, The Food Industry Alliance of New York State, Inc. is a trade association for grocers and supermarket chains.

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