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ReFresh 2017 Conference Dates Announced

March 10, 2017

Tampa, Florida | March 13, 2017 – Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a leading provider of fresh item, recipe management, and scales management software to the grocery retail and food service industries announces dates for their 16th annual ReFresh Fresh Item Management (FIM) Conference – September 18-21 at the Don CeSar in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

ReFresh is ADC’s annual, multi-day conference for existing and prospective customers, as well as industry partners and subject matter experts.  ReFresh provides attendees with a detailed look at the newest technologies and solutions available for managing fresh foods.

ReFresh attendees represent a variety of roles within food retail, including Information Technology, Fresh Department Managers, Store Operations, Food Safety Managers and FIM Coordinators.

“This is an exciting year for our ReFresh conference, as we’re at a new venue to accommodate our growing audience,” said Robert Appell, CEO at ADC.  “We look forward to seeing many of our customers and prospects at this year’s event, as we continually hear how valuable the conference sessions and networking opportunities are for our retail base.”

To learn more about ReFresh, click here.

Recap of ReFresh 2016

The 15th annual ReFresh conference was October 3-6 and attendees represented twenty-one retailers.

The agenda was a mix of presentations by subject matter experts, retailer presentations, round-table discussions lead by retailers, FIM software presentations and networking opportunities.

Agenda highlights included:

  • Federal Regulatory Update: What Retailers Need to Know by Erik R. Lieberman, president of U.S. Food Imports LLC and principal of Lieberman PLLC. Erik shared the latest information on key regulations impacting retailers, including the FDA’s Menu Labeling Regulation and FSIS’s Final Grind Log Rule.
  • Shopper Trends from the Power of Meat and Power of Produce Reports by Anne-Marie Roerink, Principal at 210 Analytics. Anne-Marie highlighted shopper trends in supermarkets, specifically in the meat and produce departments.

Sponsor Interaction – ReFresh 2016 was supported by Avery Dennison, Bizerba, Hobart, Mettler Toledo, NBI Digi, Rice Lake Retail Solutions, Specialty Printing, Truno and Zebra.

About Applied Data Corporation (ADC)

Since 1989, Applied Data Corporation (ADC) has specialized in the development of data-management solutions for the supermarket, grocery and fresh-food industries. The InterScale scales management software developed by ADC is a global technology leader for host management of supermarket barcode-printing scales and printers. The InterScale system is a member of ADC’s InterStore suite of fresh applications which also includes: NutriGen recipe management, M-Squared meat management and P-Cubed shrink management, fresh inventory management, perishable production planning and demand-driven ordering.  InterStore consolidates ADC’s lead in the Fresh Item Management (FIM) software market with an integrated fresh software suite to provide greater efficiencies and optimize production in the grocer’s fresh-food departments. ADC has over 130 supermarket chains and over 11,000 stores installed in 11 countries.  For more information on ADC visit