Staff and Contact Information

Jeff Metzger

President and Publisher
(410) 730-5013

Jeff has been reporting, analyzing and opining about the retail grocery business since 1973. He writes the closely followed Taking Stock column and has served as publisher of Food Trade News and Food World since 1978 and as president since 2007.

Read Jeff’s Taking Stock columns

Terri Maloney

Vice President and Editorial Director

Terri is a 30 year veteran of Food World and Food Trade News and has served as VP/Editorial Director since 2001.

Terri on LinkedIn


Maria Maggio

Vice President and General Manager, Food Trade News

A native of Philadelphia, Maria has been in the food business for most of her career as a manufacturer, distributor and restaurateur. Now with Food Trade News for over 10 years, she likes to say we inform, educate and entertain.

Read Maria’s Soup to Nutz columns
Maria on Twitter

Kevin Gallagher

Vice President and Feature Writer, Food Trade News

Kevin is VP at Food Trade News with primary responsibility for covering the Metro NY/NJ and New England markets. He has more than 30 years of experience on the CPG side of the retail food business and in media.

Read Kevin’s Metro Beat columns

Karen Fernandez

Director of Marketing and Digital Strategy

Karen is the director of marketing/digital strategy and the specialty foods editor at Food World and Food Trade News. With many years under her belt in the hospitality, food & beverage, and retail food industries, she transitioned to the media side of the business in 2011.

Read Karen’s Aisle Chatter columns
Karen on LinkedIn