George Koch, who headed what is now called the Grocery Manufacturers Association from 1966 to 1990, died over the weekend. He was 87. "George Koch was a visionary leader who guided GMA for over two decades with extraordinary leadership,” Manly Molpus, who succeeded Koch as president and CEO of GMA, told SN. “During his tenure GMA became recognized as one of the most effective advocacy organizations in the country. George’s personal values of honesty, hard work, ...

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