frozen foods

Eyeing food trends for 2021

If there was an on-trend word for 2020, it would have been “unprecedented.” The word was often used by on-air talking heads and writers to describ... continue reading »

US frozen potato exports lag during final quarter of ’20

Exports of U.S. frozen potato products were down nearly 11%, year-over-year, during the fourth quarter of 2020. Sales in domestic retail were up, howe... continue reading »

Frozen produce sales up 22% in retail in 2020

November and December sales were dominated by the holidays along with the consumers’ response to rapidly rising new COVID-19 cases across many state... continue reading »

5 reasons frozen foods will trend up in 2021

What will be among the hottest food items on grocery lists in the year ahead? Think frozen foods. From fruits and snacks to entire meal solutions, ... continue reading »

Frozen produce sales remain high, shelf-stable closer to normal levels

The last full week of August saw the smallest produce sales increases since the start of the pandemic across virtually all departments. Prior months h... continue reading »

AFFI confirms COVID-19 not transmitted by frozen food

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) reaffirms the safety of frozen foods after Chinese officials reported frozen proteins tested positive for co... continue reading »

Foodservice operators turning to frozen options during pandemic

On July 21, the American Frozen Food Institute hosted a webinar with Datassential’s Erin Murray to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the foodser... continue reading »

Frozen, shelf-stable produce sales remain elevated three months into pandemic

The first week of June marks three full months of coronavirus-related shopping patterns. While restaurant competition for the food dollar is gearing u... continue reading »

Dehy, frozen, canned potato sales in retail spike during spring

Retail potato sales in the U.S. were up more than 30%, year-over-year, during the period of April 1 to May 17. That followed a first quarter that s... continue reading »

Frozen, shelf-stable produce continue high sales in retail market

Memorial Day signals the traditional start of the summer grilling season, with meat and produce promotions typically dominating the front page of groc... continue reading »