frozen foods

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 »

‘Unprecedented’ rise in home food consumption shown in United Fresh report

United Fresh Produce Association’s first-quarter 2020 issue of FreshFacts on Retail reports on the beginning weeks of the unprecedented rise in in-h... continue reading »

COVID-19 restrictions force innovation by food industry

Stay-at-home and non-gathering mandates due to COVID-19 concerns have led to massive reductions in worldwide foodservice demand. According to the U... continue reading »

US senator urges frozen, canned produce producers be included in stay-open order

Sen. Mike Braun (R-Indiana) is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to take steps to protect the supply of frozen and canned fruits and vegetable... continue reading »

Frozen Food Aisle

Produce sees sales spike in US amid coronavirus, led by frozen fruits, vegetables

The numbers are starting to come in and at least on the grocery side of the business and the produce industry has been able to respond to consumer nee... continue reading »