Frozen and Refrigerated

Retailers

Plant-Based Options to Expand at 2,000 Walmart Stores

The retailer adds Strong Roots frozen food products to its freezer aisles.

Retail Foodservice

Consumers Continue Seeking Convenient Meal Options

During the first few months of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, consumers relied heavily on grocery stores.

Frozen category sales growth remains in the double digits but the selection in-store remains spotty.

In what has become a normal pandemic shopping pattern, frozen food sales remained elevated for the week of May 17.

The new sites, to be built in Plainville, Conn., and Mountville, Pa., support $480 million supply chain transformation.

At the end of April, frozen food sales once more top 50% gains versus year ago.

Mediterranean food brands produce Gyro meat, pitas, hummus and more

Big box and warehouse stores got cleared out after the first wave of panic buying, but rising tides may lift all boats in grocery.

The Lempert Report: A decade ago, the frozen food aisle in most supermarkets was a wasteland, but brands and retailers may be in the middle of a revolution.

The Specialty Food Association’s president expands on why he sees Beyond Meat as a case study in the delicate balance between food and financial engineering.

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