This month’s online edition of Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer.
COVER STORY: HY-VEE WANTS IT ALL
Determined to become a total food solution, our 2017 Retailer of the Year doubles-down on foodservice at its new urban location.
Sales data from IRI, courtesy of Peter Penguin, Bessie Bovine and Delano Deli.
OUT WARREN’S WAY
Let’s not give away what’s rightfully ours. Come on. “Delivery meal kits.” Are you serious?
A look at shelf sets for juice and milk, with an eye to sales trends and space allocation.
CHECK IT OUT!
Promoting good, nutritious food that happens to be frozen; opportunities in meal kits; and three steps to surviving price wars.
Over the past 10 years, only dollar stores have outpaced drugstores in new store openings. How do frozen and refrigerated products fit in?
WINNER, WINNER CHICKEN DINNER
Poultry consumption is at an all-time high, but more clean label and organic options could take America’s favorite protein to new heights.
MEXICAN FOODS UP 3.9%
The category is hot, hot, hot, thanks to strong growth in the breakfast and handheld segments. But watch out for frozen snacks!
FROZEN BREAKFAST TO RISE AND SHINE
The category stumbled a bit during the first quarter, but sales are expected to grow 10% by 2021.
ICE CREAM SCOOPS 3.4% GAIN
Whether superpremium, healthy or non-dairy, pints are driving strong growth in the frozen department’s largest category.
Energy alternatives ranging from solar to electric are picking up speed when it comes to powering diesel engines and refrigeration systems. Plus, Logistics Ledger.
Our roundup of the latest and greatest frozen and refrigerated fare.
Frozen food can help keep food waste out of landfills and save shoppers money.