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Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer efficiently and effectively targets executives in the frozen and refrigerated foods industry. The award-winning publication has the No. 1 share in its market, by a significant margin. We cover all products in the frozen, dairy, deli, meat and seafood departments

We can produce ad materials for you in-house for a flat fee of $350. You provide us with photos and ad copy points, we do the rest. Our experienced team can also create and produce customized advertorials (ads that tell your story with text and photos), brochures and online/digital marketing programs.

For information about advertising, please contact:

2018 Editorial Calendar

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018
Cover story: Walmart
Category Spotlights
• Bread & Dough
• Snacks, Apps & Handhelds
• Fruits & Vegetables
• Meat & Poultry
• Mediterranean Foods
Category Snapshots
• Eggs
• Soups
IRI Category Data
Logistics
Bonus Distribution
AFFI-CON (March 3-6)

MARCH 2018
Cover story: Expo West Preview
Category Spotlights
• Mexican Foods
• Dinners & Entrees
• Pizza• Yogurt
• Dips & Spreads
Category Snapshots
• Dairy-Free
• Dessert
IRI Category Data
Logistics
Bonus Distribution
Expo West (March 7-11)

APRIL 2018
Cover story: What’s Next for Whole Foods?
Category Spotlights
• Bread & Dough
• Asian Foods
• Ice Cream & Novelties
• Breakfast
• Beverages/Milk
Category Snapshot
• Indian Foods
IRI Category Data
Logistics
Bonus Distribution
• NFRA Executive Conference (April 9-11)
• IARW-WFLO Convention (April 28-May 1)

MAY 2018
Cover story
Retailer of the Year
Category Spotlights
• Snacks, Apps & Handhelds
• Eggs
• Soup
• Desserts
• Side Dishes
Category Snapshot
• Meat-Free
IRI Category Data
Logistics
IDDBA Pre-Show Section

JUNE 2018
Cover story: Profiting from New Consumer Research
Category Spotlights
• Mexican Foods
• Fruits & Vegetables
• Seafood
• Italian Foods
Category Snapshots
• Cheese
• Lunchmeat
IRI Category Data
Logistics
Bonus Distribution
IDDBA (June 10-12)

JULY 2018
Cover story: Best Practices of Top Retailers
Category Spotlights
• Asian Foods
• Dinners & Entrees
• Pizza
• Yogurt
Category Snapshot
• Juice/Drinks
IRI Category Data
Logistics

AUGUST 2018
Cover story: Hot Niche Categories
Category Spotlights
• Bread & Dough
• Snacks, Apps & Handhelds
• Ice Cream & Novelties
• Breakfast
Category Snapshot
• Eggs
IRI Category Data
Logistics

SEPTEMBER 2018
Cover story: Organic & Natural Foods
Category Spotlights
• Mexican Foods
• Meat & Poultry
• Beverages/Milk
• Dips & Spreads
• Indian Foods
Category Snapshots
• Dairy-Free
• Pizza
IRI Category Data
Logistics
NFRA Pre-Show Section
Bonus Distribution
• Expo East (Sept. 13-15)
• NFRA Convention (Oct. 20-23)

OCTOBER 2018
Cover story: Retailers Views/Plans for 2019
Category Spotlights
• Asian Foods
• Fruits & Vegetables
• Eggs
• Soup
• Desserts
• Seafood
Category Snapshot
• Italian Foods
• Juice/Drinks
IRI Category Data
Logistics
Bonus Distribution
NFRA Convention (Oct. 20-23)

NOVEMBER 2018
Cover story: Private Label
Category Spotlights
• Bread & Dough
• Snacks, Apps & Handhelds
• Dinners & Entrees
• Pizza
• Yogurt
Category Snapshot
• Cheese
• Lunchmeat
IRI Category Data
Logistics
Bonus Distribution
PLMA Show (Nov. 11-13)

DECEMBER 2018
Cover story: Promotion Guidebook/Profitable Merchandising
Category Spotlights
• Asian Foods
• Mexican Foods
• Ice Cream & Novelties
• Breakfast
Category Snapshot
• Dips & Spreads
IRI Category Data
Logistics

Advertising Specifications

Download Advertising Specifications

Trim Size: 8.125 x 10.875 inches
Ink: CMYK process
PMS Color: Convert PMS to CMYK before making press-optimized PDF
Bleed: .125 inch beyond trim
Live Matter: Keep .375 inch inside trim
Halftone screen: 150 line screen (300 dpi)
Type of binding: All issues are saddle-stitched.

Digital Requirements

Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer will accept a press-optimized PDF. To make and upload a press-optimized PDF, follow these four easy steps:
Preflight. Before making your PDF, preflight and collect your files. Incorrectly supplied ad files may affect your cost and delay production.
Press-Optimized PDF. To make a press-optimized PDF, be sure to edit the PDF style as follows:
• Compression—No Down Sampling:
Monochrome compression engine should be set to CCITT group 4
• Marks & bleeds—Check: “Crop Marks” at 0.25 pt line weight, offset at 0.25. Set bleeds at .125 inch on all sides.
• Advanced—Subset Fonts Below: 0%. Set the transparency flattener to high resolution. Check: “Ignore Spread Overrides.”

Pre-Printed Ad Inserts/Outserts

Recommended trim size is 8 x 10.5 inches on
70–100 lb. text weight paper.
Inserts: Bound-in or tipped-in. Bound-in inserts require an additional .375 inch minimum flap for binding.
Outserts: Require polybagging.

Ad Size

Dimensions are width-by-height in inches

2 page spread
final print size: 16.25 x 10.875
bleed size: 16.5 x 11.125

Full page
final print size: 8.125 x 10.875
bleed size: 8.375 x 11.125

1/2 Horizontal bleed
final print size: 8.125 x 5.125
bleed size: 8.375 x 5.25

1/2 Horizontal non-bleed
final print size: 7.5 x 5

1/2 vertical
final print size: 4.06 x 10.875
bleed size: 4.185 x 11.125