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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.

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Editorial Calendar

2018

DECEMBER

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

2019

JANUARY/FEBRUARY

COVER STOR On the Road Again
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHT
Bread & Dough
Snacks, Appetizers & Handhelds
Side Dishes & Vegetables
Desserts
Eggs
Soup
Juices & Drinks
IRI CATEGORY DATA
LOGISTICS
DELI
BONUS DISTRIBUTION
AFFI-CON (Feb. 23-26, San Diego)

MARCH

COVER STORY Expo West Preview
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Dairy-Free/Meat-Free
Asian Foods
Pizza
Seafood
Breakfast
Indian Foods
Yogurt
IRI CATEGORY DATA
LOGISTICS
DELI
BONUS DISTRIBUTION
Expo West (March 5-9, Anaheim, Calif.)

APRIL

COVER STORY Dealing with Amazon
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Ice Cream & Novelties
Fruit
Dinners & Entrees
Dips & Spreads
Mexican Foods
IRI CATEGORY DATA
LOGISTICS
DELI
BONUS DISTRIBUTION
NFRA Executive Conference (April 8-10, Tempe, Ariz.)

MAY

COVER STORY Retailer of the Year
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Bread & Dough
Snacks, Appetizers & Handhelds
Eggs
Meat & Poultry
Beverages/Milk
Soup
Cheese & Lunchmeat
IRI CATEGORY DATA
DELI
LOGISTICS
BONUS DISTRIBUTION
IDDBA (June 2-4, Orlando, Fla.)

JUNE

COVER STORY Retailer Feature
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Asian Foods
Side Dishes & Vegetables
Pizza
Desserts
Yogurt
Italian Foods
IRI CATEGORY DATA
DELI
LOGISTICS

JULY

COVER STORY Hot Products and the Trends Behind Them
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Fruit
Dinners & Entrees
Ice Cream & Novelties
Dips & Spreads
Mexican Foods
IRI CATEGORY DATA
DELI
LOGISTICS

AUGUST

COVER STORY On The Road Again
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Bread & Dough
Snacks, Appetizers & Handhelds
Breakfast
Eggs
Indian Foods
IRI CATEGORY DATA
DELI
LOGISTICS

SEPTEMBER

COVER STORY Profiting from ‘Better for You’
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Asian Foods
Juice/Drinks
Seafood
Mediterranean Foods
Dairy-Free/Meat-Free
Pizza
Soup
IRI CATEGORY DATA
LOGISTICS
DELI
BONUS DISTRIBUTION
Expo East (Sept. 13-15, Baltimore)
NFRA Convention (Oct. 12-15, Orlando, Fla.)

OCTOBER

COVER STORY Retailer Views/Plans for 2020
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Mexican Foods
Side Dishes & Vegetables
Fruit
Dinners & Entrees
Ice Cream & Novelties
Dips & Spreads
Beverages/Milk
IRI CATEGORY DATA
LOGISTICS
DELI
BONUS DISTRIBUTION
NFRA Convention (Oct. 12-15, Orlando)

NOVEMBER

COVER STORY Private Label
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Bread & Dough
Eggs
Snacks, Appetizers & Handhelds
Desserts
Meat & Poultry
Italian Foods
IRI CATEGORY DATA
DELI
LOGISTICS
BONUS DISTRIBUTION
PLMA Show (Nov. 17-19, Chicago)

DECEMBER

COVER STORY Promotion Guidebook/Profitable Merchandising
CATEGORY SPOTLIGHTS
Asian Foods
Pizza
Breakfast
Yogurt
Cheese & Lunchmeat
IRI CATEGORY DATA
DELI
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