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Category Spotlights

PIZZA DOLLARS EDGE UP 0.5%

Buoyed by indulgent innovation and new better-for-you offerings, the category holds its own despite declines in unit sales and volume. The return to cooler weather

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FROZEN ASIAN PULLS AHEAD

Consumers looking to recreate restaurant meals at home are driving strong growth, but merchandising frozen products together in an Asian destination could take the category

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WILD RIDE FOR EGGS

Sales soar, dip and stabilize —then prepare to do it all over again. A year ago, egg sales soared while quarantined would-be chefs and bakers

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BREAD & DOUGH STILL RISING

Thanks to continued growth in the fresh baked segment, the category managed a modest gain during the most recent 12 weeks. Paced by a 3.2%

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SNACKS, HANDHELD ENTREES UP DOUBLE DIGITS

Growth shows no signs of slowing as manufacturers roll out cleaner, more sophisticated offerings.  From convenience and versatility to cleaner labels and innovative new formats

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FRUIT GAINS 39% IN TWO YEARS

Manufacturers say pandemic gains are likely to stick, prompting the introduction of ever-healthier, more convenient new items. But supply chain issues could slow growth. Although

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NFRA SETS BIG PLANS FOR 2022

New initiatives and promotions will help drive retail sales and tell frozen and refrigerated foods’ compelling story to consumers via traditional and new media, including

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FROZEN IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT

The fresh department may be twice its size, but frozen has the momentum. Don’t let it slip away. While retailers continue to grapple with supply

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Dinners & Entrees Heating Up

While the rest of the frozen department is struggling to find growth versus last year, frozen meals are up 6.3% during the most recent 12

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Eggs Scramble To Regain Sales

Despite recent losses, volumes are almost back to pre-pandemic levels. The humanely raised and sustainably farmed segments continue to gain ground. Thanks mostly to last

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