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HAVE YOU SEEN OUR NEWSLETTER?

Here are a few shortened outtakes from our most recent newsletter. If you’d like this in your inbox every two weeks, email warren@frbuyer.com Is Ahold

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NOTABLE QUOTABLES

Comments from senior execs during August conference calls with securities analysts. “Food comps in the U.S. were up mid-teens for the (second quarter), with units

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UNION BUZZ SAW HITS AMY’S

Unions get headlines blaming closing of San Jose plant on organization efforts there and complain about conditions at Santa Rosa facility. Here’s Amy’s side.  Amy’s

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Databank September 2022

FASTEST FROZEN BY PETER PENGUIN Sales of frozen products in supermarkets, drugstores, mass merchants, military commissaries and select club and dollar stores combined hit $17.37

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KLLM ACQUIRES QUEST GLOBAL

Temperature-controlled truckload carrier KLLM Transport Services, Jackson, Miss., announced July 14 that it has acquired Quest Global Inc., a refrigerated transportation company based in Cartersville,

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THE GOLDEN EGG

Inflation and avian flu drove dollars up an eye-popping 39.1%, while units fell only 1.4%. And the premium segment continues to gain ground. Facing the

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NEW TRENDS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Here’s an overview from IRI of what’s happening, why, and what you need to do about it. High inflation. Low service levels. New consumer trends.

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WHERE’S THE PLANT-BASED?

New consumer research reveals shopper confusion that could be hurting your sales.  If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you

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Databank August 2022

TOP FROZEN During the 12 weeks ended June 12, sales of frozen foods in supermarkets, drugstores, mass merchants, military commissaries and select club and dollar

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