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VERTICAL COLD ACQUIRES LIBERTY COLD STORAGE

Vertical Cold Storage (verticalcold.com), North Sioux City, S.D., is acquiring Liberty Cold Storage (libertycold.com), Bolingbrook, Ill., from West Liberty Foods (wlfoods.com), West Liberty, Iowa. Terms

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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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ALDI RISES TO THE OCCASION

Whether supply chain disruptions, labor shortages or inflation, the rapidly expanding hard discounter is uniquely positioned to meet today’s challenges. Ask any supermarket operator to

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LOOK MA, NO DRIVER!

Walmart is using two driverless multi-temp box trucks to make daily deliveries from a dark store to a Neighborhood Market in Bentonville, Ark. The move

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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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THE FROZEN DEPT. AS A CAFETERIA

Could you gain new frozen business (and happier shoppers) via ghost kitchens/restaurant partners to customize a cafeteria-style selection? Let’s think outside the box ’I’m sure

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CEBA ELECTS OFFICERS

The Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) elected Marko Dzeletovich, Coldbox, chairman at the group’s recent annual conference and expo in Las Vegas. Other officers elected

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Cover Story

TRANSITIONS…

A new editorial director, and a new editor emeritus Denise Leathers is being promoted to editorial director of Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer on January 1.

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