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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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THE ENDCAP

‘WHOOPS, TYPO!’ In late October, Whole Foods started charging $9.95 per delivery. Here’s how Walmart helped spread the word. “You may have heard that starting

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Here’s How To Fire Up Frozens

By Bob Anderson Specific ideas you can use to cut duplication, jazz up private label and innovate with the newest packaging trends. Frozen food manufacturers,

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Retailers have been operating in crisis mode for more than a year. Now that the pandemic is finally winding down, what’s next for frozen foods?

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