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PREMIUM BRANDS DELIVER GAINS

But retailers that emphasize affordability versus eating out can grab an even bigger slice of the frozen pizza pie. Driven by price increases and a

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Cover Story

WHO’S GOT THE BRIGHTEST IDEAS?

Since 2020, retailers have had their hands full keeping shelves stocked, stores fully staffed and groceries affordable for consumers hit hard by inflation, leaving little

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Denise Leathers
Latest News

CLEANING OFF MY DESK

Found among the detritus were some interesting findings on the state of innovation. As we put the finishing touches on our final issue of 2022,

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Category Spotlights

FROZEN FRUIT RIPE FOR GROWTH

It was the only top 20 frozen subcategory that saw unit sales rise during the most recent quarter. But a steady stream of innovative new

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Category Spotlights

BREAD AND DOUGH UNITS FALL 3.2%

But No. 1 “brand” private label sees its sales jump 11.9% as cash-strapped consumers trade down to less expensive options Driven primarily by the fresh

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Category Spotlights

FRESH EGG DOLLARS JUMP 54.4%

Despite record prices, unit sales remain steady — and premium varieties continue to gain momentum. Acombination of avian flu, war- and drought-related grain and fertilizer

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Category Spotlights

SNACKS & APPS OUTPERFORM DEPARTMENT  

Consumers trading down from foodservice are seeking more premium options for at-home consumption. Convenient thaw-and-serve lunchbox items continue to sell well, too. Up 11.9% to

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Databank

DATABANK NOVEMBER 2022

FASTEST FROZEN Sales of frozen products in supermarkets, drugstores, mass merchants, military commissaries and select club and dollar stores combined hit $17.93 billion during the

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