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This month’s online edition of Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer.

Nov 2019 FR Buyer

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GOING BIG After a successful IPO and 15 consecutive years of comp store gains, the nation’s fastest growing extreme value retailer plans an aggressive expansion.

THE DATABANK Sales data from IRI, courtesy of Peter Penguin and Bessie Bovine.

OUT WARREN’S WAY It’s hard to know what people are smoking when it comes to marketing food products with CBD.

CHECK IT OUT! Category manager David Keenan discusses the role of frozen and dairy at Roche Brothers’ ‘way-cool’ Brothers Marketplace concept; and Don Stuart examines opportunities in plant-based foods.



PIZZA DELIVERS 2.3% GAIN Whether better-for-you or indulgent, premium products are driving category growth.

ASIAN FOODS EVOLVING Bold flavors, bright new packaging, clean labels and updated merchandising strategies are paying off for the category.

NEW PRODUCTS Our roundup of the latest and greatest frozen and refrigerated fare.

LOGISTICS If you use only voice-based picking for order fulfillment, well, developers of these new systems would like to have a word.

THE ENDCAP Random thoughts on slotting, brain freeze and a big bird, based on chats over the fence with our readers.


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