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

Nov 2019 FR Buyer

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PRIVATE LABEL  PULLS AHEAD Store brand growth in frozen and refrigerated outpaces national brands.

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

OUT DENISE’S WAY E-commerce sales continue to explode. That could be good news for the frozen and refrigerated industry.

COOL INSIGHTS Frozen and dairy sales increase by 20% in households with more freezer space. What do you know about these consumer segments and how to target them?

CHECK IT OUT! Tom Smith spent years in the trenches as vp of corporate brands for Ahold USA and as chief supplier officer at Daymon. Now a retained search professional, he has some very specific advice for you.

BREAD & DOUGH RISES 2.0% Continued growth depends on simple, clean label offerings that also bring a little excitement to the mature category.

WHAT THE SHELL! Record low commodity prices stymie total fresh eggs dollar growth, but the premium, humanely produced segment continues to expand.

FROZEN SNACKS UP 3.1% New plant-based, clean label and single-serve options are making it easier (and healthier) for everyone to eat the modern way.

SUGAR HIGH Pie and cheesecake are up, but all eyes are on frozen cookies, thanks to on-trend macarons.

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

LOGISTICS New options are coming online for picking technology in cold storage warehouses.

THE ENDCAP ‘Plain vanilla’ ain’t plain anymore, and class actions abound. Are you ready?


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