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Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer magazine

The leading magazine in the frozen and refrigerated food industry.

Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer has the No. 1 position in ad revenues in its market. The award-winning magazine provides information and insights to help its readers distribute, merchandise and sell more frozen and refrigerated products, more profitably.

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PLMA Cancels November Show; Plans Feb. 1-5 Virtual Event

The Private Label Manufacturers Association has canceled its Nov. 15-17 show and will instead host PLMA Live! Presents Private Label Week a virtual event set for February 1-5, 2021. The change comes because of continuing uncertainties concerning the health and safety of participants at large-scale, in-person gatherings. PLMA said it would return to its annual […]

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Industry Veteran Dan Lehtonen, 60, Killed in Crash

Dan Lehtonen, a well-known frozen food industry executive, was killed Aug. 17 in a car accident in Tooele County. He was 60 and lived in Draper, Utah. A life-long food industry veteran, he held leadership positions with Good Karma Foods, Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, Rudi’s Organic Bakery, and spent nearly 20 years with Schwan’s Consumer […]

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RLS CREATES NATIONAL JOINT VENTURE WITH REGIONAL PRWs

‘For manufacturers that are too small to be a priority at a larger provider, the RLS network provides the ideal combination of responsive service and scalability.’ Mt. Laurel, N.J.-based RLS Logistics (rlslogistics.com) has created a joint venture allowing customers to work with regional family-run cold storage providers nationwide. Small- and mid-sized manufacturers of frozen and […]

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NFRA BESTOWS 25 GOLDEN PENGUIN AWARDS

They’re for the best merchandising and marketing events in the industry during the March Frozen Food Month promotion. Another 37 silver awards will go to regional winners. The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association, Harrisburg, Pa., will present 25 Golden Penguin Awards to the national winners of its 2020 March Frozen Food Month promotion. Presentations […]

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VITAL FARMS IS GOING PUBLIC

Leading producer of pasture-raised eggs and butter has posted 33% CAGR in net revenue between 2015 and 2019.   Austin, Tex.-based Vital Farms, billed as the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs and butter and the second largest U.S. egg brand by retail dollar sales, filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and […]

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Coffee-Flavored Creamers

Glendale, Calif.-based Coffee mate, part of the Nestlé portfolio, launches a pair of coffee-flavored creamers that cut the bitterness of traditional black coffee while adding a creamy texture. Billed as the first of their kind, new Unlocked by Coffee mate creamers come in Classic Colombian (with bright, fruity notes) and Italian Espresso Roast (with subtle […]

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Plant-Based Sausage Links

Pure Farmland (pure-farmland.com), part of Smithfield, Va.-based Smithfield Foods, adds fresh, refrigerated plant-based sausage links to its meatless protein lineup, which now features more protein and less saturated fat and sodium. Made with non-GMO soy, coconut oil and natural flavors, the dairy- and gluten-free newcomers include Savory Original Breakfast Links and Maple Breakfast Links (both […]

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Plant-Based Cheese

Field Roast Grain Meat Co. (fieldroast.com), part of Chicago-based Greenleaf Foods, expands its dairy-free Chao Creamery cheese lineup with five new SKUs. Unlike other plant-based cheeses that mimic popular dairy cheese flavors, coconut-based Chao Creamery products are made with a special fermented tofu ingredient that provides a buttery, umami bite. New additions include Smoked Original […]

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