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Retail market thaws for frozen fruit as 'berry good' sales are heating up: consumers enjoy antioxidant-rich fruit for healthy-eating as well as tasty-eating reasons. Exotic imports, such as mango and mangosteen, stream in from Thailand and Latin America. Jan 1, 2009 1489
Catering to an appetite for Latin flavors, more products make way to freezer case: from imported platanos maduros from Ecuador and Salvadoran pupusas, to made-in-USA T.G.I. Friday's Mexican Style Steak Quesadillas, there are plenty of menu pleasers to enjoy. Jan 1, 2009 1338
Move over cake and pie products, make room for cookies and brownies: the retail frozen dessert market excluding ice cream was worth over $595 million in the USA in 2007, according to Information Resources, Inc. The pies category dominated, accounting for almost $353 million of the total. Cheesecakes rang up $76 million in sales. Jan 1, 2008 1418
New authentic Hispanic frozen foods: they're not your ordinary tortillas! Familiar products such as Waffles sold under unfamiliar (to Anglos!) brand names share freezer space with Mexican Tamales and crossover items like Buffalo Chicken Taquitos. Oct 1, 2007 1199
Surimi seafood what's in a name? 'Imitation' versus 'flavored seafood' The United States Food and Drug Administration changes labeling regulation to remove stigma of 'imitation' from surimi products. But not everyone is happy with the decision. Apr 1, 2007 1259
Retail frozen bake-off falling flat, with newcomers pursuing niches: overall sales lag, despite efforts of market leaders. But that gives smaller start-ups a chance to get in on the action. Bridgford, meanwhile, monkeys around with Monkey Bread. Apr 1, 2007 863
Latin America to North America via Italy: new frozen choices speak to tastes pepperoni-filled Pizza Taquitos? Just one sign of the American melting pot in action. Ethnic frozen food processors are reaching out to mainstream with new product creations. Oct 1, 2006 1658
Seafood salad sales ride the tide: surimi market stable but lackluster: there's still a lot of confusion among consumers about surimi, but processors are trying to educate them in the United States--and get them to try more upscale products. Apr 1, 2006 1380
It's what's inside that counts for sales when it comes to frozen bread products: sandwiches, subs and breakfast croissants are hot. So are artisanal baguettes, boules and whole grain garlic breads. Overall category sales, however, down by -2.4%. Apr 1, 2006 907
In any language, they're sweet to eat: frozen dessert treats from Europe Belgium's Delizza is fourth in USA's "top 30" ranking of retail frozen sweet goods, ringing up almost $19 million last year. Germany-headquartered Coppenrath & Wiese ranks No. 20, with $750,000 in sales; poppies of Belgium captures 30th position. Jan 1, 2006 1747
Hot stuff in the frozen food aisle as Hispanic market heats up sales: from the barrios and bodegas of Brownsville to the Bronx, to the mainstream mega-markets of Main Street USA, Latin flavor finds increasing favor. There's lots to savor, from Mexican Chili Relleno Pie and Cuban Sandwiches to Ecuadorian fried plantains and Colombian bread. Oct 1, 2005 2831
USA summer ice cream scene: novelties, co-branding and something for everyone: Unilever's Breyers is leading retail brand, with sales of $529 million in 2004. No. 2 is Nestle's Dreyer's/Edy's Grand ($442.2 million), followed by Blue Bell, Haagen-Dazs, Ben & Jerry's. Jul 1, 2005 3271
No matter how you slice or price it, bread products get back into style: is last year's stale category poised to sail up the scale in '05? Maybe so, if producers make gains with whole grains and other "healthy-eating" choices that now taste better than ever. Apr 1, 2005 2169
Baby boomers, health, ethnic trends help spur frozen seafood innovation; per capita consumption of fishery products in the United States is at an all-time high, yet is still far behind that for other proteins. Innovative frozen products, offering convenience as well as quality and variety, provide the best chance to overcome consumer resistance. Jan 1, 2005 3525
Thaw and serve products dish out frozen baked goods innovation: ready-to-eat convenience is the sales mantra chanted across the USA by frozen bakery manufacturers. Products may have slow-baked taste and appeal, but are far from slow to the table. Single serving slices and indulgent, restaurant-style pies catch consumer's eye. Jan 1, 2005 1912
Frozen hand-held snacks & appetizers: one billion dollars in sales and steady: manufacturers give consumers a hand, with more family packs, more microwave products, more ethnic specialties--and less carbs. Comfort food appeals to post 9/11 Americans. Oct 1, 2004 1895
New flavors, new diets, new products keep pizza in steady growth pattern: even without Wal-Mart, sales have reached $2.57 billion, with pizza accounting for 27% of the frozen snack and appetizer market. Latest trend: low-carb pizza, of course! Jul 1, 2004 3618
Pizza sizes getting smaller in the USA as targeted consumers are smaller; kids are where the action is, especially now that they're back in school. Pizza makers zero in on tweens and teens, looking for recovery following sluggish sales over the summer. (Frozen Foods in North America). Oct 1, 2002 1233
It's more than just pie in the sky as USA bakers conquer freezer space: retail sales rise 9.2% in 2001, nearing the $319 million mark. Volume increases by 2.7% to over 77.8 million units. Mrs. Smith's leads the pack by far. (Frozen Foods in North America). Statistical Data Included Jul 1, 2002 1021
Where's the beef? Who needs beef? Frozens serve up healthy alternatives; today's meat substitutes aren't just good for you; they taste good, too. And taste is what's going to win over consumers trying to embrace a healthier lifestyle. So let them enjoy soy! (Frozen Foods in North America). Industry Overview Apr 1, 2002 1970
Brands jockey for consumer choice as pizza competition heats up in USA: since DiGiorno's rising crust pizza reinvented the category in 1996, leading brands have been fighting for the leading edge -- and for the stomachs of consumers. (Frozen Foods in North America). Statistical Data Included Oct 1, 2001 1599
More Healthy-Eating Foods in Vanguard Of Frozen Snack Attack Across the USA. Apr 1, 2001 2137
Frozen Pizza Sector Remains Hot In Rising, $2.3 Billion USA Market. Statistical Data Included Oct 1, 2000 3419
Big Snack Attack in Frozen Foods Creates New Market Opportunities. Apr 1, 2000 1061
E-tailing, Not Traditional Retailing, Is Merchandising Wave of the Future. Jan 1, 2000 1310
Garlic Bread on Rise at Retail Stores; Lender's, Sara Lee Roll New Bagels. Oct 1, 1999 1661
Toast of category: frozen bread rises with healthy garlic flavor. Industry Overview Apr 1, 1998 510
Frozen poultry keeps fowl sales flying as industry leaders hatch new ideas. Jan 1, 1998 1157
USA moonstruck by frozen pizza, processors moonstruck by profits. Oct 1, 1997 1068
Today's consumers of ready meals want them healthier and heftier. Oct 1, 1997 1633
Look to foodservice for innovation, not in the supermarket freezer! Jul 1, 1997 875
Innovators pouring on frozen drinks just in time for summer. Jul 1, 1997 531
When it comes to exporting poultry, the USA eagle is world's big bird. Jan 1, 1997 1177
Will good weather ease shortages for Dutch and Belgian packers? Jul 1, 1995 1455
Frozen bakery products, desserts sweeten up summer in Benelux. Jul 1, 1995 1038
Smartly-packaged seafood and sweets steer traffic toward freezer case. Apr 1, 1995 1110
InterCool fair in Germany serves up tasty frozen food product trends. Jan 1, 1995 1752
Slow, less than perfect start for Superunie's Perfekt QFF label. Oct 1, 1994 1711
Plenty of choice for Dutch shoppers sharpens competition in QFF sector. Oct 1, 1993 1252

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