By Anne-Marie Roerink, President, 210 Analytics, LLC Home-Centric Life Fuels Frozen Food Engagement Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, now almost three years ago, food shopping and consumption habits have shifted regularly. But
The pandemic altered how consumers shop, resulting in significant increases in e-commerce. Moreover, data suggests that online shopping will continue to flourish. According to the US Census Bureau’s Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS), e-commerce sales increased by $244.2 billion, or 43%, in 2020, the first year of the pandemic, rising from $571.2 billion to $815.4 billion.
“The only constant is change” idiom seems truer than ever for the food sector so far in 2022. There appears to be a steady string of supply chain, weather and labor issues, and food inflation continues to accelerate. Initially, consumer demand remained strong, but the prolonged and 40-year high inflation levels are starting to wear on U.S. consumers.
AFFI Kicks Off Food Safety Education Month with Resources and Programming to Drive Frozen Fruit Safety
By: Dr. Donna Garren, Executive Vice President of Science and Policy, American Frozen Food Institute In recognition of September being Food Safety Education Month, I’m excited to take a moment and provide an update on
By: Alison Bodor, President and CEO, American Frozen Food Institute Although frozen food and beverage sales were already increasing before the pandemic, the frozen food industry has been a powerhouse since 2020. This industry growth
Arlington, VA – Alison Bodor, president and CEO of the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), today announced the appointment of Mary Emma Young as AFFI Vice President of Communications.
Arlington, VA – March is Frozen Food Month, an important reminder that frozen foods are a convenient and delicious way to eat healthily within a family’s food budget, according to the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI).
Arlington, VA – The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) today announced the successful conclusion of its annual Frozen Food Convention (AFFI-CON) that brought together more than 1,100 industry executives representing nearly 500 companies in Dallas February 19-22.