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.
Statement on the Reagan-Udall Foundation’s Operational Evaluation of the U.S. FDA’s Human Foods Program
Dr. Donna Garren, executive vice president of science and policy, issued the following statement in response to the release of the Reagan-Udall Foundation’s Operational Evaluation of the U.S. FDA’s Human Foods Program: AFFI and its
Arlington, Va. – The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) applauds the U.S. Senate for their action to prevent an impending rail service stoppage that would have created a devastating effect for the U.S. food industry.
Arlington, VA – The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) thanks the U.S. House of Representatives for bipartisan passage of legislation to avoid a rail service shutdown. This legislation would require rail workers and management to
The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) collaborates with multiple partners to advance food safety in the frozen food and beverage industry. Evidence-based best practices that can be implemented at all stages of the food supply chain — growing, processing, distribution, and preparation — help prevent foodborne illness and promote public health objectives.
Consumers Agree: It’s Easier to Eat More Produce and Reduce Food Waste with Frozen Fruits and Vegetables on Hand
ARLINGTON, Va. – A new survey finds that more than a quarter of shoppers are buying more frozen fruits and vegetables than three years ago and identify many benefits with these foods. Frozen fruits and
Arlington, VA – New research finds that more than 90% of foodservice operators use frozen foods in their menus, with the healthcare, convenience store and fast casual categories reporting the greatest increase in use since
Seventeen Food Industry Groups Issue Report Underscoring Priorities and Recommendations Ahead of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health
Arlington, VA – As representatives of growers, manufacturers, retailers, and restaurants in the food industry, we fully support the goals of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health to improve national nutrition-related health