“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
Consumers rarely see the rigorous processes to ensure that food is safe for their families. But, before it reaches their tables, procedures and precautions are implemented at all stages of the food supply chain —
By: Alison Bodor, President and CEO, American Frozen Food Institute The U.S. enjoys one of the safest food supplies in the world, thanks to the work and food safety systems established under the U.S. Food and Drug
The pandemic, skyrocketing demand, and other factors driving supply chain disruptions continue to impact all industries, including the frozen food sector. While experts caution that supply chain issues won’t disappear in 2022, better forecasting and responses to potential disruptions can help businesses navigate the challenges better.
Antibiotic-free chicken. Grass-fed humanely raised beef or lamb. Non-GMO. No artificial ingredients. These are the call-outs dominating the frozen aisle today. We’ve come a long way. With an identity once tied to belly fillers and
During the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) Leadership Conference last week, over 70 member companies gathered to identify pockets of growth and to better understand demand drivers in an era of intense competition and disruption.