Vegetarians go frozen in Italy

November 17, 2017

The vegan and vegetarian movement may be helping the frozen food department. Frozen vegetable sales in Italy climbed 4.1% during the first eight months of 2017, according to Istituto Italiano Alimenti Surgelati (IIAS). It reported […]

fruit & vegetables

Frozen Fruit & Vegetables: From Simple to Sophisticated

October 5, 2017

NPD in the frozen fruit & vegetable space is marked by increasing sophistication in flavors, formats and cooking methods, as well as greater targeting of specific needstates and usage occasions, Gama’s latest research reveals. By […]


BFFF Exclusive: Frozen Vegetables on the Rise

September 28, 2017

Since my last column, frozen food has continued to perform well with value growth seen across almost every category. The latest Kantar Worldpanel statistics value the retail frozen food market as a whole at over […]


European Vegetable Processors Worried About Weather

June 16, 2017

European processors of frozen, canned and dehydrated vegetables in major producing countries are very concerned about the impact of warm and dry weather conditions over this year’s spring and summer crops, according to PROFEL, the […]


Frozen Vegetables Go Gourmet

April 20, 2017

The innovative frozen offering follows the agro-food trends and is focused on bringing gourmet diversity, particularly for the fruit, vegetable, mushroom and fresh herbs category. Monotony kills pleasure and frozen food manufacturers create recipe variations […]


BFFF Exclusive: Trends in Frozen Vegetables

April 13, 2017

Despite economic uncertainty, the U.K. frozen food market, including vegetables, continues to grow, with the most recent Kantar Worldpanel statistics for showing a 0.5% volume growth alongside a value growth of 0.1% with a total […]


Vegetables & Fruit: Frozen Weathers Out the Storm

April 13, 2017

Falling European production of vegetables in the wake of unseasonal conditions could present opportunities for the frozen food industry, reports Jonathan Thomas. Fruit and vegetables represent an important component of the European food industry. These […]


Tesco Introduces Range of Prepared Frozen Fruit

March 24, 2017

Tesco has launched the first ever frozen prepared versions of fruits and vegetables, that the retailer says will save shoppers time, and help them cut down on food waste in the home, by allowing them […]

Freeze-drying helps convenience

Freeze-drying Emphasizes Convenience

October 20, 2016

The need for speed and ease of use is stirring up interest in more convenient formats in fruit and vegetables. New products offering solutions for such needs include frozen pre-cooked/pre-steamed variants and microwave steam packaging. […]

Green Giant Launches new Products and Marketing Campaign

B&G Foods Awakens Frozen Green Giant

September 8, 2016

B&G Foods has announced that “the Giant has awakened” to answer the call of a nation where about just one in ten people consume enough fruits and vegetables. The iconic Green Giant brand is reintroducing […]

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