CVS extends frozen food options | 2021-04-20

Will Kreznick

WOONSOCKET, RI. — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health operating nearly 10,000 locations, is ramping up its food and beverage offerings in an effort to become more of a meal solutions provider post-pandemic.

CVS said select stores now have a refreshed assortment of more than 100 frozen foods from brands such as Beyond Meat, Birds Eye, Ore-Ida and Amy’s Kitchen. In addition, a variety of fresh prepared foods and other refrigerated options are available in select stores.

New products being offered include Beyond Meat Beyond Burger, Beyond Meat Beyond Meatballs, Bird’s Eye Sweet Cut Corn, Bird’s Eye Steamfresh

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United States Frozen Food Market Report 2021-2025 with Company Coverage of Conagra Brands, Hain Celestial, Nestle, & Tyson Foods

Will Kreznick

Dublin, April 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “The U.S. Frozen Food Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2021-2025 Edition)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

“The U.S. Frozen Food Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2021-2025 Edition)” report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. frozen food market with detailed analysis of market sizing and growth.

The analysis includes market size in terms of value, volume, and market share by segments. A comprehensive segment analysis of the U.S. frozen food market with their actual and forecasted values has also been provided in the report.

The U.S. frozen food market is

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Frozen food sales continue to grow, figures

Will Kreznick

The latest Kantar figures, released by the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF), for the 52-week period ending 21 March reveal frozen has continued to outperform the overall grocery market, increasing by 14.4% in value and 11.5% in volume. The frozen category has also outperformed the fresh and chilled category in value growth.

Richard Harrow, BFFF chief executive, said: “It’s encouraging to see a continuation of the success we saw in 2020. It’s evidence of a growing awareness of frozen food’s role in helping reduce food waste and the introduction of frozen to a younger demographic who want freshness, quality, and

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Poundland rolls out frozen food to 46 more stores including Crawley and Haywards Heath

Will Kreznick

Work on converting the stores – including the Crawley stores in Queens Square and Broadfield and the Haywards Heath branch in South Road on w/c May 17- gets underway in earnest this week in Phase 3 of the rollout of what is known internally as Project Diamond Ice.

It will take the number of stores that have been given the cool makeover to 175 since the programme began and Poundland anticipates having chilled and frozen food in 250 by the end of September.

Work on converting the stores gets underway in earnest this week in Phase 3 of the rollout of what is known internally as Project Diamond Ice.
Work on converting the stores gets underway in earnest this week in Phase 3 of the rollout
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Frozen Food Sales Win in the Pandemic

Will Kreznick

Total frozen food retail sales in 2020 were $65.1 billion, up 21% from 2019, according to the Power of Frozen 2021 from the American Frozen Food Institute and FMI—the Food Industry Association. Unit sales were up 13.3%, with most types of frozen foods increasing by double digits. The highest dollar sales growth, according to IRI data, was in seafood (+35.3%), poultry (+34.7%), and appetizers (+28.9%).

Online shopping contributed to this increase, with online dollar purchases of frozen food up 75% in 2020. The pandemic also saw the share of core frozen food consumers — those who eat frozen food daily

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