Retaining customers and maintaining growth after last year is a challenge nearly every packaged food company is facing as people venture back out to restaurants and offices. Home Run Inn’s pandemic pace has already slowed considerably, said CEO Dan Costello. That was expected.
Though COVID closures kept people out of restaurants for much of last year, it certainly didn’t keep them from the frozen foods aisle. Frozen pizza sales in the U.S. soared almost 21 percent to more than $6 billion, according to data from market research firm Nielsen.
Home Run Inn’s sales followed those trends, with revenue up 20