CLEVELAND, Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A new Freedonia Group analysis finds that sales of frozen meat, poultry, and seafood packaging spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic, with demand in 2020 nearly 6% high than in 2019.
However, this growth rate hides very divergent trends. While frozen meat, poultry, and seafood (MPS) sales were up strongly for consumers, demand in the foodservice market fell sharply, hindered by restaurant closures early in the pandemic and reduced foodservice business for 2020 overall.
Some Retail Frozen MPS Sales Soared 30-40% Early in Pandemic
Retail sales of frozen meat, poultry, and seafood skyrocketed in