Trends, ingredients, products, packaging, equipment and formulation strategies for refrigerated take-and-bake, deli & frozen pizza & flatbreads, as well as packaged fresh, refrigerated and frozen pizza & flatbread crusts & dough.
According to data from IRI, Chicago, sales of frozen pizza were up about 1.15 percent in the 52 weeks ending August 7, 2016, representing about $4.5 billion. Unit sales, though, were down about 2.14 percent. Why?
Several foodservice segments central to snack and bakery businesses continue to demonstrate strong levels of innovation. New chains focused on customization have emerged, while others continually shift and evolve to capture away-from-home food dollars from competitors.