Know what you want? Try our 'Supplier Directory' 

Frozen food market sees strong growth

THE frozen retail market is now worth more than £5.1 billion and continues to enjoy strong growth, according to new data for 2009.
For the 52 weeks ending November 29, data from TNS Worldpanel shows that following two consecutive years of growth, the frozen fish sector is still enjoying an 4.6% growth year on year.

The ice cream sector continues to rebound from two bad summers and is enjoying 5.5% growth.

Frozen confectionery, despite the economic downturn, is experiencing growth of 6.4% year on year.

Brian Young, director general of the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) said: 'It is most encouraging that all sectors within the frozen food market continue to enjoy good value growth. Recent publicity by WRAP on the amount of perfectly good food thrown away by consumers has helped the frozen cause. This has reinforced the perception amongst consumers that frozen food's locked-in goodness and exceptional value for money are particularly welcome in these difficult economic times.'

He added: 'In volume terms the frozen food market was flat, an achievement in itself in the current economic climate'.

The IOR Annual Conference – a conference on-demand

Delegates to the IOR Annual Conference taking place from 21 to 22 April will get the chance to access the event live and all sessions and recordings for up six months afterwards providing fantastic value and allowing anyone registering for the event ...


Mitsubishi Electric upgrades flagship ventilation system for offices, schools, hotels and more

Mitsubishi Electric has launched the LGH-RVX3-E Lossnay mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) system to provide clean and healthy air for commercial settings....


Sanhua Launches PEV Series Pulse Expansion Valves for Precise Refrigerant Flow Control

The PEV series valves have a solenoid valve structure, allowing flow regulation by pulse width control, ensuring highly accurate and responsive flow control.
ACR News is the number one magazine in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry. Don’t miss out, subscribe today!
Subcribe to ACR News


BESA National Conference