HANDS ACROSS AMERICA

The demand for quick, convenient food has been a boon for the frozen handheld-snack category.Items like pocket sandwiches, burritos and other ethnic sandwiches; breakfast sandwiches; pizza snacks; poppers; and hors d'oeuvres have experienced substantial -- and in some cases even double-digit -- dollar volume increases, according to data from Information Resources Inc., Chicago.Sales of frozen appetizers/

The demand for quick, convenient food has been a boon for the frozen handheld-snack category.

Items like pocket sandwiches, burritos and other ethnic sandwiches; breakfast sandwiches; pizza snacks; poppers; and hors d'oeuvres have experienced substantial -- and in some cases even double-digit -- dollar volume increases, according to data from Information Resources Inc., Chicago.

Sales of frozen appetizers/ snacks jumped 10.6% to $373 million for the 52-week period ended D

Register to view the full article

test - Advanced Registered User

Already a member? .