A SNACK IN TIME

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Demand for convenience foods is evident in this market, where retailers give heavy play to frozen pizza, snacks and ice cream.Area retailers are meeting the needs of time-pressed consumers by devoting significantly more space to frozen pizza and snacks, including stuffed "poppers," nachos and pastry pouches, SN found during a market profile late last month."The pizza category is

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Demand for convenience foods is evident in this market, where retailers give heavy play to frozen pizza, snacks and ice cream.

Area retailers are meeting the needs of time-pressed consumers by devoting significantly more space to frozen pizza and snacks, including stuffed "poppers," nachos and pastry pouches, SN found during a market profile late last month.

"The pizza category is on the uprise," Dick Rissman, produce director and frozen food manager at Dah

Register to view the full article