Top Product Facing Solutions for Frozen Food Merchandise

Supporting the monumental rise in popularity of frozen merchandise in grocery

Sales of Frozen Foods Soar

Frozen foods' popularity has remained high throughout the pandemic. According to Nielsen, sales of frozen foods were up 22.2% in 2020, as of Aug. 1, and 30.8% for the 22-week period to that same date. Dough saw the largest increase (54% since March) followed by seafood (48.8%) and fruit (46.6%).

Frozen foods' popularity swelled early in the COVID-19 pandemic and it's not going away for Abingdon, Va.-based K-VA-T. "People are eating more meals with their family at home, and whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks, frozen fits because it answers all those needs." says Dan Glei, EVP of merchandising/marketing.

"For Nestle USA, pizza, comfort foods and nutritious meals are driving frozen sales. Pizza sales are currently up more than 50% year over year," says John Carmichael, president of Nestle's foods division.

product facing solutions for frozen merchandise:

NEXT Merchandising Trays - NEXT Merchandising Trays, available in crossbar mount and shelf mount versions, are a perfect solution to product facing for frozen merchandise. Each merchandising tray features adjustable width to accommodate the size of various frozen merchandise package sizes and shapes. Perfect for frozen prepared dinners and vegetables!

NEXT Pizza Trays - Similar to the traditional NEXT Merchandising Tray design in that it is available in crossbar mount or shelf mount as well as features adjustable widths to accommodate various sizes of merchandise, NEXT Pizza Trays were designed specifically for organizing and facing frozen pizza. Boxed or round packed, NEXT Pizza Trays keep frozen pizza upright and faced to the end of the shelf so that they are easy for customers to shop.

Power-Zone® Sure-Set™ Self-facing System - The Power Zone® Sure-Set™ Self-facing System is designed to meet the growing challenge of merchandising diverse product packaging throughout the store. Versatile and innovative, the system can be custom-configured at store level to meet almost any plan-o-gram need, including freezers!