GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2023
Critical Frozen Food Trends [Recent Study]
Highlights: The Most Important Frozen Food Trends
- 1. Plant-based frozen foods
- 2. International frozen cuisine
- 3. Clean-label frozen foods
- 4. Better-for-you frozen desserts
- 5. High-protein frozen meals
- 6. DIY meal kits
- 7. Sustainable packaging
- 8. Cauliflower-based products
- 9. Flash-frozen produce
- 10. Customized frozen meals
- 11. Functional foods
- 12. Insect-based frozen foods
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Frozen Food Trends: Our Guide
Discover fresh insights from a recent study highlighting the key trends shaping the frozen food industry today. This blog post will delve into novel shifts in consumer preferences, technological advancements, and sustainability efforts that are defining the future of frozen food. Join us as we unearth and analyze critical data that may just forecast the next big thing in the world of frozen convenience.
Plant-Based Frozen Foods
With the rise in vegetarianism and veganism, manufacturers are creating more plant-based options, including ‘meat’ substitutes, frozen veggies, and plant-based frozen meals.
International Frozen Cuisine
A rise in diverse and global flavors, offering consumers a chance to try frozen dishes from various cultures such as Indian curry, Middle Eastern shawarma, or African jollof rice.
Clean-Label Frozen Foods
More people are leaning towards natural and organic products, which has led to clean-label frozen foods made with fewer artificial additives or preservatives.
Better-For-You Frozen Desserts
Health-conscious consumers seek out frozen desserts with low calories, low sugar, and healthier ingredients such as frozen yogurts, vegan ice creams, and fruit-based sorbets.
High-Protein Frozen Meals
Busy consumers opt for convenient, protein-rich frozen meals.
DIY Meal Kits
Frozen food companies provide ready-to-assemble meal kits for gourmet home cooking.
Eco-conscious consumers are driving the demand for frozen food products with sustainable packaging, resulting in reduced plastic use and recyclable or compostable materials.
As people look for low-carbohydrate alternatives, cauliflower- based frozen products such as cauliflower rice, pizza crust, and cauliflower-based snacks are increasing in popularity.
Advances in freezing technology allow for better texture and taste retention in frozen fruits and vegetables, leading to higher demand for premium-quality flash-frozen produce.
Customized Frozen Meals
Some companies offer customizable frozen meals to meet unique dietary needs.
Frozen food manufacturers are incorporating functional ingredients, such as superfoods, probiotics, and immunity boosters, to provide added health benefits to their products.
Insect-Based Frozen Foods
As the push for sustainable protein sources grows, insect-based frozen foods may become a niche market for the adventurous and environmentally conscious consumer.
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How we write these articles
We have not conducted any studies ourselves. Our article provides a summary of all the statistics and studies available at the time of writing. We are solely presenting a summary, not expressing our own opinion. We have collected all statistics within our internal database. In some cases, we use Artificial Intelligence for formulating the statistics. The articles are updated regularly. See our Editorial Guidelines.