American Frozen Food Institute

American Frozen Food Institute
The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), McLean, Va., is a national trade association that promotes the interests of all segments of the frozen food industry.


AFFI Appoints New Board Members

February 28, 2014
The American Frozen Food Institute elected new members to its board.
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Changing the Frozen Food Conversation

December 9, 2013

Kraig Naasz, president and CEO of the American Frozen Foods Institute, changes the frozen foods conversation with the Frozen Food Roundtable, a conglomerate of leading frozen food processors and retailers whose goal is to change the way consumers think and feel about frozen foods.

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Study Encourages Consumers to Think Frozen

November 25, 2013
As Americans strive to eat healthier and add more fruits and vegetables to their diets, a study concluded "market basket" study has a simple message for consumers—think "frozen."
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AdvancePierre Foods Taps Former ConAgra Exec as New President of Retail Div.

November 8, 2013
Tom Lavan was named the new president of AdvancePierre Foods' retail division.
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How FSMA's New Food Import Fees Affect Your Company

November 6, 2013

As you read this column, the federal government has ended its nearly 3-week partial shutdown and the business of governing has resumed in our nation’s capital. No doubt the resumption of suspended services is a welcome development for frozen food makers, who I know were frustrated by the impact.

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Food Logistics Forum 2013: Navigating Today’s Complex Cold Chain

The 2013 Food Logistics Forum will provide educational resources, regulatory information and business development opportunities for the frozen food industry.
May 9, 2013

Join frozen food industry leaders—from production, foodservice and retail to 3PL providers— for the 2013 Food Logistics Forum.

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Optimizing High-Speed Shrink Wrapping of Frozen Pizzas

May 9, 2013

Frozen pizza remains one of the most ubiquitous foods in the typical American household. Convenience, low price and a continually growing assortment of options have made frozen pizza a favorite heat-and-serve choice for households constrained by time and budgets.

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Hershey Co. Enhances Executive Management Team

April 26, 2013
The Hershey Co. shuffled its personnel deck to enhance its management team, while Stater Bros. Markets appointed a new president and COO.
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White Castle Promotes Pres., Pizza Hut Names COO

March 1, 2013
White Castle promotes president, while Pizza Hut names new COO.
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AFFI Leads Effort to Waive EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard

August 13, 2012

In an Aug. 10 letter to EPA administrator Lisa Jackson, AFFI and its coalition allies emphasized that granting a waiver from the Renewable Fuel Standard “would significantly reduce the harm food makers and consumers will feel because of the drought.”

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