Up to 18% of food is wasted as it moves from farms, to processing, to retail.
It’s important to follow preparation and cooking instructions on frozen foods and to understand the difference between frozen fruits and frozen vegetables.
The Frozen Advantage Download this infographic. Challenges to eating a healthy diet According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), nearly 9 in 10 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants face barriers in providing their household with a healthy diet.
The frozen food and beverage industry has boosts the U.S. economy. $65 billion Frozen Food Sales, $11.3 billion Tax Revenue, 670,000 Jobs Nationwide. 1 frozen food job produces 3.35 jobs elsewhere. Direct, indirect, and induced employment effects of the frozen food industry: 160,000 Direct Jobs, 510,000 Indirect Jobs.
Freezing means less wasted food and more access to nutritious portioned meals in every season and community. Frozen foods are often lower in cost-per-serving and have a great shelf life compared to fresh or refrigerated foods.
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Americans are striving for nutritious and affordable meal options that are easy to prepare. To evaluate the feasibility, nutritional value and affordability of a weekly menu consisting primarily of frozen foods, menu modeling was used to bring recommended U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) food patterns to life with frozen foods.