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US President Ronald Reagan called the “Frozen Food Day” into existence in 1984. Since then it has been celebrated on each 6 March in the USA. © nd3000 / fotolia.com

Ready-to-eat trend benefits frozen food packaging producers

 © Langnese / Unilever Deutschland GmbH

If the packaging unit states "frozen” or “frozen food” or "deep-frozen” or "flash frozen” then these foodstuffs are frozen food as defined by the finished frozen products regulation. The latter specifies storage and transport at a minimum of minus 18° Celsius. © Langnese / Unilever Deutschland GmbH

© Zandonella GmbH

The Bio-Box of Sandro’s organic ice cream is Cradle-to-Cradle® certified, bears the seedling symbol of DIN CERTCO and the European Bioplastics in accordance with EN 13432 and the German state symbol "Ohne Gentechnik" (GMO-free). © Zandonella GmbH

Handy from the freezer

© Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese KG

Today, German retailers offer consumers over 17,000 frozen items in their freezer cabinets all over Germany. The annual per-capita consumption stands at over 41 kilograms. In 1960 this figure averaged just 400 grams. © Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese KG

Frustration-free packaging is the buzzword

For working people frozen convenience food is a handy alternative to ensure the intake of vitamins and minerals in a time-saving manner.© FRoSTA AG

For working people frozen convenience food is a handy alternative to ensure the intake of vitamins and minerals in a time-saving manner. © FRoSTA AG

Convenience is the buzzword here: ready-to-bake, "ready-to-eat" "pre-baked" products are “in”. © EDEKA Aktiengesellschaft

Convenience is the buzzword here: ready-to-bake, "ready-to-eat" "pre-baked" products are “in”. © EDEKA Aktiengesellschaft

Re-closable fish finger packaging © A&R Carton

Re-closable fish finger packaging © A&R Carton

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