A popular choice for many consumers, frozen food is both convenient and quick to prepare. There are many frozen food manufacturers around the world, and each boasts its own specialties and products. We take a look at the top ten.
The world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé has a strong presence in the frozen food market. The company produces a wide range of frozen products, including pizzas, meals, and ice cream under various brands. From global icons to local favorites, names such as Stouffer’s, Hot Pockets, Lean Cuisine, and Dreyer’s have been tantalizing taste buds for some time.
Another big business producing a range of frozen food products, Conagra Brands, including Marie Callender’s, Banquet, and Healthy Choice, offers tasty and convenient options to enjoy every day.
Known for its breakfast cereal products, General Mills also produces a range of frozen food products. From Totino’s to Pillsbury, General Mills makes products with joy, ease, and well-being in mind.
Tyson Foods is a leading producer of chicken and other meats. It also manufactures a range of frozen food products. Some of the popular brands from Tyson Foods include Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, and Ball Park.
Ajinomoto is a Japanese company that produces a range of frozen food products. With brands, such as Tai Pei, and Ling Ling, consumers can enjoy delicious, fresh-tasting Asian flavors, straight from the freezer.
A German giant in the frozen aisle, Dr. Oetker produces a range of frozen pizzas, cakes, and desserts. Some popular brands include authentic, Italian pizzeria-style products from Casa di Mama, and Ristorante.
Nomad Foods is Europe’s leading frozen food company. Its brand portfolio, anchored by Birds Eye, Findus, and iglo, has been serving local European markets for generations, and stands for food that is great-tasting, high quality, and convenient.
Specializing in staples from the freezer section, McCain Foods is a Canadian company, renowned for its owned brand French fries. The company created the first ever frozen fry, and has gone on to become the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen potato products.
Schwan’s Company offers a feast of household favorites. Whether pizza perfection from Red Baron and Freschetta or an Edwards tasty treat for dessert, this American manufacturer produces a range of popular frozen products.
Kraft Heinz Food Company
Kraft Heinz is an American multinational food company formed by the merger of Kraft Foods and H.J. Heinz Company. Alongside its ketchup and other condiment products, it also produces a range of frozen food lines. Some of its popular brands include Smart Ones and Bagel Bites.
From healthy ready-meals to sweet treats and easy teatime choices, the frozen food market is dominated by a few large companies, each with their own consumer favorites. People’s lives are only getting busier, making convenience all the more important. Just like its consumers, the frozen food industry shows no signs of thawing out.