Goodbye, frozen vegetable brick. In spite of the recent explosion in frozen foods, changing consumer habits have meant the loss of one of the best known types of frozen food, the frozen food block. In the photo above, the sole remaining frozen vegetable brick at a Super Target is spinach,MORE HERE

OMAHA – ConAgra has consolidated itself into a purveyor of dozens of some of the best-known brands in the United States, including Hunt’s, Swiss Miss, Peter Pan, Blue Bonnet, La Choy, Mueller’s, Jiffy Pop and Banquet. However, if you look at its stock price over the last 20 years, itMORE HERE

A British favorite frozen dessert has returned, the Arctic Roll. The Financial Times reported April 29 that since its re-release in December by Birds Eye, sales are estimated to be 3.5 million GBP or 3 million boxes. Emma Jacobs writes in the Financial Times that is successful because it tapsMORE HERE

SEAGROVE, N.C. – Our friend Doug Dobey, that fantastico Richmond, Virginia graphic designer, says that he is getting out the Luck’s Black Eyed Peas for the New Year’s Holiday. Add to it some stewed tomatoes and you have a VERY odd Southern tradition. We aren’t that big fans of blackMORE HERE