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Frozen-Pizza Sales Turn Around in C-Stores

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Frozen pizza sales in c-stores
Frozen-pizza sales improved in 2013, and are up 4.1% for the 52 weeks ending May 18, 2014.
Best-Selling Frozen Pizza Brands in Convenience Stores

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending May 18, 2014

BrandDollar SalesPCYA*Unit SalesPCYA*
Di Giorno$30,593,190-4.39%4,466,488-4.49%
Tombstone$9,820,98917.30%1,906,77918.64%
Stouffers$7,049,7387.46%1,702,3536.42%
Kettle River$6,884,002-10.91%941,093-15.50%
Pizza Corner$6,422,309-12.46%925,903-11.69%
Jack's$6,110,65910.22%1,536,5798.62%
Red Baron$5,108,633-0.06%978,6522.13%
Hunt Brothers$4,397,629126.72%442,477124.02%
Totino's$4,289,224-2.67%1,913,799-0.66%
Jack's Original$4,118,842-6.56%1,065,626-7.21%
Heggies$3,267,14041.57%380,83435.08%
Orvs$2,539,66517.33%657,82412.25%
Butch's$2,330,281-10.24%406,128-12.00%
Luigi's$2,261,29620.07%358,28424.31%
Palermo's Classic$1,530,335-1.26%539,4101.70%
Red Baron Singles$1,440,515-25.33%382,338-19.24%
Freschetta$1,389,815-8.29%167,856-9.26%
Tony's$1,259,12212.34%311,7307.32%
Emil's$1,096,916295.28%179,172290.61%
Stokkes$1,096,333-1.27%165,0201.42%
Total$113,797,0004.42%22,000,7304.08%

*Percent change from a year ago

Source: 
IRI
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