The year 2000 marks the start of a new century, the beginning of a new millennium and the 70th anniversary of the frozen foods category, an ingenious innovation that changed the direction of the grocery industry forever. On March 6, 1930, a young field scientist named Clarence Birdseye introduced the first line of retail frozen foods to a test market of consumers in Springfield, Mass. Today, the frozen foods category has evolved into one of the most indispensable departments in supermarkets ...

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