Refrigerated pizza and RFG pizza kits have been among the top growth categories for food retailers in recent years, according to data from Information Resources Inc., Chicago. In fact, the category continued to post excellent growth throughout the recession. During the latest 52 weeks ending Jan. 24, dollar sales of refrigerated pizza were up 18%, and unit sales were up 19.5% in supermarkets. Frozen pizza — a significantly larger category — did well also, with dollar sales up 6.1% and unit ...

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