Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

New program aims to get children 'addicted' to healthier food options

VALPARAISO, Ind. -- The Family Express convenience-store chain in Indiana has launched a Free Fruit For Kids program that it hopes will provide healthier food alternatives to children in its market. Under the program launched this month, any child 12 years old or younger can grab a banana, pear or...

Two sizes, 50 toppings available

YORK, Pa. -- Rutter’s Farm Stores has rolled out a new fresh-baked, made-to-order pizza program. Customers can choose from two different sizes, an 8-inch personal pizza or a 16-inch family pizza, and they can choose from among 50 toppings. Personal pizzas, including breakfast varieties, will be...

As follow-up to watermelon, 7-Eleven introduces exclusive Redberry flavor

IRVING, Texas -- 7-Eleven Inc. is working with Sour Patch Kids to introduce an exclusive Sour Patch Redberry-flavored Slurpee drink. The limited-time product is available exclusively at participating 7-Eleven stores through the end of the retailer’s 100 Days of Summer. Last year, 7-Eleven...

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