Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.
Menu labeling

Newest draft of rules address posters, billboards, food bars, promotional items and more

WASHINGTON -- After months of debate and grappling with the particulars of looming menu-labeling laws , convenience stores, grocery stores, restaurant chains and other foodservice operations will officially face enforcement of revised regulations beginning May 7, 2018. The U.S. Food and Drug...

customers watching TV in store

Beyond influencing customers to spend more time inside the c-store, TVs can create a more pleasant environment for those who want to eat or drink their food or beverage while still at the store.

Brought to you by DIRECTV. Inside convenience stores, hundreds—if not thousands—of products wait to be purchased by hungry customers on-the-go. For retailers looking to increase their food sales numbers, there’s more to do beyond studying food and drink trends and stocking shelves with new and...

Bake'n Joy cranberry orange muffin

With consumer interest in baked goods rising, here’s how c-stores can boost sales of these items.

Brought to you by Bake’n Joy. Baked goods are still enjoying a renaissance in the convenience market, especially as food manufacturers launch new and innovative products. Instances of baked goods in c-stores have increased 9% year-over-year, according to Technomic’s MenuMonitor. According to...


New Technomic study reveals the menu categories that are flourishing

Yesway logo
Retailer promotes three new blends with giveaway promotion
Retailer marks anniversary of partnership with new offerings
Food bowls

C-stores and QSRs promoting big flavors and portability all in one

QSR chain updates humane guidelines for chicken
fall seasonal flavor foodservice
Beyond pumpkin spice, there are plenty of foods that take well to seasonal flavors, making it easy to infuse menus with the seasonal treats and items that customers will clamor for every year.
coffees to-go
To compete with quick-service restaurants and coffee shops, c-stores should focus on premium specialty and customizable coffee drinks—the coffee shop experience.