Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Construction begins on the eco-friendly, health-conscious c-store concept

LOS ANGELES -- Locali Conscious Convenience is set to open its doors this fall. The market, located in Los Angeles, will seek to make healthy eating and eco-friendly household necessities easily accessible to those on the go. It will conveniently connect the community to eco-friendly food, beverage...

Promotion, microsite mark "one-billionth cup of 21st century" milestone

WAWA, Pa. -- Wawa Inc. said that this September, it will sell its one-billionth cup of coffee of the new millennium. To mark this milestone, Wawa is announcing Wawa Coffeetopia, a campaign and "celebration of all things Wawa coffee." "As a five-state regional company, we are extremely proud that we...

Testing iced coffee, Frosty-cino, more

DUBLIN, Ohio -- Wendy's International Inc. is pushing further into specialized coffee drinks with a major new coffee program in Mississippi and iced-coffee tests in three cities, reported The Wall Street Journal. In the past few weeks, about 65 franchised Wendy's locations in Mississippi have...

United Supermarkets parks c-store, gas in lot; selects KSS Retail in separate software deal
Donates more than $60,000 to U.S. military families
Launches new "extra bold" coffee in On The Run, Tiger Market c-stores.
"Fresh from the Deli" American Subs pulled from Circle Ks in three states.
Jim Pinkert has been promoted to the position of perishable field specialist for the midstate region at Wilson Farms Neighborhood Food Stores.
Family, other investors purchase 38 local sandwich shops
Contamination in Ohio Circle K has not been linked to Canadian outbreak