Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

New Deep River, Conn., store is second "foodcentric" location

DEEP RIVER, Conn. -- Cumberland Farms Inc. has opened its second "foodcentric" convenience store. The new location, in Deep River, Conn., officially opened its doors in early April. The company held a grand opening even last Thursday. The Deep River store is the second of the company's renovated...

Buffalo Chicken Pizza available for limited time beginning April 13

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Hunt Brothers Pizza said Buffalo Chicken Pizza will be available to Hunt Brothers Pizza partners starting Monday, April 13. Its first specialty pizza, the Buffalo Chicken Pizza will be available only while supplies last, or an estimated six to eight weeks, the company said...

Razed, rebuilt c-store is 80% bigger than original

YORK, Pa. -- The new Rutter's convenience store in Wrightsville, Pa., is "miles in size and appearance from the convenience store that preceded it," the retailer said. Rutter's Farm Stores returned yesterday to Cool Springs Road in the eastern York County community. The company closed and razed the...

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Fried chicken foodservice program provider Chester's International Inc. has announced the grand opening of its newest location in Iowa City, Iowa.
Despite economy, retailer adding bigger kitchens to many locations