Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Chester's International celebrated the grand opening of its newest location in the Indianapolis area last week.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Chester's International, a major fried chicken brand in convenience stores worldwide, celebrated the grand opening of its newest location in the Indianapolis area last week. This is Chester's third restaurant to open with Village Pantry in the Indianapolis area. "Chester's is a...

Foodservice expo and trade show return to Chicago August 17-19

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Following the successful launch of the Foodservice at Retail Expo (FARE) 2008, CSP Information Group announced that FARE '09 will be held at the Renaissance Hotel& Convention Center in Schaumburg, outside Chicago, August 17–19, 2009. “We are extremely pleased with the quality...

St. Germain to serve as senior manager at convenience group

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Mark St. Germain was recently promoted to the role of senior manager at Sara Lee convenience group, beverages. St. Germain will be responsible for the West. Previously, St. Germain was a key account manager for Sara Lee. Jerry Morrow, Sara Lee's director of convenience groups...

Customers raise their cups to candidates in third "7-Election" coffee cup poll.
CSP's new foodservice publication to launch February 2009.
As pilot program rolls out, pizza sales are surpassing cigarette sales
Jo To Go America Inc. has opened the first franchise site to offer the Taco Flamingo/Jo To Go Coffee fast-casual Mexican food/specialty coffee concept.
Starbucks Corp. said that it plans to introduce several new warm breakfast sandwiches next week, according to the Associated Press.
Office coffee services gunning for c-stores
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