Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Will sell operations group to Braveheart Acquistion

MANITOWOC, Wis. -- The Manitowoc Co. Inc., parent company of Manitowoc Foodservice, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the Enodis plc global ice machine operations to Braveheart Acquistion Inc., an affiliate of Warburg Pincus Private Equity X LP, for $160 million. The...

7-Eleven cross promotes with latest superhero movie

DALLAS -- Superheroes have proven super for Slurpee season at 7-Eleven stores in past years with all the affiliated accessories, such as cups, straws and fun Slurpee flavors. This year, 7-Eleven plans to continue to ride the wave of popularity with the comic book-cum-movie genre with a storewide...

Cree Convenience in Hobbema, Alberta, is home to newest location

HOBBEMA, Alberta -- Chester's, a major fried chicken foodservice program provider for convenience stores, has announced the grand opening of its newest location in the Samson Cree Nation. The Cree Convenience Store, located on the Samson reserve in Hobbema, Alberta, Canada, celebrated the opening...

Manitowoc Foodservice has appointed Chris Karssiens to the new role of vice president of general market sales.
C-store foodservice concept sees 318% growth rate
New sites open in c-stores in Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi
Survey shows grocery shoppers want dedicated "c-store" aisle.
Giant Eagle Express expanding revamped, upscale grocery/c-store/food/gas concept
Includes doughs, toppings; also offers wings, meatballs
Refiner-marketer rejects Pa. governor's request to reverse layoff decision.