Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Court sorting parties over salmonella outbreak that hit Sheetz

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. -- A Blair County, Pa., judge heard arguments this week from several companies asking to be dropped from a civil lawsuit in which Sheetz Inc. is being sued by customers who became ill because of tainted tomatoes, reported The Altoona Mirror. Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz in turn is...

Chain now has more than 6,400 station, store sites

MILFORD, Conn. -- From New York to New Zealand and Panama to Pakistan, the Subway restaurant chain has opened 628 new locations and reached several milestones between the beginning of March and the end of June of this year. Domestically, the Subway chain passed the 1,900 mark in the state of...

New fountain options stress variety

NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah -- The growing trend by retailers of branding and expanding the soda fountain spells opportunity for makers of beverage-dispensing equipment. Recently, Coca-Cola unveiled two products that dispense up to 16 flavors and up to 50 beverage mixing options. Traditional soda...

Potentially contaminated products still being sold by some retailers, including c-stores
Competition, Tesco Fresh & Easy arrival driving store upgrades
Rutter's Farm Stores is offering its biggest coffee yet, a 24-oz. cup that from July 30 to August 26 comes with an introductory price of 99 cents.
Breaking Into Bread
Javo to Supply 7-Eleven With Iced Coffees, Lattes
Former Thornton exec helped launch several foodservice concepts
KahalaCold Stone has acquired Cereality Cereal Bar & Caf a. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed.