Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Sandwich chain testing coffee caf concept on small scale

MCLEAN, Va. -- As Dunkin Donuts and McDonald's go after Starbucks, a McLean, Va., franchisee is testing a Subway caf a concept. While it's a relatively small step for the sandwich chain, the coffee push could pose a big threat if Subway ever decided on a rollout, said Subway isn't...

Eby-Brown subsidiaryto sponsor competitive eating contest at CSP's FARE

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- The first National Sandwich Eating Championship is set to take place at CSP's Foodservice at Retail Expo (FARE) on August 12 in Schaumburg, Ill. The event is sponsored by Wakefield Sandwich Co., a subsidiary of Eby-Brown, a leading consumer products distributor to convenience...

Dedicated food production facility will change way convenience retailer does business

CLAYSBURG, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. began a new business as Sheetz Bros. Kitchen starts operations in Claysburg, Pa. Sheetz Bros. Kitchen is a completely new distribution network for Sheetz. The $46 million kitchen facility is the cornerstone of the latest Sheetz plan to bring a higher level of...

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