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...

Company to serve as a sponsor for No. 44 car in 2009

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Hunt Brothers Pizza has partnered with Richard Petty Motorsports for the 2009 NASCAR racing season. The Nashville, Tenn.-based company will serve as a primary sponsor of the No. 44 car driven by AJ Allmendinger, one of the sport's hottest drivers, who is currently ranked 15th in...

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...

Convenience retailers should capitalize on one of the most basic consumer needs: food
First Giant To Go convenience store opening in Lancaster, Pa.
Razed, rebuilt c-store is 80% bigger than original
Sitdown restaurants testing express concepts with on-the-go appeal
Fried chicken foodservice program provider Chester's International Inc. has announced the grand opening of its newest location in Iowa City, Iowa.
Stations, stores should be prepared to be treated as full-fledged restaurants
Meanwhile, Baby Boomers increase restaurant visits