Foodservice

Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

7-Eleven, Sheetz, Wawa suspend serving most tomatoes during scare

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven, Sheetz and Wawa are among the convenience retailers that have temporarily halted the use of tomatoes in their foodservice operations in the wake of the current tomato-centered salmonella scare and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warnings. 7-Eleven Inc. announced that it...

Self-service units "plopped in" 86 grocery stores around the country

SEATTLE -- Starbucks Corp. is experimenting with selling espresso drinks from a machine, sans barista, according to a report in The Puget Sound Business Journal. The company, through its Seattle's Best Coffee label, has teamed up with Concordia Coffee Co. Inc. and Coinstar Inc. on automated, self-...

Chester's International celebrated the grand opening of its Florence, Miss., restaurant at the Southern Oil convenience store.

FLORENCE, Miss. -- Chester's International, a fried-chicken foodservice offering in the convenience-store category, celebrated the grand opening of its Florence, Miss., restaurant at the Southern Oil convenience store. Chester's newest store will be operated by franchisee, Mitchell Morris, owner...

CSP unveils learning-opportunity lineup for Foodservice at Retail Expo (FARE)
Mascot, giveaways make round of ball parks
West Coast chain opening new stores; adding, broadening product lines
Some restaurant, grocery chains suspend some sales amid salmonella outbreak
Kraft Foodservice has launched Kraft GO>WICH Stuffed Rolls, a new hot-sandwich form designed for on-the-go consumers.
Akal Travel Plaza opens Chester's unit in Delano, Calif.
Smuckers buys Folgers coffee brand from P&G

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