Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Christmas offer will be repeated for New Year's Eve, Day

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. stores are wishing customers Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year with free coffee on Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Customers who stop at any of Sheetz 352 locations can get a cup of premium 100% Arabica bean self-serve coffee at no charge. The...

Sandwich-building competition part of grand-opening festivities

PEMBERTON, N.J. -- Wawa Inc. celebrated the opening of a new convenience store in Pemberton, N.J., in mid-December, reported The South Jersey Local News . To mark the event, Wawa hosted a military-inspired "Hoagies for Heroes" grand opening celebration, with a hoagie-building boot camp and hoagie-...

Cumberland Farms giving away coffee for New Year's Eve to promote safe driving

CANTON, Mass. -- This New Years Eve, from 5:00 p.m. on New Years Eve until 5:00 a.m. on New Years Day, all Cumberland Farms locations will be giving away a cup of its new Farmhouse Blend and original hot coffee. This is the retailer's second year making the offer. Cumberland Farms is encouraging...

High growth forecasted for cups, lids
Newest unit opens in Stanville, Ky., retail outlet
Reclaims No. 1 spot in annual Franchise 500 list, knocks 7-Eleven down the list
Technomic names top restaurant trends for 2009
NPD: Meals consumed purchased from c-stores, other retail outlets growing
Chester's, a leader in fried chicken foodservice programs among convenience stores, has announced the grand opening of its newest location. .
Dietitians name unhealthiest "value menu" items.