Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Travel center retailer, restaurant chain launch joint development program

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Denny's Corp. and Pilot Travel Centers LLC said that Denny's will develop restaurants within Pilot Travel Centers across the United States. This new relationship represents the joining of two of the nation's largest companies in their respective categories: the largest full-...

Prepackaged products with familiar brand names prove profitable for Denver chain

DENVER -- A recent test of a new foodservice initiative has Balmar Petroleum/First Hand Management LLC, optimistic about its future in the category. Working with Kraft Foods, the Denver-based retailer developed its Real Food Snack Center, an open-air cooler stocked with Kraft's various lines of...

Will break five units into eight: beverages, cheese, pizza, snacks and cereals, Oscar Mayer, foodservice, grocery, Canada

NORTHFIELD, Ill. -- Kraft Foods Inc. plans to turn Oscar Mayer meats into a separate business unit as part of a change the largest North American food company hopes will make all its businesses more accountable, a spokesperson said. The overhaul of reporting lines will break Kraft's five North...

Lattes, cappuccinos to follow premium java
7-Eleven Inc. has launched Fusion Defense coffee, a brew with herbal extracts, in anticipation of this year's cold and flu season.
$6 million expansion adds more fuel lanes, food
Offers caller ID, order management queue, Internet-style searches for guest names and orders, more
Panelists say winning brands thrive on strong consumer connections
Top Hampton Roads chefs dish out c-store cuisine for Miller charity
Wal-Mart Canada adds Tim Hortons