Foodservice

Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Four-month-old test store working through customer identity crisis

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. -- About four months after New England Pantry opened its Pantry Gourmet test store, the retailer is retooling the site, noting that consumers didn't understand the concept of the store in Northborough, Mass. "It's been very successful in a lot of ways. We really have a great...

DeSutter gets on board with plenty of foodservice, integration chops

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- When Alvin New chose not to join Susser Holdings Corp. after it bought New's Town & County Food Stores operation in the fall of 2007, he took with him not only a handsome check, but also a background in retail that would be hard to replace. Five months later, Susser...

America's two largest hot dog makers are waging a wiener war as grills fire up this summer, hoping to win over customers and secure the top spot on the market.

CHICAGO -- America's two largest hot dog makers are waging a wiener war as grills fire up this summer, hoping to win over customers and secure the No. 1 spot atop the stagnating frank market, reported the Associated Press. The latest round in the long-running feud comes as Kraft Foods Inc.'s Oscar...

Sampling in selected markets two Wednesdays in June
7-Eleven, Sheetz, Wawa suspend serving most tomatoes during scare
Self-service units "plopped in" 86 grocery stores around the country.
Chester's International celebrated the grand opening of its Florence, Miss., restaurant at the Southern Oil convenience store.
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

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