Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

St. Germain to serve as senior manager at convenience group

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Mark St. Germain was recently promoted to the role of senior manager at Sara Lee convenience group, beverages. St. Germain will be responsible for the West. Previously, St. Germain was a key account manager for Sara Lee. Jerry Morrow, Sara Lee's director of convenience groups...

Customers raise their cups to candidates in third "7-Election" coffee cup poll

DALLAS -- Today, 7-Eleven Inc. is kicking off its third quadrennial 7-Election presidential coffee cup poll. "Unabashedly unscientific," the "just-for-fun" poll has proven remarkably accurate in elections past, with results closely mirroring the official surveys by the country's top political...

CSP's new foodservice publication to launch February 2009

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Abbie Jarman, former editor of Chef Magazine, Chef Educator Today and Pizza & Italian Cuisine, will oversee the new FARE magazine published by CSP Information Group. FARE magazine debuts in February 2009 and will publish five times next year, reaching out to nontraditional...

As pilot program rolls out, pizza sales are surpassing cigarette sales
Jo To Go America Inc. has opened the first franchise site to offer the Taco Flamingo/Jo To Go Coffee fast-casual Mexican food/specialty coffee concept.
Starbucks Corp. said that it plans to introduce several new warm breakfast sandwiches next week, according to the Associated Press.
Office coffee services gunning for c-stores
In-line site located in Triangle Plaza Shopping Center
Fastest-growing quick-service restaurant brand in Kangaroo stores
Deal expected to accelerate geographic expansion