Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Six-year vet to lead national sales

TEMPLE, Pa. -- Giorgio Foods announced that Robert Koch has been promoted to national sales manager for military and convenience-store sales. Koch, who previously served as the company's national account manager, will now work to open and expand Giorgio's business in the military and convenience-...

Company also welcomes new board member

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. -- Solo Cup Co., a provider of disposable foodservice products, has appointed Robert D. Koney Jr. as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 2, 2007. The company also named Peter J. Mendola, senior vice president of manufacturing and Malcolm S...

Coffee drinks, salads top list of 2006 foodservice trends

CHICAGO -- Restaurant operators, and the food companies supplying products to them, are constantly on the look-out for menu innovations and emerging menu trends. In its annual review of restaurant menus, Technomic Information Services found that last year's level of innovation exceeded prior...

Planning Kwik-E-Marts for Simpsons film; event showcases new promos, food, beverages
New programs, growth bring renewed excitement to Indiana-based chain
Revolution Tea said that it has entered a national sales and distribution partnership with national coffee manufacturer and roaster S&D Coffee Inc.
C-store/fuel execs named ops VPs at fast feeder
Tyson Foods Inc.'s Discovery Center seems like it could improve convenience stores' share for the world's leading processor and marketer of chicken, beef and pork all by itself.
Kachmer replaces Kraus
New monster On the Run bares its teeth in Wisconsin