Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Van Loon promoted to vice president

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Hot Stuff Foods CEO John Fontana recently announced the promotion of Roxanne Van Loon to vice president of marketing. Van Loon brings more than 20 years of marketing experience to the position and has been part of the Hot Stuff management team since 2004. Most recently, Van...

Coffee chain adds more food

SEATTLE -- Ignoring founder Howard Schultz's concerns about the coffeehouse chain losing its way, Starbucks Corp. is expanding its lunch offerings and becoming more like what the industry already is calling it: a fast-food restaurant. The company's lunch menu will be bolstered with a line of...

New menu includes Frescuit, steak & egg sandwich, gourmet coffee

DUBLIN, Ohio -- Wendy's is expanding its new breakfast menu to more than 75 additional restaurants in markets across the United States this month. This move comes after an extended test involving about 160 restaurants in five markets. The company is on track with the planned timing of its breakfast...

Restaurants target breakfast and snacking occasions for sales transfusion
Snodgrass joins family-run c-store pizza program provider
Also evaluating securitization financing
Indiana chili, burger chain in Village Pantry, Crystal Flash, Hoosier Pete
Scott, Griffith will jointly direct growth
CSP Daily News has learned that a senior executive at 7-Eleven Inc. is no longer with the company.
Hyper-caffeinated brew now available in bag-in-a-box system