Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

New monster On the Run bares its teeth in Wisconsin

RACINE, Wis. -- Over the years, I've been able to do bits and pieces, but I can now say I've built my ultimate convenience store, Michael Willkomm said of his company's newest retail property in Racine, Wis. My dream has finally been built. The third-quarter 2006 unveiling of Willkomm's first...

New Philadelphia concept store reveals chain's appetite for food dollars

PHILADELPHIA -- A new Dunkin' Donuts store conceptbearing the words caf a and bake place on its fa aadeplaces an emphasis squarely on prepared foods such as flatbread sandwiches and breakfast pizzas, in addition to the made-to-order coffee and doughnuts that have made it a prime competitor for...

Outdoor grilling at gas stations poses health hazard, city officials say

DE PERE, Wis. -- Hold the mustard: De Pere, Wis., has put the kibosh on gas stations hosting outdoor brat frys, reported The Green Bay Press Gazette. Station owners are not relishing the city Health Department's recent directive to snuff out the grills and install indoor cook-stations if they want...

Meanwhile, Starbucks searches its soul
Betting on complete meals
7-Eleven, Couche-Tard, others freshen up foodservice
Hyper-caffeinated coffee now available in Ontario
Star Fuel's All Star Stores wins Golden Cup Award.
7-Eleven offers Fusion Energy coffee with natural herbal extracts
The Subway sandwich restaurant chain opened more than 2,000 new locations in 67 countries around the world in 2006, 11 Canadian provinces and all 50 U.S. states.