Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Raises awareness of chain's foodservice, snack, beverage offering

SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- To generate awareness of its Bluecanoe and Mainland convenience store brands, Saint John, N.B.-based Irving Oil launched the "Win a Personal Chef" contest late last week, reported Media In Canada. The winner will enjoy the professional services of a personal chef, who will...

National c-store group to market foodservice program to membership

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Ted Giles, CEO of Chester's International LLC, a leading fried chicken foodservice offering for the convenience store category, said that the company has partnered with Royal Buying Group, Inc. (RBG) in an alliance to market the Chester's branded offering to the 5,500 retail...

Appointments implement company's third-generation succession plan

WILMINGTON, Calif. -- Juanita's Foods has appointed Mark and Aaron De La Torre to be co-CEOs of the family-owned company. The brothers are sons of George De La Torre Jr., chairman, who is the son of George De La Torre Sr., founder with his nephew Albert Guerrero of Juanita's Foods in 1946. The...

Berzan to lead effort, other initiatives
Eby-Brown is launching Wakefield Sandwich Co., home of the fresh, never frozen sandwich, a significant investment in fresh foods by a c-store distributor.
First reimaged store signifies new beginning for chain and its foodservice
Caf W, clinics, other services intensify channel threat
The Network of Executive Women (NEW) awarded Jennie Jones the Hedy Halpert Diversity Awareness Award at the group's annual meeting in Dallas recently.
New drink options could add $1.3 mil to bottom line
Sheetz promotes Lorenz, Ryan