Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Chester's opens third Road Ranger location

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Road Ranger Travel Plaza in Belvidere, Ill., is the site of third Chester's restaurant in a partnership between the Rockford, Ill.-based fuel and convenience retailer and the Birmingham, Ala.-based c-store fried chicken foodservice franchisor. A grand opening event was held on...

Receives $35 million in DIP financing; normal operations to continue during restructuring

CINCINNATI -- Pierre Foods Inc. and its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to restructure its debt. The company intends to work with all parties to reach mutually acceptable...

Pa. provided grant, other funds for new distribution facility

CLAYSBURG, Pa. -- Representing Governor Edward G. Rendell, Secretary of Community & Economic Development Dennis Yablonsky visited Blair County to help cut the ribbon for the new, $46 million Sheetz Bros. Kitchen facility that is expected to create 435 jobs. The project, as reported in a CSP...

Sandwich chain testing coffee caf concept on small scale
Eby-Brown subsidiaryto sponsor competitive eating contest at CSP's FARE.
Dedicated food production facility will change way convenience retailer does business
Will promotions be "game changer"?.
Jalapeno, serrano peppers, cilantro join tomatoes on warning list
Denny's is offering a solution to fast-food take out breakfast with the creation of the Denny's Dome and the launch of Real B-FST 2GO.
Could no-frills, limited-selection grocer leverage tough economy to steal c-store customers?