Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

QSRs should consider serving breakfast all day, NPD says

PORT WASHINGTON, New York -- A s Americans move further away from the traditional nine-to-five workday, they are reaching for breakfast beyond the traditional hours for the morning meal, according to research from The NPD Group, Part Washington, N.Y. Some full-service restaurant chains have been...

Hyper-caffeinated coffee, RTD lattes and mochas now available in Midwest

NEW YORK -- Shock Coffee, a hyper-caffeinated coffee with more than 50% more caffeine than other coffees, announced today that it has joined with major wholesaler S. Abraham & Sons Inc. for convenience stores in the Midwest. Now local consumers can purchase Shock Coffee's Hyper-Caffeinated hot...

Co-founder, chairman emeritus, Ruiz Foods, 19182007

DINUBA, Calif. -- Louis Flores Ruiz, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Ruiz Foods Inc., Dinuba, Calif., died Sunday morning at his home in Dinuba. Ruiz Foods is the largest frozen Mexican food manufacturing company in the United States, the second largest Hispanic-owned manufacturing firm in the...

McDonald's and Starbucks introduce new java drinks, eye increased sales.
Company also welcomes new board member
Six-year vet to lead national sales
Coffee drinks, salads top list of 2006 foodservice trends
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.