Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Independent South Texas retailer thrives with handmade breakfast tacos

SEGUIN, Texas -- Larry Gerosa runs two Jud's Food Stores just outside of San Antonio, and foodservice is what he does best. Both stores offer handmade breakfast tacos in countless varieties, stuffed with fresh ingredients such as eggs, chorizo and pico de gallo. The Seguin store, a travel center...

Symposium stresses high-end coffee, strength despite sagging economy

MINNEAPOLIS – Convenience store operators can be good Samaritans and boost their bottom lines, all while increasing their legitimacy as a foodservice destination, just by selling high-end coffee. Andrew Hetzel, director of Kamuela, Hawaii-based Cafemakers, a coffee-industry consultancy, told...

Foodservice equipment firm had deal with Manitowoc Co.

GLENVIEW, Ill. -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) said it has reached an agreement with the Enodis plc board on the terms of a recommended offer $2.1 billion cash and assumption of debt to purchase the commercial foodservice equipment maker. The deal follows the announcement in mid-April that...

Newly opened Power Mart sends upscale jolt to conventional format
Wawa Inc. is expanding its pilot for a new service that allows customers to pre-order food through text messages or online, according to QSR magazine.
CSP announces Foodservice at Retail Expo media partners
True Blue Coffee Roasters providing beans for c-store's enhanced offering.
Wawa raising coffee prices because of higher fuel costs
Exec was in charge of Quickstuff c-stores for Jack in the Box
Kwik Trip opening two Kwik Stars in Charles City, Iowa