Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Hard-to-find Huehuetenango joins retailer's gourmet coffee offering

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. -- Huehuetenango, a rare coffee from Guatemala famous for its crisp taste and fruity, floral finish, will be available at all Quick Chek stores until April 18, 2008, the convenience retailer said. "Coffee connoisseurs know way too well that this top-end, premium coffee is...

Technomic reports detail consumption trends

CHICAGO -- New research from foodservice consultancy Technomic has found that nearly everyone enjoys burgers from time to time. In a recent survey of 1,200 U.S. consumers, a large majority (85%) said they eat burgers once a month or more; only 6% say they never eat burgers. These and numerous other...

Foodservice vet will be marketing EVP

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- John Fontana, CEO of Hot Stuff Foods, has announced the appointment of Neal Hollingsworth to the position of executive vice president of marketing. In this position, Neal will be responsible for driving the development of the Hot Stuff Pizza and Smash Hits Deli brands, along...

Wholesaler association forms strategic partnership for CSP foodservice expo
Quick Chek brew now official coffee of N.J. hockey team
Earnhart + Friends deal will allow retailer to focus on foodservice
Fast-feeders expanding breakfast offerings to satisfy time-starved workers
Chicken QSR opens in Love's new Iowa travel plaza.
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Papa John's running pizza text-ordering promo for football fans.