Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Retailer wants to be seen as a restaurant first

PITTSBURGH -- Grocer Giant Eagle Inc. has taken another step in positioning its convenience-store brand as a strong foodservice competitor. The Pittsburgh-based GetGo chain is trying out meal-delivery service Grubhub. GetGo began its partnership with Grubhub at one of its Pittsburgh locations last...


Protesters call for boycott of chain after incident

PHILADELPHIA -- Starbucks will close all its 8,000 company-owned U.S. stores the afternoon of May 29 to conduct a racial-bias education program after video of the arrest of two African-American customers went viral this past week. Dozens of activists protested inside a Philadelphia Starbucks, days...


CDC issues multistate alert

YUMA, Ariz. -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned foodservice operators not to serve chopped romaine lettuce from Yuma, Ariz., after determining the produce could be the cause of an E. coli outbreak that has now spread to 11 states. The CDC advises operators to check...

Dispensed drinks a growing opportunity across foodservice

The good, the bad and the roller grill

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C-store foodservice options are continuing to evolve beyond the roller grill or microwave. Today, more retailers are offering full-service foodservice programs, from pizza to fried chicken and beyond.
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Why QSRs are beating c-stores

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