Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Adds MTO offer to Cravin’s Kitchen as it rebrands store interiors

VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Convenience-store retailer Family Express has unveiled its new hot foodservice offering, Cravin’s Kitchen. The concept features made-to-order breakfast sandwiches and an upscale, customizable, made-to-order pizza offering. Cravin’s Kitchen will allow a customer to place an order...

Foundational data on the prepared-foods opportunity

ATLANTA -- The deluge of data on convenience-store foodservice is unceasing, as was evident in the 2016 NACS Show education session “Prospering in Foodservice,” led by Technomic President Darren Tristano and Associate Principal Donna Hood Crecca. But a few core statistics are crucial to...

Brands team up to roll out new novelty chicken snack

ADDISON, Ill. -- In the latest example of food and snack mashups , Mistica Foods LLC, a protein processing and food innovation company, has signed a licensing partnership with The Kellogg Co. to launch ready-to-heat chicken breast bites coated with a breading made with Cheez-It brand crackers...

A closer dive into the 2016 Healthy Eating Consumer Trend Report exposes five health concerns that are growing among consumers. 

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