Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

New study reveals how millennial behavior is driving retail food trends

NEW YORK -- As convenience stores and supermarkets hustle to secure the visitation and loyalty of the coveted millennial consumer, new findings are emerging that show how shifts in the way this base uses foodservice is changing the game for retailers. In a company release, the Private Label...

Morning offerings to be included in National Coffee Day promotion

BROOMALL, Pa. -- Swiss Farms, the drive-thru convenience-store chain, is planning a rollout of new, freshly made breakfast sandwiches to debut on Sept. 29—National Coffee Day. Priced at $2.99, the sandwiches will debut at a special introductory price of $2 on National Coffee Day. Five sandwich...

Mobil gas stations in Florida install Pizza Touch ‘ATMs’

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Two Mobil-branded convenience stores/gas stations in Orlando and Lakeland, Fla., have rolled out pizza vending machines from Pizza Touch, an Italy-based company that offers pizza baked hot in two minutes. Pizza Touch pizzas are priced at $6; the machine takes cash, cards or coins...

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