Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Freegans turn dumpster diving into political statement

NEW YORK -- Dinner shared by a group of friends at a well-appointed Greenwich Village apartment featured eggplant Parmesan with a salad of mixed greens and avocado dressing. The guests already had snacked on hors d'oeuvres of smoked mozzarella and crackers. Not bad considering the diners find their...

Business model allows for producing cups in smaller quantities

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Answering the call of small foodservice operators for custom printed disposable cups with reasonable minimum quantities, is being launched by Mike Allen, formerly of International Paper's Foodservice business. The website, ,will debut Jan. 1,...

QSRs tinker with value menus

MIAMI -- After raising prices with premium products like salads and oversized sandwiches, fast feeders are finding that customers still want the deals promised by value meals, reported Nation's Restaurant News. Chains such as McDonald's, Wendy's and Taco Bell have national value menus, which...

Technomic reports on children's menus.
Fresh Fruit. That's what consumers who are looking for tasty, nutritious menu options will soon find at Wendy's Restaurants. .
Big supermarket chains add entire prepared meals
Retailer unveils monster-sized sandwich, promotion
WSJ report analyzes trends in the supermarket industry
Company named among fastest growing in country
Dunkin' Brands converting sandwich shops to Dunkin' Delis.