Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Voters ‘speak up’ as their cups runneth over

Emphasizing quality and freshness can boost sales

Brought to you by Land Mark Products. It’s a great day to be a growth-minded convenience store! Busy consumers want one-stop shopping, and c-stores—by ramping up food offerings—are successfully facing off against fast-food chains. In fact, more than three-quarters of consumers who visit c-stores...

Adding more fresh options can capture today’s convenience-store consumer boosting foot traffic and sales of other items.

Brought to you by Van’s Kitchen. There’s a sure-fire way to boost food sales to capture today’s convenience-store consumer. And it can be summed up in one word: Fresh. Some 56% of consumers overall and 67% of millennials say c-stores are just as capable as restaurants at offering fresh food and...

Promotes free meals, car washes for vets and active military personnel
After c-store introduction, snack maker rolls out ‘inside-out nacho’ snack in supermarkets nationwide

Specials and freebies lure sandwich lovers in the door

Convenience-store operators are among those who can do more to appeal to Hispanics—who are already heavy c-store users, often visiting them daily, or at least several times a week.
Convenience brand to offer fresh baked goods in 12 stores
Trends and flavors that are clicking with consumers today
Consumers say the taste of healthy fare has improved