Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Demographic increasingly influences foodservice as spending power and restaurant visits rise

CHICAGO -- Latinos currently comprise 17% of the total U.S. population, and the Latino population and its spending power are on the rise. With greater incomes, Latinos are visiting restaurants more often and broadening the types of restaurants they visit compared to two years ago, according to...

Restaurant chain to adopt wide-ranging animal-welfare practices

MILFORD, Conn. -- Quick-service sandwich giant Subway plans to implement several policies that speak to humane treatment of chicken raised for meat across their supply chain in the United States. Subway has committed to cementing the following policies by 2024: To source only chicken breeds that...

Not everyone is thrilled about moving the compliance date back one year

Rewards members will receive every seventh drink free
Convenience-store, restaurant associations react to regulation deadline extension

Consumers reveal which recent LTOs at leading limited-service restaurant chains sound the most craveable

Lag in enforcement could buy more time for changes
As convenience-store retailers fight the never-ending battle to win the cold-vault competition, it can be beneficial to keep a well-known aphorism in mind: Fortune favors the bold.

Latest findings on chicken, turkey reveal shifting consumer preferences

Strategic merger prioritizes protein-focused foodservice portfolios