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Curtis rose through ranks of family’s coffee equipment company

MONTEBELLO, Calif. -- Robert A. Curtis, chairman and CEO emeritus of The Wilbur Curtis Co., who propelled the company's growth beginning in the late 1940s, died June 24. Second in the fourth-generation lineage that built a leading coffee and tea brewing equipment manufacturer, Curtis “left an...

Drive-thru retailer also adds artisanal doughnuts

BROOMALL, Pa. -- Drive-thru convenience-store chain Swiss Farms has introduced Swiss Farms Coffee, a signature premium line of three coffee roasts: Swiss Signature Roast, Swiss Sunrise Roast and Swiss Decaf Signature Roast. Swiss Signature Roast is a rainforest alliance-certified dark roast with...

peanut butter and jelly world's record
Photo by W. Scott Mitchell

Which Wich special event supports Dallas food banks, veterans, schools, more

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Spread the word! During a special Which Wich Spreading Party at Winsight’s FARE Conference , held at the Gaylord Texan Resort near Dallas, more than 750 attendees broke the record of most peanut butter and jelly sandwiches made in one hour. (See video below.) The official count—...

Sheetz, Cheddar's Sratch Kitchen, Taco Bell and Yale Hospitality share strengths, struggles

Are convenience stores figuring out foodservice?

Appetizing food trends include charred everything, savory desserts, FARE speaker says
QSR rolling out new snack in partnership with Frito-Lay
A plea for better foods, a world record, food safety, statistics and more

Which ingredients are most important in wooing those customers?

Mindsets, behaviors changing as technology creates accessibility, awareness