Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Self-service technology launched in 26 MinitMart locations

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Nittany Oil, parent of Nittany MinitMart, is now employing Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Express Ordering foodservice kiosks in all of its 26 convenience stores. In addition, Nittany has upped its investment in Gilbarco’s Passport point-of-sale (POS) system in order to optimize...

Subway added Honest Kids juice drinks to its Fresh Fit for Kids menu lineup

BETHESDA, Md. -- Subway has bolstered its health-focused Fresh Fit for Kids’ Meal menu with the addition of Honest Kids juice drinks. The Fresh Fit menu now features Honest Kids Super Fruit Punch, available in 6-ounce juice boxes. “We’re thrilled to have Honest Kids join the Subway Fresh Fit for...

What coffee customers expect from you

Brought to you by Bunn-O-Matic. Coffee has come a long way over the years, especially in the convenience-store setting. Customers once expected to be hit with the smell of burnt coffee coming through the door. They’d pour themselves a Styrofoam cup of day-old Joe from a bulky pot and ingest it for...

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Deal will strengthen company’s focus on fully cooked food products
Swiss Farms is pairing free coffee with any of its new breakfast sandwiches for $2.99.
Technology helps improve product mix, reduce waste
Distributor's successful artisan pizza program contributed to recognition.