Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Retailer taking tacos beyond Texas and rolling out doughnuts, coffee to new state

HOUSTON – Along with increased merchandise convenience-store sales and merchandise margins, Sunoco LP is continuing the expansion of its Laredo Taco Company proprietary foodservice offering, said Bob Owens, president and CEO, during the company’s first-quarter 2016 earnings call May 5. He also...

Doughnut, coffee chain joining other big java, food brands in investment firm’s portfolio

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. and JAB Beech Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which JAB Beech will acquire Krispy Kreme for $21 per share in cash, or approximately $1.35 billion. JAB Holding, parent company of JAB Beech, is a Germany-based privately...

Want a definitive answer on your most annoying foodservice metric? We’ll give it to you—but you might not like it

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Get 80 convenience-store foodservice professionals in a room and the discussion will eventually lead to spoilage—the right amount of product you can expect will end up in the trash. It fell to industry veteran Jerry Weiner, former vice president of foodservice at Rutter’s Farm...

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Convenience-store chain partners with FreshOne for grab and go
Agency ‘has done a disservice to convenience stores,' says NACS.
Retailers feed off of consumer preference for freshly made food options
Kwik Trip’s healthy strategy paying off, putting the lie to a punchline