Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Bacon made with contaminated corn is the culprit

LEWISVILLE, Texas -- Prime Deli Corp., a supplier of prepackaged salads and sandwiches for 7-Eleven Inc., is among the companies that have recalled nearly 3,000 pounds of ready-to-eat salad. The Prime Deli items contain bacon products made with a corn ingredient that might be contaminated with...

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What is the first and main question a regional or national c-store operator should ask of its service provider?

Brought to you by BUNN. Greg Fisher, senior vice president for service and parts sales for BUNN, a service provider for various industries, says that when convenience store retailers are choosing a well-qualified service provider, they should keep a few things in mind: They should consider that the...

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The venture expands the company’s reach in the sandwich and entree categories

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Hearthside Food Solutions has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Greencore USA, a producer of refrigerated sandwiches , entrees and salad kits. The more than $1 billion deal expands the contract manufacturer’s reach in the fresh-made foods category. Greencore USA is the...

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Convenience-store shopper demographics are changing—and they’re no longer limited to “Bubba”—male, blue-collar consumers.

Bite-sized strategies for leveling up foodservice offerings

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Contribution is part of manufacturer's pledge to donate $50 million to fight hunger in the U.S. .
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This c-store chain saw the largest uplift in foot traffic on the holiday, GasBuddy says
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Spoiler alert: It’s not the typical Bubba

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Spoiler Alert: It’s not the typical Bubba .
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Douglass Distributing transformed a Burger King and its playground into two new concepts