Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Available for $2.99 in 36 stores offering touchscreen ordering

YORK, Pa. -- Rutter's Farm Stores has announced that it is launching a $2.99 kids meal. Now available in 36 Rutter's convenience stores that offer touchscreen ordering, the kids meal features a choice of a grilled cheese sandwich, four-piece chicken nuggets or regular hot dog, the company said. The...

Baristas to grind beans for each new pot to restore "romance and theatre" to Starbucks

SEATTLE -- Starbucks Corp. plans to change the way it grinds and brews coffee as it tries to reinvigorate what it calls the "Starbucks experience," reported The Wall Street Journal . Instead of grinding coffee only in the morning, baristas will grind beans each time they brew a new pot. Timers will...

Program flies into c-stores, delis, food marts in seven states

JONESVILLE, La. -- Krispy Krunchy Foods has announced the addition of 10 new locations to its branded chicken program at Jaxby's in Riverdale, Ga.; Karl's Superette in Auburn, Ga.; Ramey's Food Mart in Waynesboro, Miss.; Six Kids Super Deli in Pensacola, Fla.; Village Station in Sunrise Beach, Mo...

Introduces grab-and-go food, flatbreads, cold tea infusions
Retailers, other operators add branded chicken program
Operators praise CSP's Foodservice at Retail Expo (FARE) '09.
Opens third store in southeastern Pennsylvania community
Iconic guide releases 2009 Fast-Food Survey results
Rutter's announces outstanding team members.
Canada, U.S. faring better than other countries surveyed by NPD