Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Susser Holdings converting former Town & Country sites to Mexican-food offer

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- In the less than 10 years since Susser Holdings Corp. introduced its Laredo Taco Co. foodservice offering, restaurant contributions to the company's gross profits has risen from less than 2% to more than 17%, and that's for a concept that currently is in only 294 of the...

Adding Dr Pepper to fountains at all of its U.S. restaurants; Coke still core

PLANO, Texas -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. said it has reached a multi-year agreement with McDonald's USA that will expand availability of Dr Pepper and Diet Dr Pepper in the quick-serve restaurant chain's U.S. locations. McDonald's will replace Coca-Cola's Pibb Xtra with Dr Pepper at all of its...

College foodservice group honors UC Riverside c-store for marketing, merchandising

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Grilled peanut butter sandwiches and a biweekly farmer's market earned Scotty's Convenience Store & Grill at the University of California Riverside the 2009 "Best in the Business" award for excellence in marketing and merchandising from the National Association of College...

Unveils modular restaurant that cuts development, insurance, equipment costs
CSP's Coffee Bar Summit highlights trends, ways to build java offerings.
Tesco feeling pain of U.S. economic woes
First new burger since Big N' Tasty to roll out nationwide by August.
Kitchens of Sara Lee will develop, test new products with faster speed to market
Blumenthal: "Sell foodservice as if your life depends on it, because it does".
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