Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Move part of the chain’s broader plan to certify all its coffee products

WAWA, Pa. -- By the end of March, all the espresso products brewed in Wawa Inc. convenience stores will be Rainforest Alliance Certified. This shift is part of the retailer's overarching goal to sustainably source all its coffee varieties within the next two years. The Rainforest Alliance is a...

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Refreshed products emphasize authenticity

DOUGLASSVILLE, Pa. -- GoodWest Industries LLC has relaunched a line of dispensed cold-brew beverages. The company, a national provider of premium dispensed iced coffees and other coffee products, has retooled its Java Creations line to be made with 100% Arabica cold-brew coffee. The slow- and cold-...

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Here are some ways to target the growing group of women heading to c-stores for foodservice.

Brought to you by Ruiz Foods. At convenience stores, everything has always been about the prototypical customer “Bubba.” But times are changing, and retailers are looking outside the 40- to 50-something male demographic to recruit younger shoppers as well as more women. Today, there are more women...

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