CSP Magazine

August 2011 Back Rumor

BR hears J.F. met the pope in Rome. BR wonders if the pope will ever be the same.

D.W.—just send the cleaning bill to M.K. Didn’t you know that spilling food all over your pants is how CSP initiates our special new guests?

Chewable ice is such a draw in Circle K’s Arizona region that stores are having trouble keeping it in stock. Hey Honey Bun, wishing you and Beth decades of wedded bliss!

 BR hears Good to Go is doing some kickbacks in Maryland.

Watch for a new iced-coffee program from an unusual suspect in 2012.

BR hears D.R.’s daughter is following in her parents’ footprints … straight to West Point!

S.H., we think you’re hot too.

B.C., congrats on Staples and Google! Only at FARE do you hear Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin in the Food Pavilion. Food people are pretty rockin’. Is a Midwest chain very close to a sale?

S.P.: Wisconsin friends are calling, dontcha know? Are food trucks on the road to passé in California? Congrats on the iPad, Tom T. We hope you bought some scratch-offs that day! Nene: Hear there are more amazing cakes in your future. Keep making memories!

BR looks forward to Boyd’s debut in Canada! Don’t be surprised to see J.V. give a hug to a bowl of soup. Buying back your own composting? Who knew?

BR hears D.W. will walks across hot coals to get her favorite drink. J.B., congrats on your new big-time gig!

Rumor has it the S&D Coffee ladies will be appearing on “America’s Got Talent.”

BR wishes a speedy recovery to Joe Hermes of 7-Eleven!

K.H.’s advice on popular snacks: “jam anything onto a stick.”

BR is anxiously waiting to hear how that black-bean burger performs in the Northeast. M.M., be sure to tell your brother Mark he got a shout-out from the stage at FARE!

T.J.: Who needs a hobby? Just enjoy the sipping.

BR heard “rotisserie chicken” as a hot item at least three times in the FARE Food Pavilion. 

Members help make our journalism possible. Become a CSP member today and unlock exclusive benefits, including unlimited access to all of our content. Sign up here.

Want breaking news at your fingertips?

Get today’s need-to-know convenience industry intelligence. Sign up to receive texts from CSP on news and insights that matter to your brand.


More from our partners