Foodservice category news for the convenience-store retail industry

Performance Food Group Cuts Nearly a Quarter of Its Workforce

Company has furloughed or eliminated 3,500 positions


Forecasting the Foodservice Industry After COVID-19

Exploring the trends that will affect c-stores and other establishments for the next several years

Successful c-store operators are adopting smart strategies to maintain food safety and are investing in new technology designed to increase efficiencies and improve practices.

It’s no surprise that when asked what food they want from restaurants during the coronavirus crisis, 63% of consumers chose pizza.

Although restaurants have halted dine-in services, many chains at travel centers are still offering meals

Convenience retailers who want to attract more consumers under the age of 35 should pay extra attention to three key factors in their foodservice offerings.

Consumer demands for flavor innovation have resulted in a variety of international dishes emerging on c-store menus

Plant-based/vegan foods, global flavor, breakfast innovation and indulgence are absorbing the attention of today’s consumers

Retailers are increasingly implementing all-day breakfast and adding new healthy and indulgent products to their menus to boost the morning daypart

Plant-based items captivated the attention of consumers in 2019, whether seen in vegan energy bars, almond milks or veggie-based snacks.

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