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Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster is the assistant editor at Restaurant Business/FoodService Director, specializing in legislation, labor and human resources. Prior to joining Restaurant Business, she interned for the Washington Monthly, The Riveter and The German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Alaina studied magazine journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism and currently lives in Chicago. She never backs down from a triple-dog-dare to try eccentric foods.

Articles by
Alaina Lancaster

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Foodservice

Vegan in the C-Store

5 menu additions that cater to a nonmeat diet

Foodservice

3 Trends Elevating C-Store Foodservice

Consumers are seeking foods that are premium, clean and snackable

New retail brand, Alltown Fresh, embraces a ‘boutique grocery’ atmosphere and product offer

CSP weighs the potential and the risk of a high-stakes new category

Balancing consumer expectations

Retailers balance novelty with practicality in 2019

Merger will increase the company’s national presence

Eat Brighter program reportedly helps increase sales of fruits and vegetables

Retailer betting on off-premise and health-forward movements

Move represents a deeper dive into connected equipment

Check out the menu lineup for the Momofuku chef’s take on a c-store

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