Foodservice


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    Yesway debuts Allsup’s pepperoni pizza burrito

    The new addition to the retailer’s popular burrito line is now available at all of its c-stores that already sell the deep-fried favorites.

    By June 11, 2024
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    EG America to debut $5 meal deal

    The convenience retailer is beefing up its foodservice program with the new promotion, which will be available from mid-June through early September.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from C-Store Dive

    Top 5 stories from C-Store Dive 2023/2024

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  • A photo of a variety of Mexican-style food on a wooden table, including a variety of tacos, nacho chips with cheese and churros. A plastic drink cup says "Rusty Taco."
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    Good 2 Go grows partnership with Mexican QSR

    Rusty Taco will open its first seven shops in Colorado alongside the convenience store chain’s locations.

    By June 3, 2024
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    Love’s grows partnership with QSR chain Naf Naf

    After debuting the Middle Eastern cuisine restaurant in 2020, Love’s will have six locations across travel stops in five states by the end of this year.

    By May 28, 2024
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    Virginia c-store chain debuts foodservice program

    Schmitz rolled out Gastro High Octane Eats in one of its locations on May 20.

    By May 24, 2024
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    4 trends to watch in frozen treats

    Inflation has slowed unit sales among icy desserts, but there are pockets of the category still performing well and reasons for optimism, experts say.

    By Christine Blank • May 21, 2024
  • A photo of a pizza with shredded pork, bacon, onions and pickles against a white background. A hand is pulling one slice away from the pizza.
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    3 major c-store chains make foodservice updates

    GPM Investments is adding a famous hot dog brand to more than 450 stores, while Casey’s and 7-Eleven both updated their pizza lineups.

    By May 16, 2024
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    McLane debuts c-store innovation kitchen to test new products

    The full-scale replica of a convenience store aims to show how retail food operations can fit into various footprints and counter spaces.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Rutter’s launches new Mexican burritos

    The c-store retailer continues to beef up its food menu a year after launching its rotating LTO program.

    By May 1, 2024
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    Rutter’s expands private label beer line

    The convenience retailer has launched a citra IPA alongside a Philadelphia-based brewing company.

    By April 26, 2024
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    BP to debut new food items at TA, Thorntons and Ampm

    The London-based retailer revealed several programs it will launch across its U.S. c-store brands this year to target different regions.

    By April 15, 2024
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    Couche-Tard ends Circle K’s beverage subscription program

    Sip & Save, which launched in 2021, offered subscribers one free beverage a day for a monthly fee.

    By April 15, 2024
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    Rutter’s adds limited-time subs

    The three new options are the latest stage of the convenience retailer’s rotating menu program, which began a year ago.

    By April 12, 2024
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    How foodservice innovation dominated the c-store landscape in Q1

    From debuting in-house menus to expanding original offerings and QSRs, here are some of the top meal moves convenience retailers have made this year.

    By April 11, 2024
  • Hain Celestial's recently divested Thinsters brand.
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    Hain Celestial sells Thinsters cookie brand to Dippin’ Dots owner

    The divestiture to J&J Snack Foods for an undisclosed amount allows the organic and natural products giant to streamline its portfolio and reduce debt.

    By Christopher Doering • April 11, 2024
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    7-Eleven offering competitors free coffee this week

    The retailer’s latest promotion builds momentum for its modernized coffee program that launched last year.

    By April 10, 2024
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    Krispy Krunchy Chicken expands beyond c-stores, targets 700 openings in 2024

    The foodservice company is entering new markets and enhancing its menu after growing by nearly 500 units last year.

    By Julie Littman • April 9, 2024
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    4 hot c-store flavor trends for summer

    Sweet and spicy pairings, tropical fruits and international influences will see a surge as the weather heats up, experts say.

    By Christine Blank • April 9, 2024
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    Onvo launches inaugural hot foods program

    Food on the Fly features the retailer’s new Craveritos, bowls and sides, and offers meals across breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Tequila takeover: Casa Azul’s new CEO says natural ingredients drive the future of cocktails

    Dennis Carr, who took the reins of the agave-based soda brand last month, said drinkers are shifting to spirits because of their lower calorie count.

    By Chris Casey • April 4, 2024
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    TXB launches another slate of LTOs

    New items available at the Texas-based retailer include al pastor quesadillas, chicken and waffles and a Wafflewich Deluxe sandwich.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Florida c-store chain to test kitchen robots

    Re-Up convenience stores is planning to use AI-driven machines to help fry food, brew coffee and squeeze fresh juice.

    By April 3, 2024
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    Gas N Wash debuts new restaurant partnership

    The Chicago-area c-store retailer revealed the first of two adjacent Mickey’s Greek-style restaurants last week as it builds on its history of working with local QSRs.

    By March 29, 2024
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    Weigel’s to open 110K-square-foot food commissary

    The retailer has revealed plans for what will be its largest manufacturing facility to date less than a year after opening its biggest c-store.

    By March 20, 2024
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    7-Eleven taps former McDonald’s and Wendy’s exec to lead restaurant operations

    William Armstrong, who spent over a decade with both fast food brands, will spearhead the division that includes Laredo Taco Company and Raise the Roost Chicken & Biscuits.

    By March 18, 2024