Foodservice: Page 2


  • A screenshot of Dandy's website showing its new waffle sandwiches.
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    Dandy adds waffle sandwiches to LTO menu

    The sandwiches include various breakfast and lunch options in between a maple waffle bun and exemplify the shift toward bigger, bolder flavors happening at c-stores.

    By March 8, 2024
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    Casey’s adds new sandwich line

    The collection, which includes two chicken sandwiches, a burger and a breaded pork sandwich, is merchandised in warmers as grab-and-go options.

    By March 5, 2024
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    Twice Daily expands made-to-order menu

    The retailer has added wraps to its custom foodservice program, which expanded to all 200-plus locations last year.

    By March 5, 2024
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    Whole Foods to open urban c-store brand

    Whole Foods Market Daily Shop will offer groceries, grab-and-go items and made-to-order food in a format that’s around a quarter the size of the retailer’s legacy stores.

    By Peyton Bigora • March 4, 2024
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    Del Monte Foods to close 2 plants amid a ‘reset in consumer behavior’

    The fruit, vegetable and broth manufacturer said it will start winding down operations at the Washington and Wisconsin facilities starting in April. More than 200 employees will be impacted.

    By Christopher Doering • March 1, 2024
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    How c-stores can rival or beat QSRs on value

    As U.S. consumers continue to guard their wallets, c-store chains like TXB and Jacksons are using loyalty programs, promotions and other tools to stand out.

    By Christine Blank • Feb. 27, 2024
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    Texas travel center chain forms franchise deal with Bojangles

    The fried chicken restaurant group will bring its Southern-inspired offerings to five of Roadster’s locations in the Lone Star State.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    National Convenience Distributors names new VP of foodservice

    Patrick Dillon will lead NCD’s many foodservice-focused programs, which span hot foods, coffee, private label, frozen beverages and more.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    Diageo steers Captain Morgan further into RTD space with cocktail launch

    The spiced rum brand is introducing its first malt-based beverage item as it seeks a greater presence in the growing canned spirits space.

    By Chris Casey • Feb. 26, 2024
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    Global Partners taps former Kum & Go foodservice executive

    Jac Moskalik has been named vice president of culinary services and innovation for the East Coast c-store retailer, effective Feb. 22.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Temp-Stop c-stores adding Huddle House restaurants

    The Missouri-based convenience retailer plans to add the sit-down restaurant concept to its stores in Sedalia and Lee’s Summit.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    By Maggie Paulk • Feb. 20, 2024
  • A promotional image of four LTOs and a souvenir cup sold at Circle Ks in connection with a movie.
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    Circle K rolls out 4 LTOs in movie tie-in

    Two new “Godzilla x Kong”-themed Froster flavors along with a breakfast sandwich and candy bar will be in stores March 6 through May 3.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    TXB expands menu for a limited time

    Three new Lent-friendly items, only available until April 2, are the latest way the Texas-based retailer is augmenting its made-to-order program.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    7-Eleven boosts private label offering with Valentine’s Day items

    The retailer is debuting new limited-time candy and baked goods as part of a goal to add more than 200 store brand items this year.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Top Kum & Go foodservice executive departs

    Jac Moskalik’s exit comes as Maverik begins to rebrand Kum & Go’s stores and remove its fresh food and mobile ordering programs.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Coke adds first new permanent flavor in several years with Spiced

    The beverage giant is also introducing a limited-time beverage under its Creations platform called Happy Tears Zero Sugar, which contains salt and mineral flavors.

    By Christopher Doering , Peter Adams • Feb. 8, 2024
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    Middleby boosts baking business with latest acquisition

    The kitchen equipment company adds an array of tunnel ovens, conveyor systems and other baking products to its lineup by acquiring Germany’s GBT GmbH.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    4 coffee trends for c-stores to watch

    Whether through new flavors, expanding creamer offerings or including more cold options, there are many ways for retailers to grow their java business throughout the day, experts say.

    By Christine Blank • Feb. 6, 2024
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    TXB grows foodservice programs in Texas

    The c-store retailer is bringing more made-to-order, private label and QSR options to about 10 locations in the Lone Star State.

    By Feb. 6, 2024
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    MAPCO adds Noble Roman’s to 17 sites

    The c-store chain has added the pizza QSR to 17 locations across three states, and plans to add it to 13 more sites in the near future.

    By Feb. 5, 2024
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    Fueling Up: To truly compete with restaurants, c-stores need to ‘break boundaries’

    Narrowing the gap with restaurants is top of mind for many c-store retailers. Achieving it requires stepping outside of convenience retail’s comfort zone, one expert says.

    By Jan. 31, 2024
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    Arko rolling out $5 pizza for loyalty members

    The c-store retailer is bringing the 24-ounce frozen pizzas to over 1,000 stores and plans to offer combination deals with Pepsi products.

    By Jan. 31, 2024
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    Love’s outlines plans for up to 25 new stores

    The company also shared plans for existing site refreshes, upgrades to foodservice and private label offerings, and an increase in RV hookups and truck service facilities.

    By Jan. 26, 2024
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    Maverik nixes Kum & Go’s fresh food and mobile ordering programs

    As the Salt Lake City-based retailer continues its rebranding efforts, it has made significant changes to Kum & Go’s foodservice operations, a spokesperson confirmed.

    By Jan. 25, 2024