Warming Up to Soup Sales

This is Foodservice 101: when the weather turns cold, consumers want warmth—often in the form of soups and hot convenience foods. Giving your consumers what they want is Convenience Store Success 101. Putting hot soups and other ready-to-go items on the menu this the fall only makes sense, and isn’t all that hard to do.

7-Eleven Adds APW Wyott Roller Grills

7-Eleven is adding new roller grills by Standex International Corp. Food Service Equipment Group’s APW Wyott brand. Equipment shipments are expected to commence in the fourth quarter of calendar 2010. 7-Eleven operates, franchises or licenses more than 8,200 7-Eleven stores in North America and, globally, approximately 38,500 stores in 16 countries. “Our selection as an

Meeting the Demand for Fresh Foods

Rx for Dinner   Walgreen’s drug chain recently announced that it will test market chilled foods at a dozen of its 7,500 stores this fall to determine if busy consumers are willing to stop at a drug store for a grab-and-go lunch or dinner. While full details of the test have not been made public,

Building a Proprietary Food Program

Ingredients for Success   The answer to the question, “How can c-store operators develop proprietary foodservice programs?” is, according to consultant Dan Bendall, founder and president of FoodStrategy Inc. in Rockville, Md., the same as what he would tell any would-be restaurateur. “You need the following ingredients to be successful, not just serve food.” They

Hunt Brothers® Pizza

Hunt Brothers® Pizza will be present at NACS October 6-8 With more than 6,000 locations in 28 states, Hunt Brothers® Pizza is the nation’s largest brand of made-to-order pizza in the convenience store industry. Family owned and operated for over 40 years, the company provides direct store delivery with all of the food products, marketing

Recipes That Break Boundaries

Giving customers the traditional pizza classics they have come to love and the unique flavors they desire is made easy with Tyson Food Service’s Bonici Brand Recipe Collection, Volume 2. The new collection features trend-based recipes that operators can leverage to make their store an anticipated destination—not only expanding their menus, but also offering ideas

Simply Caramel

Caramel lovers rejoice. Mars Chocolate North America has introduced Milky Way brand Simply Caramel Bar, which provides caramel fanatics with more of what they crave about Milky Way Bar: the brand’s famous, rich, creamy caramel. The indulgent Milky Way Simply Caramel Bar, a decadent blend of caramel covered completely in Mars’ real milk chocolate, is

Cookie Carnival

Otis Spunkmeyer launches its limited-time Holiday Carnival cookie dough, loaded with brightly colored red and green coated chocolate candies. Holiday Carnival cookie dough offers bakery fresh taste and appeal and preportioned cookie dough saves time and labor—no thawing, scooping or mixing. Grab attention and drive additional cookie sales all season long with free point-of-sale kits

Sweet Surrenders

  Broaster Recipe now offers two delightful selections that provide the ideal finish to any meal. The companys new Fried Mini Cheesecakes, packed in two easy-to-handle 4-pound bags per case, are warm and crunchy on the outside and cool and creamy on the inside. With a cook time of just 60 to 90 seconds at

Tornado of Taste

Ruiz introduces an El Monterey “Meat Lovers” dream with the Supreme Omelet Tornado. The El Monterey Tornados continue to satisfy the consumer’s desire for delicious hot-to-go’ foods that are perfect for any meal or snack. The Supreme Omelet Tornado is the newest addition to the breakfast Tornado flavors and includes egg, sausage, bacon, ham and

Morning Menu

There are many ways to include grab-n-go options for breakfast foods at your c-store. Brakebush combines delicious chicken with popular breakfast tastes—like sausage, bacon and potato—to give breakfast menus more get up and go. Brakebushs Morning Menu line includes five distinctive round-shaped patties and five hoagie-shaped patties which can be handheld or served as a

Sweet Dreams

C-store operators can improve their dairy selections if they choose to include New Blue Bunny Carb Freedom Yogurt to their frozen foods section. New Blue Bunny Carb Freedom Yogurt is a way for carb counters to reap the nutritional benefits of yogurt while watching their waste lines. Carb Freedom’s four flavors—Strawberry, Raspberry, Peach and Vanilla

Feel the Squeeze

Made with real fruit to retain all of the fiber and nutrients nature intended, Jolly Llama Real Whole Fruit Sorbet Squeezups are a convenient, great-tasting frozen treat. The family-friendly Sorbet Squeezups are all-natural, gluten-free, dairy-free and fat-free, and are sweetened with pure cane sugar and fortified with vitamins A and C, as well as fiber.

7-Eleven’s Debuts New Chocolate-Covered Donuts

Joe Hermes, senior fresh foods director for baked goods at 7-Eleven tastes one of the new donuts. Joe Hermes, 7-Eleven Inc. senior fresh foods director for baked goods, has sweet memories of the German bakery just blocks away from his grandparents’ home in Louisville, Ky.  His favorite bakery treat?  Donuts with chocolate icing.  7-Eleven stores

Portion-Control Preserves

Smucker’s offers a full line of distinctive portion-control products, and the opportunity to add comfort and value to any foodservice operation by displaying America’s most trusted brand of jams, jellies and preserves. customers crave comfort food in times of economic recession—food that reminds them of a simpler time and fills a psychological need for emotional

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