Hot Doggin’

Travelin’ Dog Inc. enters the c-store market with YiPPEE STiCKS and YiPPEE BiTES. Whether it’s a quick trip to the convenience store or a seven-day vacation, millions of dogs are hitting the streets with their owners every day. To keep those dogs and their owners happy Travelin’ Dog Inc. offers two types of premium, individually

Frosty Profits

Gold Medal Products’ Sno Master Sno-Kone Machine features a new design that fixes the ice hopper directly to the motor. This gives the shaver head more stability, so it does not twist or bend. The unit also features hinged doors, a lighted cabinet and bold, attention getting graphics. The footprint of the Sno Masteris 15″

Cases Closed

  Federal Industries new refrigerated cases come in two different styles that can be used to stand alone or for continuous lineup. The first style, High Volume Maxi Case, features lift-up, tempered thermopane straight front glass with the added benefit of high visibility for deli, seafood and fish and red-meat products. The second model, Curved

Hot Commodity

The new Alto-Shaam 3-shelf merchandiser incorporates heated glass technology to provide three evenly heated display surfaces. Packaged foods are held at safe temperatures to offer quality holding on each of the three independently controlled shelves. Low-wattage fluorescent lighting at the top of each shelf enhances the display while the glass shelves provide the low power

Beer Brats

Sara Lee Foodservice has introduced its Hillshire Farm Miller High Life Beer Brats made with real Miller High Life beer for grilling enthusiastic c-store customers. The first nationally distributed bratwurst of its kind, the premium sausage product leverages two powerful brands—delivering value that will allow operators to increase margins. Cooking bratwurst in beer is a

Campbell’s Celebrates Grand Opening

Campbell Soup Company kicked off the grand opening celebration of its Campbell Employee Center, an 80,000-square foot addition to the company’s World Headquarters, earlier this month. Against the backdrop of a glass entrance complete with a signature red wall and iconic “Campbell’s” logo, Campbell Soup Company executives, along with hundreds of community members and state

Become Energy Efficient

Emerson has recently introduced a new line of case controls that are capable of controlling compressors, defrosters, case fans and lighting, as well as optional communications with Emerson’s E2 Facility Management System. The new case controllers utilize the same compact design as many European-styled controls and feature localized programming capabilities and displays that make it

Sweetening Candy Sales

 Americans’ love affair with chocolate will never end. That said, sales of non-chocolate candy and gum are rising steadily, fueled by the economy and the search for innovative, flavorful new products. “Yes, people are right in calling this a strong category,” said Bill Singer, a principal in Singer’s Chevron Inc. in Walla Walla, Wash. “When

Chris Leader Joins Hoshizaki America

Hoshizaki America Inc. has welcomed a new Chief Operating Officer, Christopher R. Leader. In this position, Leader will have total company-wide responsibility for Hoshizaki America Inc. Leader is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and the University of Michigan with an MBA from the Ross

Chicken’s Popularity Continues to Grow

Chicken’s economical price and inherent flexibility gives convenience store retailers a myriad of opportunities for growing their foodservice business without sacrificing quality and value. However, deciding whether your stores’ best interests are better served by a branded or proprietary chicken program requires an understanding of the benefits and drawbacks each model offers, said consultant John

Creating Supply Chain Efficiencies

Getting products to stores more efficiently is now a major focus for all major retailers and distributors. Better distribution means lower costs and higher margins—both items high on c-store owners’ agendas these days—when customers are clutching their wallets more tightly than they have in years. “There are two ways to make money: increase prices or

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