Foodservice News & Trends

Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.

Remembering Lloyd Bottomley

Longtime service agent Lloyd Bottomley passed away on Dec. 27, 2014. He was 76 years old.

Full-Service Restaurants Should Focus on Menu and Atmosphere to Regain Momentum

It’s no secret that fast-casual concepts continue to take sales from other segments of the restaurant industry, including full-service restaurants.

Follett Updates Rep Network

Luigi Bormioli Promotes Kessler

Electrolux to Acquire Chinese Dishwasher Manufacturer

Deal for Veetsan expected to close in the first half of 2015. 

FOCUS Brands Promotes Cole and Guith

New president named for Cinnabon.

Golden Corral Promotes Trenary to CEO

Longtime executive replaces the retiring Fowler for the buffet chain.

Wastequip Introduces New Chief Commercial Officer

ABC Names Suppliers of the Year

Flitman Joins PFG as CEO

Former Univar executive assumes senior leadership position for the broadline distributor.

MEIKO Updates Its Management Team

Raines and Mason  get new roles for the manufacturer.