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.

New and Green on the Market…

FES1103TrendsCurvewareStackable flatware racks allow operators to wash more spoons, forks and knives compared to traditional baskets in a single cycle. By washing more utensils in a single cycle, foodservice operators are able to reduce water and energy costs.
FES1103TrendsVerTerra6It's not wood, it's not bamboo — it's leaves. Eco-friendly biodegradable/compostable disposable dishware and utensils are made from collected, fallen leaves that are pressed to create durable products that are said to compost in two months, less than the six required by national standards. Customers buying the product include caterers, hotels, restaurants, stadiums, zoos, aquariums, racetracks and other events-based users.

Edlund Promotes Ferra

FE&S Names 2011 Class of Top Achievers

FE&S' 2011 Top Achiever Awards recognize the best and the brightest from the foodservice dealer, consultant, rep and service agent ranks.</>

NAFEM Welcomes Trio of New Board Members

Three foodservice professionals assumed their new positions on the NAFEM Board of Directors.

Hughes Joins Carlisle FoodService Sales Team

Foodservice industry veteran Tiffany Hughes has become aprt of the Carlisle sales team.

Carrols to Divide Business Into Two Parts

Teaming up with Technology

Learn how a Canadian foodservice project leveraged a variety of energy-saving and waste-reducing technologies to earn LEED status.

FE&S Announces Dealer of the Year and Hall of Fame Awards

FE&S will honor the Dealer of the Year and Hall of Fame Award winners during its Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Dinner on May 21, 2011.

FE&S Fields Distribution Giants Study

Foodservice equipment and supplies dealers are invited to participate in Foodservice Equipment & Supplies' annual Distribution Giants Study.

NRA Names 2011 KI Recipients

The independently judged new product showcase will highlight innovative foodservice technologies.

Phillips to Head T.G.I. Friday's Company Owned Stores

Long-time Carlson executive assumes domestic leadership role for T.G.I. Friday's.