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.

Private Equity Firms Scoop Up A Controlling Stake in Rita’s Italian Ice

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Reorganizes and Forms Capital Group

In preparation for domestic and international expansion, Dickey’s appoints new President and CEOs

Imperial Brown Acquires Artic Temp

Deal gives walk-in manufacturer Imperial Brown manufacturing operations in the central U.S.

Overall Traffic at U.S. Restaurants Will Remain Flat in 2017, per NPD

Traffic increases at QSRs will offset declines among full-service restaurants

DRH Spins Off Bagger Dave’s

Seventeen Trends for '17

Significant game-changers offer exciting opportunities.

Trend: Plant-Based and Vegan

It’s that time of year when many people look to improve their diets and health. Chefs, restaurants and foodservice operators often turn to plant-based and even vegan meals and concepts to further that mission and also ease up their impact on the environment.

Brosius to Lead the Careers Through Culinary Arts Program

Carts of Colorado Names New President

Crushed Red Prepares for National Growth

Jackson Warewashing to Update Its Distribution Network