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.

Frontline International Opens South American Sales Office

AHF Announces 2017 Award Winners

Unified Brands Promotes McNamara

The Middleby Corporation Acquires Sveba Dahlen Group


Commercial cooking and processing equipment manufacturer The Middleby Corporation has acquired Sweden-based Sveba Dahlen Group, an oven and baking equipment manufacturer. Svedba Dahlen Group’s brands include Sveba Dahlen, Glimek, and Bear Varimixer.


Feeding a Better College experience

Many factors contribute to the essential coming-of-age experience on college campuses, and over the past decade or two, dining has become an increasingly impactful part of that mix.

Trend: Generation Z—Today’s College Consumer

FE&S examines the explosive growth of Generation Z, the group primed to be the next big foodservice customer, possibly more so than Millennials. They continue to draw the attention of operators from all segments — and rightfully so. Many are already in college, with some younger  Gen Zers still prepping for higher education.

Kip Serfozo Points Out the Merits of a Temporary Kitchen

To help minimize business disruption during a foodservice remodel or even a new construction process for an existing organization, foodservice operators often opt to go with a temporary kitchen. Of course, doing so represents more than just a “drag-and-drop” proposition.

Villeroy & Boch Updates Sales Territories

Salsarita’s Names Ken Green President and COO

Kleckner Named VP of Operations for Disruptive Restaurant Group

Brennan Named COO for CKE