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.

ASBPE Recognizes FE&S in Five Award Categories

Nominations reflect standard of excellence in publishing.

Millennial Dining Needs Differ

Millennials (ages 19-34) communicate differently, are self-expressive, confident, liberal, upbeat, and open to change, but marketing to them continues to pose challenges, according to Technomic.

Kids’ Meals Decline, NPD Reports

Restaurant visits that included a kid's meal with a toy declined by 6 percent last year, The NPD Group reported.

Concept Closeup: Fresa’s Chicken Al Carbon

Created by Larry McGuire and Tom Moorman, this new Austin, Texas-based concept is named after the Spanish word for strawberry. Fresa's Chicken al Carbon features drive-thru or walk-up take-out service only for its Mexican-inspired, locally pasture-raised chicken, slow-grilled over hardwood charcoal.

Camp Corral

To honor disabled American veterans restaurant chain Golden Corral developed Camp Corral.

Canadian Operators to Get Environmental Resource

NRA and CRFA partner to bring Conserve tool to Canada this fall.

T&S Brass Opens Hands-On Training Facility

Facility will service foodservice operators, consultants, sales reps and others. 

FWE Adds Tennessee Location

Expands manufacturing capabilities in the process.

Watlow Relocates Mexican Manufacturing Facility

Moved closer to transportation infrastructure.

This Week in Foodservice: The Bottom Line on Satisfaction

Measuring consumer satisfaction can be rather tricky. In fact, what consumers say on surveys and what they do with their disposable income can be two very different things.

AllPoints Adds Western Regional Manager

Foodservice equipment and supplies industry veteran Affani joins AllPoints.