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.

Nyco Names First New President Since 1988

nycojohn WunderlichJohn WunderlicJohn Wunderlich was named president of Nyco Products Company, a Countryside, Ill.-based manufacturer of cleaning products for the foodservice industry. He replaces Robert Stahurski Jr., who held the position since 1988.

Electrolux Prepares to Separate Household and Professional Lines

AB Electrolux, a global manufacturer of household and commercial appliances, is preparing for the separation of its Professional Products business area from the company. The net result is expected to be two publicly traded companies: Electrolux for household appliances and Electrolux Professional for products such as commercial foodservice equipment.

Campus Sustainability Program

It was a tough decision,” says Peter Testory, director of dining and culinary services, Division of University Housing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, referencing the switch to reusable plastic containers in university housing foodservice facilities. Going all-in was the tough part, he says, which meant eliminating other options for students seeking to take food outside the dining area.

Instagram Hacks

Like delivery and farm-to-table trends before it, Instagram-ready dishes have captivated the food and restaurant industry across multiple segments. Some diners even make a living off of the photo-focused platform.