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.

9 Factors Influencing the Future Success of College and University Foodservice Programs

It’s the fall of 2020 and the freshman class is arriving at colleges and universities across the U.S. After they settle in their rooms, the students will want to explore the campus and likely will look for something to eat. Will dining services be ready for them? Will dining services have the right venues? The right menus?

Homing in on Zero Waste

The zero waste philosophy focuses on eliminating all or most material sent to landfills, oceans, or incinerators through reuse, recovery, recycling and composting. That generally means a 90 percent to 95 percent diversion rate of solid waste. Elimination of all landfill waste is the ultimate goal for the zero waste movement. More institutions around the country continue to join this effort given growing concerns over dwindling landfill space, leaching gases and the continued environmental impacts of ocean dumping or trash incineration.

Wingstop Prepares to Take Flight to New HQ

After acquiring a 78,000-square-foot office building, Wingstop Inc. will relocate its corporate headquarters to Addison, Texas.