November 16, 2016
Reps Project Another Year of Sales Growth in 2017
Sales of foodservice equipment and supplies will increase by 4.4 percent in 2017, according to the Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry’s Business Barometer.
Huey Magoo’s Chicken Tenders Gets New Owners
A team of seasoned restaurant industry professionals has purchased controlling interest in Huey Magoo’s Chicken Tenders, a Florida-based chicken concept. The restaurant chain’s founders, Matt Armstrong (aka "Huey") and Thad Hudgens (aka "Magoo"), retain an ownership interest in the company.
Unique drinking vessels and intense ingredient focus give beverage menus game-changer potential.
PRIDE Announces New Name, New Board and Award Recipients
Foodservice equipment and supplies buying group PRIDE Marketing & Procurement Inc. has changed its name to PRIDE Centric Resources. PRIDE also announced its 2016-2017 board of directors and recognized several members with PRIDE Awards.
This Week in Foodservice: Interpreting Restaurant Recession Chatter, Starbucks Success, and C-Stores View More Food in Future
FE&S blogger Jerry Stiegler adds his insight into a weekly roundup of top foodservice stories. Stories worthy of more analysis: Looking at the "restaurant recession." Starbucks isn't worried about the impact of people forsaking brick and mortar retailers. C-stores future is in foodservice.
National Restaurant Association to Acquire Training Business from American Hotel & Lodging Association
The National Restaurant Association will acquire the full portfolio of training products and related assets from the American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute, currently owned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). AHLA will retain its certification business.