Retail Foodservice

Retail Foodservice

Study: Convenience stores seeing payoff from improved foodservice quality

Shoppers are going to c-stores regularly for hot foods and rate them as on par with restaurants—and frequently with better pricing.


UFCW files to organize workers at Kroger’s Home Chef

Grocery union eyes representation of employees at mealkit brand’s Chicago production and distribution center.

The retail giant will now start delivering hot rotisserie chickens, in original and lemon pepper, and it’s launching an online recipe portal along with discounts on meal solutions.

Third-generation CEO Donny Rouse told WGB the grocer eyed the operations of successful chains like Chick-fil-A and Raising Cane’s in launching what will likely be the first of many quick-service eateries.

Specialty grocer adds new meal kits for two and a party-focused meal deal.

The grocer’s new store in Houma, Louisiana, slated to open next week, will feature a drive-thru that sells Rouses’ famed double-battered, fried chicken.

Coffee service changeover now in the works at three locations, with more upcoming.

Food retailers and suppliers kicked off the first day of the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association show in Anaheim, California, on Sunday with a focus on convenience—for customers and for employees.

The meal-kit company and retail meal solutions provider have signed a non-binding letter of intent as Blue Apron moves to an “asset-light model” in the hope of achieving profitability.

The concept brings the convenience of a store-within-a-store meal center for busy shoppers looking for prepared and ready-to-eat meals.

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