How to Drive Traffic with Pokémon Go

A number of retailers are already taking advantage of the opportunities presented by Pokémon Go, and you can too. By FoodPros Pokémon Go is spreading at unprecedented rates. Walter Chen at reported that as Pokémon Go users traverse their towns in search of Pokémon, local stores, restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses are capitalizing

Love’s Reopens Roseburg, Ore. Location

Fire damage repairs have been completed at the Roseburg, Ore. Love’s location, and the store is reopening with a few improvements. In March, the Love’s Travel Stop in Roseburg, Ore. was temporarily closed when a fire damaged the store. Now, all repairs have been made, as well as some improvements, and the store has reopened

Strongbow to Launch Flavorful Fall Program

This autumn, Strongbow will engage with customers and drive sales through a comprehensive fall program. Strongbow Hard Apple Cider has announced that it will be launching a new program this fall to encourage LDA+ shoppers to incorporate Strongbow’s award-winning range of flavors into their harvest season. Strongbow’s comprehensive fall program will incorporate national TV spots,

Gold Medalist to Celebrate Olympic Win at Wawa

Olympic Gold Medalist, Laurie Hernandez, may be headed to Wawa to celebrate her win when she returns home from Rio. After landing a gold medal in the Rio summer Olympics when the U.S. gymnastics team took first place, Laurie Hernandez snapped a selfie and surprised her brother with the news. Laurie’s brother, Marcus Hernandez, later

How to Appeal to Millennial Diners

After studying Millennial dining trends, the Culinary Trend Tracking Series has offered advice on how to attract Millennial consumers. Millennials are unique consumers, and their demands are changing the face of the foodservice industry. The latest issue of the Culinary Trend Tracking Series from Packaged Facts offers strategies that foodservice operators can use to attract

San Jamar Becomes Sole Supplier of Escali Measurement Tools

The new partnership between San Jamar and Escali will bring Escali measurement tools to a wider audience and drive growth for both companies. Under a newly formed agreement, San Jamar, provider of valuable solutions for the foodservice industry and facility operations, will now be the sole supplier of Escali measurement tools to the commercial foodservice

TBHC Delivers Introduces New ‘Rolling Warehouse Guarantee’

If an item you need isn’t on the truck, you will receive it at no cost during your next service visit. The new Rolling Warehouse Guarantee from TBHC Delivers, the largest distributor of Hunt Brothers Pizza, is helping to ensure that the company’s c-store customers are always stocked with the necessary products need to sell

Mondelēz Acquires Cadbury Biscuits License

The acquisition of the Cadbury Biscuits Licence will help Mondelēz to continue to grow globally.  Mondelēz International has purchased the license that enables the company to manufacture, market and sell Cadbury-branded biscuits around the world from Burton’s Biscuit Co. The agreement is subject to regulatory approval. “Ownership of the Cadbury biscuits license offers us exciting opportunities

CSD/NAG Idea of the Day: Pay off Scanning

Today’s idea: Pay off scanning for items like propane to reduce tying up inventory capital.  For slower moving, but important high-margin items, such as propane, fire wood and even flowers, look to cut deals with suppliers to pay off scanning. That means you are billed at the end of the week or month based on

Sunoco LP to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Sunoco LP will present at two upcoming investor conferences. Sunoco LP’s senior management team will be participating in two investor conferences this month. Management held meetings on Aug. 11, 2016 with investors at the Goldman Sachs Power, Utilities, MLP and Pipeline Conference in New York.  On Aug. 17-18, Sunoco will also participate in investor meetings

Cordless Backpack Vacuum

Hoover Commercial announces the launch of the HUSHTONETM 6Q Cordless Backpack, now available in North America. Lightweight, with an ergonomic harness, the HUSHTONE 6Q Cordless Backpack improves productivity by reducing cleaning time by 30% when compared to a corded backpack. These backpacks deliver the speed and convenience necessary for tackling the cleaning needs of high-traffic […]

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Chester’s Partners with Promark

Promark will now help Chester’s to expand both its convenience and super market locations. Chester’s International has forged a new partnership with Promark Food Industry Marketing. This new partnership will cover southern Louisiana and Texas. Promark has been in the food service business in excess of two decades. As a new area director for Chester’s,

Crispy Baked Snacks

GOOD THiNS has now introduced three new flavors to its snack line. The new flavors include The Potato One! White Cheddar, The Oat One! Sweet Oat & Flax and The Corn One! Sea Salt. These new flavors start with real ingredients like wheat, potato and corn, paired with delicious flavors like white cheddar, sweet oat […]

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Love’s Opens 12th Tennessee Location

Love’s is expanding its presence in Tennessee, as it has now opened a new store in a new part of the state. Love’s is providing drivers in western Tennessee  a new place to eat, rest and fuel up with the opening of its newest Travel Stop in Dyersburg, Tenn. The new store is now open

Relax and Refresh

Marley Beverage Co. (MBC) has unveiled a new line of naturally-sweetened, ZERO calorie Mellow Mood Relaxation Drinks. The company has also introduced new flavors to its One Drop premium ready-to-drink (RTD) coffees. The new ZERO Mellow Mood Relaxation Drinks is a line of natural, decaffeinated teas and sparkling waters that provide a delicious and refreshing […]

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Ready-to-Drink Cold Brews

Peet’s Coffee has unveiled its new ready-to-drink (RTD) line, which features Baridi Black, Coffee au Lait and Dark Chocolate. The new line features high-quality ingredients, including Peet’s freshly-roasted beans that are cold brewed to the same standard used in its cafés. The new Baridi Black Cold Brew is the purest expression of Cold Brew from […]

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Yogurt On-the-Go

GoGo squeeZ is making its way into a new healthy snack category with the launch of GoGo squeeZ YogurtZ – a scrumptious and squeezable yogurt snack with absolutely nothing artificial and no fridge needed. Like all GoGo squeeZ products, GoGo squeeZ YogurtZ comes in the iconic GoGo squeeZ pouch and is filled with the GoGo […]

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Nutrient Packed Pretzels

Good Health has now launched two new savory snack varieties: Veggie Pretzels and Gluten Free Pretzels. Joining Good Health’s existing family of flavorful, crispy snacks, the new products each boast trending ingredients and feature Extra Goodness!— a proprietary, unique nutrient blend offering the same vitamin equivalent found in veggies with 2.5 cups broccoli (25% vitamin […]

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Organic Goldfish Crackers

Pepperidge Farm has unveiled new Goldfish Crackers Made with Organic Wheat. This new snack innovation is made with non-GMO ingredients, and comes in three delicious flavors: Cheddar, Parmesan and Saltine. These Goldfish are now available nationwide in eight-ounce re-sealable bags for $3.99. As always, Goldfish are baked with 100% real cheese, contain no artificial flavors […]

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How to Protect Yourself from ADA Lawsuits

Five ways business owners and facility managers can protect themselves from ADA lawsuits when building new facilities. By Brad Gaskins Irene Bowen shared alarming statistics and noteworthy news last week week at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s class titled ADA and Facility Access Compliance: An Advanced Interpretation and Application Workshop on Federal Accessibility

Better-For-You Snacks

In response to Millennials’ unique snacking preferences, Lehi Valley Trading Co. has launched Snackworthy, a new, budget-friendly line of high-quality, great-tasting and authentic better-for-you snacks for the generation that has become the most powerful consumer bloc. Lehi Valley Trading Co. conducted extensive research on Millennial values, purchasing behaviors and even its snacking inclinations to become […]

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Play at the Pump Gains Popularity

Playing the lottery in North Carolina is now more convenient and efficient than ever. There is a new way to play the lottery in North Carolina, and consumers are taking notice. The partnership between Linq3, creator of Play at the Pump technology, and the North Carolina Education Lottery (NCEL) has now surpassed $1 million in

Gulf Offers Increased Rewards to New Gulf Visa Card Holders

New Gulf Visa Card holders will receive extra rewards points on purchases at Gulf stations for their first two billing cycles. Gulf Oil has now launched a summer campaign to encourage customers to apply for the Gulf Visa Card. The new program offers incentive to consumers for becoming a Gulf Visa Card holder. During the

CSD/NAG Idea of the Day: Outdoor Advertising

Today’s idea of the day: Incorporate the fundamentals of billboard marketing and design in outdoor advertising to maximize potential. Here are some ways to maximize outdoor advertising success: Remember you are communicating with driving and distracted people on the move. Be brief but focused with ONE idea. Make it a big idea that’s relevant to

QuickChek Debuts New C-Store Location

Donates a portion of sub and sandwich sales to Bloomingdale Butler Youth Club in celebration. QuickChek has opened a new Butler, N.J. convenience store, which began welcoming customers on Aug. 9. The new c-store measures 4,542-square-feet and is located at 1268 Route 23. It will be open 24 hours a day, enabling customers to create