Swiss Farms Celebrates National Drive-Through Day

Swiss Farms will offer select ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ beverages in celebration of its 48 years in the drive-through market on National Drive-Through Day. Swiss Farms will be celebrating National Drive-Through Day from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sun., July 24. In celebration of the unofficial holiday, Swiss Farms will be offering a

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Growth Energy Helps Retailers Adopt Higher Ethanol Blends

Growth Energy’s brand ambassador program assists retailers in providing information about biofuel blends to customers at the pump. Growth Energy is now providing resources to help retailers understand the direct benefits that are offered by increased biofuel blends, such as E15, in an effort to facilitate the widespread retail adoption of higher blends of ethanol.

Hunt Brothers Pizza Sponsors Ken Schrader

Hunt Brothers Pizza is hosting the driver who holds the fastest truck lap record at Eldora Speedway. Hunt Brothers Pizza will once again be the primary sponsor for Ken Schrader and the No. 71 Contreras Motorsports (CMS) Toyota Tundra. Hunt Brothers will be sponsoring Schrader for the Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby on July 20

Defining the Foodie Label

Many Millennials identify with the foodie label, but what that label means may differ greatly from person to person. When someone says that they are a foodie, a number of different adventurous food items come to mind, but not everyone who identifies as a foodie is eating raw fish and quinoa. In fact, the term

Growth Slows for Non-Alcoholic Beverage Sales

Many retailers attribute the sequential slowdown in beverage sales to poor weather conditions. A number of factors contributed to a slowdown in non-alcoholic beverage sales during the second quarter of 2016. In a new survey of beverage retailers from Wells Fargo Securities retailers revealed which factors led to the recent slowdown in non-alcoholic beverage sales. The

New QuickChek Features Pharmacy

QuickChek is redefining convenience with the addition of pharmacy services at its newest location.  A new QuickChek fresh market store has opened in Beachwood, N.J., and unlike any other QuickChek location, this new 7,460-square-foot store offers pharmacy services. The new store is located at 533 Atlantic City Boulevard, just down the road from its current store.

Retailers Could Capitalize on the Pokémon Go Concept

By Andrew Levi, CEO of Blue Calypso While driving around, have you noticed more people outside standing in parks or on the street staring at their phones? The latest phenomenon, Pokémon Go, is creating a lot of buzz in the news right now as thousands of people of all ages are becoming obsessed with playing

Consumers Consider Product Labels

When it comes to food packaging, the information provided may be more attractive to consumers than a flashy design. Many Americans are now looking to product labels when making their food choices. New research from Packaged Facts has revealed that more than half of Americans (56%) are actively seeking nutritional information on food labels before

CrossAmerica to Acquire State Oil Co. Asssets

CrossAmerica will attain valuable properties in the Chicago area as a part of a newly announced transaction. CrossAmerica Partners LP has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Libertyville, Ill. based State Oil Co. for total consideration of $45 million. The assets consist of 59 fee sites, including 55 Lessee Dealer accounts,

Mark VII Reaches 50 Year Milestone

Car wash industry innovator celebrates 50 years of business.  Mark VII Equipment Inc. is currently commemorating its 50th year in business. Mark VII, the North America subsidiary of WashTec AG of Germany, was founded in 1966, when it became one of the pioneers of automatic car washing. The company is now a market leader in

Suit Filed Against FDA’s Deeming Regulations

The country’s tobacco associations have filed nine counts against the FDA and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. On Friday, July 15, 2016, the country’s three major cigar and tobacco industry associations filed suit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) new tobacco deeming rule. The Cigar Association of America, International Premium Cigar

A Surprise In Every Bite

Hershey’s is bringing together two Reese’s brand favorites in one cup to create the perfect peanut butter cup bursting with delicious Reese’s Pieces candy in every bite. Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cups debuted this July in standard two-cup size 1.5-ounce (SRP $1.29), and in king two-cup Big Cup size 2.8-ounce (SRP $1.99). For More Information […]

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Peanuts with a Kick

Kar’s Nuts has introduced a blazin’ new flavor to its line of snacks. Kar’s Sriracha Bold & Spicy Peanuts have just the right blend of spices with a little ‘hot-cha-cha’ to put you back in business. Available in 2.5-ounce, 3.5-ounce and 6.5-ounce bags, the new peanuts sell for an SRP of 99 cents to $2.89. […]

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ATM Currency Converter

Cash Depot has introduced Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC). For the ATM owner, DCC offers a way to generate a new stream of income. With each DCC transaction, ATM owners are entitled to additional revenue based on the total withdrawal amount. For ATM owners who have machines in popular tourist spots, adding DCC could add a […]

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Subtly Salty Popcorn

Popcorn, Indiana has introduced Himalayan Pink Salt to its Popcorn portfolio. Inspired by the small town that bears its name, these delicious little bursts of joy that come out of the big red bags are enhanced with Himalayan Pink Salt, offering rich popcorn flavor with a subtle, pleasing salt taste. All Popcorn, Indiana products are […]

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Clean Label Hot Pockets

Nestle Professional has announced the launch of newly- improved Hot Pockets grab-and-go sandwiches, complete with a cleaner label and quality ingredients. With no artificial flavors or partially-hydrogenated oils, newly-improved Hot Pockets have lower levels of sodium and saturated fat. Each sandwich is comprised of superior ingredients such as 100% Angus beef, hickory ham, signature peperoni […]

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Single-Serve Ice Cream Cups

Timed for July’s National Ice Cream Month, Yuengling’s Ice Cream has announced the launch of its new eight-ounce single-size serving cups, complete with spoon attached inside the lid. The product combines the convenience and novelty of a “grab-and-go” serving and a more satisfying and substantial size than competitors 3.4-ounce or five-ounce cup products. This new […]

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Chilling Cigarillos

Swisher International has announced the release of new Swisher Sweets Arctic Ice limited edition cigarillos, which provide a frosty blast of ice mint. Now available for shipment to stores nationwide, Swisher Sweets Arctic Ice comes in a resealable two-count pouch with the “Sealed Fresh” guarantee. Arctic Ice is now available in “two for 99 cents”and […]

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7-Eleven Unveils Big Red Slurpee

America’s original red soda is now available in Slurpee form at select 7-Eleven stores. 7-Eleven Inc. has partnered with Big Red to introduce a new Big Red summer Slurpee flavor. 7-Eleven showcases national and regional soda favorites that consumers love by recreating them as Slurpee flavors. Sipping on a Big Red soda in the summertime is

Tropical Teas

Red Diamond has announced the launch of new TROPICAL TEMPTATIONS flavored iced teas. These exotic, island-inspired iced teas begin with the finest of orange pekoe and pekoe cut black teas and elegant green teas. With eight ripe, sun drenched flavors these teas provide a refreshingly clear crisp beverage alternative that your customers desire. The new […]

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Eby-Brown to Open New Distribution Center

A new distribution center will help to fuel Eby-Brown’s expansion into the Mid-South. Eby-Brown Co. LLC has announced that it will soon open a new distribution center in Shepherdsville, Ken. This new, state-of-the-art 300,000 square foot distribution center will help to fuel Eby-Brown’s expansion into the Mid-South market. The distribution center will open January 2nd,

VP Racing Fuels Partners with the Gateway Dirt Nationals

VP Racing is now the title partner for the Gateway Dirt Nationals. VP Racing Fuels has signed a multi-year agreement, acquiring the title partnership for the largest indoor stock car race in 34 years, the VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals. In addition to the title partnership, VP Racing Fuels is now the Official Fuel and

Growth Energy Urges the EPA to Finalize New Blending Targets

Growth Energy is urging the EPA to get the RFS program back on track. A group of bipartisan representatives from the Congressional Biofuels Caucus has sent a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to finalize the new blending targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The new blending targets will expand the production of

Gate Opens Multi-Blend Fuel Station in Jacksonville, Fla.

Gate Petroleum celebrated the opening of its new store with generous fuel discounts. With the opening of its newest multi-blend store, Gate Petroleum has brought E15 and E85 ro Jacksonville, Fla. To celebrate the grand opening of the new store at 7099 Collins Rd., Protec Fuel and GATE offered a fuel price discount, giveaways and

How Employees Should Wash Hands

By FoodPros.com Are your employees washing their hands the right way? Share these handy tips on proper hand washing technique.  We all know the signs in public restrooms: “Employees must wash hands before returning to work.“  This is a good reminder, but maybe the sign should read: “How employees should properly wash hands before returning

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