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Target Expands Fresh Food Selection

Remodels more than 100 stores. Later this month, Target Corp. plans to complete remodels at more than 100 general merchandise Target stores. Beginning March 25, these stores will offer a full selection of affordable and quality fresh foods to guests across the country. The stores will be the first of three cycles of remodels for

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Dot Foods Partners With General Mills

“We’re excited to offer General Mills products to our customers,” says Dot Foods spokesperson. Dot Foods, a national food re-distributor, has partnered with General Mills Convenience Store Division for the distribution of dry products to its convenience store distributors. General Mills is home to some of the most recognizable food brands, such as Cheerios, Betty

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Meeting the Demand for Fresh Foods

When adding foodservice, retailers have many different options—each with distinct advantages. Deciding which one works best for your chain is half the battle. By Joe Bush, Contributing Editor. All convenience store operators should be looking at adding a foodservice solution to some degree, whether it’s simply a fresh-brewed coffee program and a roller grill or

Walgreens Adds New Snack, Beverage Line

This week Walgreens is bringing a taste of New York to its stores across the country as it begins offering the DR (Duane Reade) Delish line of premium snacks and beverages. Pronounced like the first two syllables of “delicious,” this high quality private brand has been a hit with New Yorkers since it debuted at

Marlin Network Celebrates Silver Anniversary

Springfield, Mo.-based Marlin Network Inc. celebrated its 25th anniversary at the 2010 National Restaurant Association Show, May 20 – 25, 2010 in Chicago. Founded in May of 1985, Marlin Network has steadily grown as an agency in the foodservice channel, now employing 80+ strategic, creative and culinary professionals, and representing more than 60 of the

deep To Expand Reach For Otis Spunkmeyer

Springfield, Mo.-based deep, a Marlin Network Agency has added San Leandro, California-based Otis Spunkmeyer Inc., a pioneer in the fresh-baked cookie business, and the maker of the No. 1 frozen gourmet cookie dough in the foodservice industry, to its client roster. As agency of record for Otis Spunkmeyer, deep is responsible for the company widen

Core-Mark Holdings To Offer Jamba-Branded Products

Jamba Inc. and Core-Mark Holding Company Inc. have signed a non-binding memorandum of intent to establish a relationship to offer and deliver health-oriented Jamba branded food and beverage consumer products to Core-Mark serviced convenience retail locations.  The parties aim through this collaboration to strengthen Core-Mark’s fresh and health-oriented food and beverage product offering to its

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