Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.
As part of its expansion plans to open 2,000 new restaurants by 2022, Taco Bell plans to test 4 new restaurant designs.
The consumption of breakfast and morning snacks is forecast to grow faster than the U.S. population over the next few years, reports The NPD Group.
Two dealer-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying groups have formed a strategic alliance. Under the terms of this new arrangement, Excell Marketing & Procurement Group and NISSCO Restaurant Dealer Group will go to market under a common umbrella, EMPG Holding Company.
In a deal valued at an estimated $1.35 billion, JAB Beech Inc. has agreed to acquire Krispy Kreme. At the close of the transaction, Krispy Kreme will be privately owned and will continue to be independently operated from Krispy Kreme’s current headquarters in Winston-Salem, N.C.