Foodservice News & Trends

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.

National Restaurant Association Announces the 2015 Kitchen Innovations Award Winners

The National Restaurant Association announced the recipients of its 2015 Kitchen Innovations (KI) Awards. The 23 selected innovations specifically address: water waste reduction and enhanced energy efficiency, increased safety and sanitation, cross-functionality, faster cook-up times, space constraints — even ergonomics and smart technology that learns and adapts to various conditions.

Trends: Make Room for Hard Cider

Move over craft beer — there’s a hot new bubbly in town. Craft cider producers have taken the beverage industry by storm in the last year, expanding their distribution across the country and coming up with some unique offerings.