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.
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine is collaborating with Y-Pulse on the Chicago-based foodservice research firm's Dream Kitchen Survey. The collaboration will expand the scope of the study beyond the education segment to the entire foodservice operator community. To kick off the study, a roundtable discussion of industry leaders took place during The NAFEM Show in Orlando.
Contract feeder Compass Group North America announced an initiative to track, manage and reduce energy and water resources across its 9,900 cafés and its supply chain. To help manage this initiative and chart its progress, Compass worked with a consulting and software company to develop a web-based system that allows its chefs and managers to track the progress made in reducing the company's carbon footprint.
Health and wellness are a top priority among college foodservice directors and students, according to a survey of more than 60 college and university foodservice directors, dieticians and chefs and 200 college students across the nation conducted by Y-Pulse, a Chicago-based youth and food market research firm.