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.

SFM Names New Officers

Microsoft's Freeman becomes president of SFM.

Plymold Parent Foldcraft to acquire Waymar Companies

Company to consolidate manufacturing facilities in Bloomington, Minn.

Master-Bilt Updates Rep Network

Yeomans takes over in Canada.

Manitowoc's Ovens Division HQ Moves to Cleveland

New facility includes a test kitchen.

IFED Names New Executive Director

McNeel takes over the day to day reins of the foodservice equipment buying group.

Up and Down: The Tale of the First Quarter's Global Foodservice Traffic

NPD reports growth in Canada, Japan and China; Declines in Europe and Australia.

Remembering Don Camacho Sr.

Gaylord Industries Adds PBAC – M & W to its Rep Network

Rep firm will handle the Upstate New York region for the ventilation manufacturer.

Restaurant Performance Index Scores 100.2 in July

Operators overcome uncertain business environment to keep moving forward.

Taco Cabana Unveils Updated Design with New Allen, Texas Location

San Antonio-based Taco Cabana celebrated the opening of a new location in Allen, Texas, with the chain's from-the-ground-up redesign.

Del Taco's Newest Unit Showcases a Contemporary Style

Del Taco's location on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles showcases the chain's new contemporary prototype, which features new colors, an updated seating area and a salsa bar. Like many of the chain's other locations, this unit is also open 24 hours (though it does not have a drive-thru) and features an expanded dining room and breakfast menu.