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.

Carter-Hoffman Updates Sales Team

Gustafson comes over from Dinex.

Yum! Updates U.S. Leadership for KFC and Pizza Hut

Gibbs and Marker get new roles with the multi-concept operator.

Bojangles' Updates Management Team

Whataburger's Rutledge to become CEO.

Middleby Buys Market Forge

Multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer adds a maker of steam cooking equipment to its portfolio.

Yogurtland Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Founder Chang becomes company chairman.

Anderson Joins Pitco Team

Middleby vet relocates from Australia.

Genovese Joins First Watch

Former Starbucks executive takes on franchising role.

Five Foodservice Trends for 2014

Mintel analyst Julia Gallo-Torres provides insight into industry research.

Smallcakes Names Saqr CEO

Franchise operator joins cupcake-themed chain's executive management team.

Restaurant Industry Performance Inches Forward

National Restaurant Association's RPI hit 101.2 in November.

Who's Juicing: The Detox Trend Continues

Juicing remains a popular dining trend, one that allows consumers to embrace their desire to partake in better-for-you food items. Here is a brief overview on how a variety of foodservice operators continue to capitalize on this trend.