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.

Call for Entries: CAFÉ/Kendall College Green Award

Call for submissions recognizing commitments to sustainability. 

NRA Names Garner Director of Commerce & Entrepreneurship

Former FMI director of government relations takes on new position.

Schweppe Bought by Alliance Paper & Foodservice

Lombard, Ill.-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership becomes a subsidiary of Alliance Paper & Food Service.

Strategic Names New CFO

McCain joins foodservice equipment dealership from Border Foods.

IFMA Names 2012 Silver Plate Winners

List includes winners for independent restaurants, full service chains and healthcare, among others.

Viola Group to Represent ACP, Inc. in New England

Will rep Amana Commercial line.

Component Hardware Group Updates Management Team

Schneck and Tumpey appointed to fill roles in sales, marketing and development areas.

Bargreen Ellingson Names New President

Paul Ellingson remains chairman of the board for the Tacoma, Wash.-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer.

MAFSI Reports Foodservice E&S Sales Grew by 4.8 Percent in Fourth Quarter

Reps forecast 5.2 percent growth rate for first quarter of 2012.

NAFEM Announces New Officers and Election Results

Franke's Tom Campion takes over as NAFEM president.

Winston Industries Promotes Dan Johnson

Johnson named Kitchen Data Systems brand manager.