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This Week in Foodservice: May 22,2012

Longtime foodservice industry observer Jerry Stiegler shares some economic and foodservice industry-related data.

Vollrath Purchases Polar Ware Company

Polar Ware's Stoelting operation is part of the acquisition.

ACP Promotes Potter, Hires Kreuscher

Pair expands ACP's global positioning

Unified Brands Updates Sales and Management Teams

Several foodservice veterans have been promoted.

MAFSI Reports Moderate Foodservice Growth in First Quarter

Reps project sales growth of 3.7 percent for the second quarter of 2012

This Week in Foodservice: May 15, 2012

Longtime foodservice industry observer Jerry Stiegler shares some economic and foodservice industry-related data. This week's article includes the Knapp Track Report, financial results for a number of chains and more.

Jack in the Box Promotes Comma

New CEO promoted from within.

Lawrence to Become Darden's Sr. VP and Chief Supply Chain Officer

Takes over effective May 28.

ARAMARK Names Foss President and CEO

Former PepsiCo executive takes over with the contract feeder effective immediately.

Sysco Senior Management Changes Announced

A series of changes realigns management structure

Direct South to Merge with Citisco and Update Management Team

In a pair of separate announcements made at the same time, Direct South Inc., a Macon, Ga.,-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership, announced plans to merge with another dealership and to update its management structure.