Foodservice: Page 2


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    Saladworks sees path to 'hundreds' more locations inside grocery stores

    After capitalizing on shuttered salad bars nationwide, the restaurant chain plans to accelerate its rollout of full-service and ghost kitchen sites in the coming years. 

    By May 4, 2021
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    7-Eleven aims to open more than 100 restaurants this year

    "Today's opportunity is in the QSR space," Chief Operating Officer Chris Tanco said while announcing the chain's latest Evolution Store, which will house two eateries.

    By Alicia Kelso • May 3, 2021
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    Walmart expands grocerants with la Madeleine, Nathan's Famous

    The retailer has partnered with the French bakery and cafe chain on a fast-casual format for 10 Dallas-Fort Worth area stores, while its tie-up with the hot dog chain is a part of its ghost kitchen trials. 

    By April 19, 2021
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    Remodeled Schnucks store to feature food hall, clothing store

    The updated supermarket in Kirkwood, Missouri, will include branches of local restaurants and St. Louis clothier Arch Apparel.

    By April 15, 2021
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    Asda improves availability and waste performance by adjusting demand forecasts with weather analytics

    Incorporating analytics into a demand forecasting system to drive weather-based, store-level replenishment adjustments across a wide array of products.

    April 12, 2021
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    Walmart is losing hundreds more in-store McDonald's

    The burger chain is pulling out more of its restaurants as the pandemic hurts in-store traffic, The Wall Street Journal reported.

    By April 9, 2021
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    Freshly to roll out limited-edition, chef-made meals

    Each of the four chefs' meals will be available for 10 weeks, with the first one launching in early April.

    By March 29, 2021
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    Europe's Picadeli to bring its high-tech salad bar to the United States

    The Swedish company plans to roll out its self-service concept, which wraps food preparation, internet-connected bars and order management into a single package, in U.S. grocery stores in late 2021.

    By March 29, 2021
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    How Giant drew inspiration from near and far for its new urban flagship

    "I don't want the store to just be a Giant store," said Paul Madarieta, the chain's director of urban retail. "It has to be very Philadelphia because that's what's going to resonate to the customer."

    By March 26, 2021
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    7-Eleven opens first restaurant drive-thru

    The convenience store chain's newest Evolution Store model in Dallas is part of its ongoing restaurant expansion across the U.S.

    By Julie Littman • March 24, 2021
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    HelloFresh vows to slash carbon emissions and food waste

    The fast-growing meal kit company hopes to halve the amount of food it sends to landfills by 2022.

    By March 17, 2021
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    Inside the store: Foxtrot Market's first location in Washington, DC

    The digitally focused upscale convenience store chain is preparing to debut another store in the nation’s capital later in March and also has two more locations planned for the city.

    By March 3, 2021
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    Schnucks teams up with DoorDash in St. Louis area

    The new partnership allows shoppers to order prepared meals from the deli at five stores.

    By March 2, 2021
  • Report: Frozen foods heat up as pandemic drives sales growth

    Category sales hit $65.1 billion in the U.S. last year, according to figures from the American Frozen Food Institute and the Food Industry Association.

    By Rosie Bradbury • Feb. 22, 2021
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    Cub Foods reopens Minneapolis store damaged last summer

    Following the protests after George Floyd's death, the Lake Street store closed, but is now renovated with an expanded selection of fresh produce, prepared meals and international foods, as well as an in-house tortilla-making station.

    By Rosie Bradbury • Updated Feb. 12, 2021
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    Freshly to soon open facility in Georgia followed by more later in 2021

    As the meal delivery upstart continues to grow, the new facility will cut delivery wait times and increase assembly and distribution operations.

    By Feb. 10, 2021
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    The Giant Company goes up against quick-serve restaurants with new prepared meal boxes

    The grocer’s "All Set in a Box" offering includes a main course and side orders for four people starting at $15.

    By Feb. 1, 2021
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    Sunbasket expands from meal kits to full-service food delivery

    Looking to refresh its image, the company is offering ready-to-heat meals and pantry items across dayparts and embarking on a national advertising campaign.

    By Rosie Bradbury • Jan. 27, 2021
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    An ounce of prevention: Why consumers are eating for wellness—and how retailers can help

    The shift toward organic and plant-based eating is here to stay. Demand for food made with nutrient-rich ingredients keeps climbing– and that means opportunity.

    Jan. 25, 2021
  • Subway to bring branded products to food retail

    After launching Subway Grocery in April, the sandwich chain is venturing further into the supermarket space through a major licensing partnership.

    By Jan. 22, 2021
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    Schnucks debuts 'restaurant quality' prepared meal line

    Selections will rotate on a bi-monthly basis around seasonal themes and cuisine types like barbecue, comfort foods and healthy offerings. 

    By Rosie Bradbury • Jan. 19, 2021
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    Meal delivery continues to grow as 'chef-to-consumer' provider nets new funding

    New York-based CookUnity, which offers meals prepared by "top culinary talent," has raised $15.5 million in Series A funding as it aims to expand across North America.

    By Jan. 14, 2021
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    Giant Food debuts Cook-in-Bag meals

    The line, which launched last summer at sister chain The Giant Company, has 14 different meat and seafood entrees that shoppers can cook in their slow cookers or ovens. 

    By Jan. 12, 2021
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    Prepared meals delivery startup Thistle raises $10.3M

    The plant-based meal delivery company plans to use the funding round to expand to the East Coast.

    By Rosie Bradbury • Jan. 6, 2021
  • Blue Apron names new CFO

    Randy Greben, who most recently served as CFO at Ann Taylor, aims to help the financially challenged meal kit company achieve profitability long-term.

    By Jane Thier • Jan. 6, 2021