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.

NACUFS Names 2019 Loyal E. Horton and Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

The National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) presented the winners of its Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards to member institutions representing five different operator categories. The association also presented Art Korandanis, recently retired from College of the Holy Cross, with NACUFS’ 2019 David R. Prentkowski Distinguished Lifetime Member Award.

Alto-Shaam Adds to Northeast Territory

Alto-Shaam added a foodservice industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience with the appointment of William Rodgers, who will serve as a business manager in the manufacturer’s Northeast territory.

July 2019 Rep Round Up

Bally, Electrolux, Elite Global Solutions, MarkeTeam Foodservice, Nor-Lake and Sapphire Manufacturing all made rep-related news.

Server Products Hires Maroun as VP of Sales

Foodservice industry veteran David Maroun was named vice president of sales for Server Products, a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of in portion-controlled dispensing and point-of-use holding of ambient, chilled and heated products.

Cousin’s Subs Launches Delivery-Only Concept

Delivery continues to shape the way today’s foodservice operators do business. So much so, in fact, that many operators continue to explore running delivery only restaurants. Take, for example, Cousins Subs, which opened its first delivery-only restaurant in Milwaukee in June.

Bezac Acquired by Johnson-Lancaster

Johnson-Lancaster and Associates has acquired Bezac Equipment Company. Both companies are foodservice equipment and supplies dealerships.

K&D Factory Service Acquires Pine Tree Food Equipment

In a deal involving two service agents, Pennsylvania-based K&D Factory Service has acquired Maine-based Pine Tree Food Equipment. Pine Tree will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of K&D Factory Service.