Articles Tagged with ''foodservice''

Mountain Dew brings exclusive Taco Bell soda to retail

Mtn Dew Baja Blast will be available in bottles and cans for a limited time starting May 5
April 24, 2014

Mountain Dew, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc., will make its Mtn Dew Baja Blast carbonated soft drink available at retail for the first time.


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Boyd's Coffee launches single-serve coffees for retail, foodservice

New product design uses less packaging
April 22, 2014

Portland, Ore.-based Boyd Coffee Co. is launching a new generation of single-serve coffees for single-cup coffee brewers. The new Boyd’s Coffee cups' soft mesh filters use less packaging than the traditional rigid-side cups and also enable coffee drinkers to smell the coffees’ fresh-roasted aromas, the company says.


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White Castle releases single-serve coffees

White Castle Original Restaurant Blend Coffee available in restaurants, grocery stores and online
April 21, 2014

Columbus, Ohio-based White Castle is making its medium-roast coffee available in single-cup coffee pods for consumers to brew at home.


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Farmer Bros. introduces iced coffees for foodservice

New beverages leverage success of iced coffees on- and off-premise
April 8, 2014

In response to the growth of iced coffee at foodservice establishments and at retail, Torrance, Calif.-based Farmer Bros. Co. introduced a new line of consumer-tested, ready-to-serve iced coffees that eliminates any prep work for operators.


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Peet’s Coffee & Tea expands into Washington, D.C.

Beverage chain to open 23 new stores across the metro area
April 7, 2014

Emeryville, Calif.-based coffee and tea chain Peet’s Coffee & Tea announced its first major retail launch in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The company opened its flagship Washington, D.C., location on April 7 and will open 22 more stores in a phased rollout across the market this year. The expansion will create approximately 350 local jobs and raise the chain’s total store count to 300 stores, the company says. Following the expansion, Washington, D.C., will be the company’s second-largest retail market, second to California, and its biggest East Coast retail footprint, it says.


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Peet’s pairs coffee with music

New partnership brings customized Pandora radio stations to Peet’s coffeehouses
March 25, 2014

Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Emeryville, Calif., partnered with Internet radio service Pandora to create its own customized radio stations that will be played in all of its stores nationwide.


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GuestMetrics, Restaurant Sciences merge to form GuestSciences

Bill Pecoriello will lead the company as chief executive officer
February 27, 2014

GuestMetrics LLC and Restaurant Sciences LLC have merged to form GuestSciences, effective as of Feb. 24.


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Taco Bell embarks on largest beverage menu expansion in its history

Quick-service restaurant leverages PepsiCo partnership with six new offerings
January 20, 2014

Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Louisville, Ky.-based Yum! Brands Inc., announced that it has taken its PepsiCo partnership to the next level by introducing six new beverage offerings.


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Premium alcohol beverages boost on-premise sales

Consumers are ‘drinking less but drinking better,’ Technomic reports
December 2, 2013

Premium adult beverages are providing momentum to the on-premise channel, according to Chicago-based Technomic Inc.’s 2013 BarTAB Report. Although the channel is slowing overall as consumers control their spending, higher-priced spirits and beers are growing in restaurants and bars, Technomic reports. In 2012, the on-premise channel grew in 0.7 percent in total volume to reach 1.9 billion gallons, and sales rose 3.5 percent to $97.3 billion, it reports. However, Technomic projects there will be slight declines in volume but continued dollar growth in 2013 and 2014.


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Customer satisfaction linked to beverage consumption in restaurants, report says

Technomic evaluated adult beverage incidence at casual and fast-casual restaurants
November 25, 2013

New data from Chicago-based Technomic Inc. reveals that adult beverage programs at leading chain restaurants also enhance guest satisfaction. In a new white paper, “Adult Beverage Consumption at the Leading Restaurant Chains,” the market research firm shows how adult beverage consumption across 40 casual-dining and fast-casual restaurants serving adult beverages is associated with higher ratings of the overall experience and stronger loyalty to that restaurant.


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