New Sirman Potato Peelers From Foodservice Equipment Marketing

With the emphasis on fresh, locally-sourced food, caterers are finding they are under increasing pressure in the vegetable prep department. Foodservice Equipment Marketings (FEM) new Sirman potato peelers are capable of handling up to 10kg of potatoes at a time, to keep the kitchen supplied with a constant supply of freshly peeled spuds.

Sheetz Debuts A New Store With Drive-Thru In Beckley, WV

March 28, 2011 Sheetz

Sheetz has opened its first new location in Beckley, West Virginia. The new store is the first in West Virginia to offer a drive thru window. The “Inside Out” service allows customers to purchase anything they get inside the store outside at the window.

Leonard Green Firm Considering Offer For BJs Wholesale

Investment firm Leonard Green & Partners LP said in a filing Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it is considering buying warehouse club operator BJ’s Wholesale Club.

Krispy Kreme To Enter Distribution Deal With Sysco

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. plans to enter a supply chain distribution deal with Sysco Corp., the nation’s biggest food distributor.

Antonuccis Joins Pro*Act Distributor Program

March 25, 2011 PRO*ACT

PRO*ACT, America’s leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry, is pleased to announce that Antonuccis Wholesale Produce & Seafood has joined its national distribution network. Antonuccis supplies fresh produce, seafood and other specialty items from a 28,000-square-foot, third-party-inspected distribution center in Gloversville, N.Y., outside of Albany