KFC Breaks New Ground In Kenya
In a first for American restaurant chains, KFC just opened its first unit in East Africa. The Nairobi outlet is the first American fast-food restaurant in the region’s most developed economy. The 100-seat unit opened Aug.... »
J. C. Carletti Joins Franklin Machine Products
FMP-Franklin Machine Products has added J.C. Carletti to its sales and marketing team as a business development manager. Carletti had held a similar post for the last 10 years at San Jamar/Chef Revival. He will draw... »
Steve Asay Joins Master-Bilt
Master-Bilt has appointed Steve Asay as national accounts manager-refrigeration. Asay joins the New Albany, Miss., manufacturer from Kairak/ITW, where he served as v.p.-sales and marketing. His primary goal with Master-Bilt will... »
AutoQuotes: On The Road Again
It’s back to school time, and not just for kids. Fall classes in the AutoQuotes 2011 Roadshow Training Sessions start in just two weeks. The schedule kicks off in Boston on Sept. 15, followed by St. Louis, Sept. 27; Houston, Oct.... »
Another NSF Colleague Retires
Our last Fortnightly noted the retirement of Nancy Culotta, NSF International’s v.p.-food safety product certification and consumer products. But we want to give a warm send-off as well to Joe Phillips, NSF’s general manager-food... »
NRA Says 2011 Industry Forecast On Track; Traffic Sags
The general economic news may be dreadful, but Americans are still eating out, according to the National Restaurant Association’s analysis of the latest retail sales figures. According to preliminary data from the U.S. Census... »
Wholesale And Consumer Food Prices Rise Again in July
Food prices at both the producer and consumer levels were up again in July according to data released last week from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Prices at grocery stores continued to rise faster than those at restaurants.
Consumer Confidence Drops To Recession Levels
As if you didn’t know, American consumers didn’t like the nonsense over extending the debt limit. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers reported consumer sentiment fell to 55.7 in August and has fallen... »
You Too Can Understand The Future: Buy The FER Forecast
Working on your 2012 budget? The Foodservice Equipment Reports 2012 E&S Market Forecast--seven sections covering general economic, operator, materials-price and E&S price trends, analysis and ranking of FER’s Top 100... »
Fast Food Still Welcome In California City
“You want fries with that?” is a question that continues to perplex city councils in the Golden State.
On Aug.23, the Loma Linda, Calif., City Council decided not to explore a possible ban on drive-through restaurants. In... »
NAFEM-ASTM Sustainability Calculator Is A Click Away
Head to NAFEM’s website and check out a new tool developed by NAFEM and ASTM International. The Sustainability Calculator defines a standard method for foodservice equipment manufacturers to measure and report the environmental... »
September’s Arrival Brings Food Safety Education Month
Food safety is key year-round, but September brings a renewed focus on highlighting the foodservice industry’s commitment to preparing and serving safe meals. September is the 17th annual National Food Safety Education Month.... »
STRAINS ON THE WAY UP
If you’ve seen the recent news items on our annual equipment and supplies industry forecast, you know the recovery of the market is fully underway. We’re forecasting current dollar growth of 4.4% this year and 5% next. The hard... »
AUGUST NAMED PRESIDENT AT BEVERAGE-AIR, HOTARD IS EXEC. V.P.
Come Sept. 1, Rob August will assume the presidency of Beverage-Air, an Ali Group company. August will succeed Filippo Berti, who is transitioning to the position of company chairman. Berti also will continue as president of Ali... »
STEVE ASAY JOINS MASTER-BILT
Master-Bilt has appointed Steve Asay as national accounts manager-refrigeration. The New Albany, Miss., company is part of Standex Foodservice Group. Asay joins Master-Bilt from Kairak/ITW, where he served as v.p.-sales and... »
BRESCO, MANUFACTURERS DONATE EQUIPMENT IN ALABAMA
Equipment dealers and manufacturers are among the companies lending a hand to communities and organizations during the long, hot summer of 2011. Four recently donated foodservice equipment through the “Today” show’s annual “Lend... »
SIGN UP NOW AND SAVE $200 FOR JANUARY MAFSI CONFERENCE
The 2012 MAFSI Business Development Conference and Sales Management Forum (previously known as the MAFSI Annual Conference and Sales Management Forum) will bring key industry players together Jan. 18-22 in Palm Springs, Calif.... »
NAFEM-ASTM SUSTAINABILITY CALCULATOR IS AVAILABLE
Head to NAFEM’s website and check out the Sustainability Calculator, developed by NAFEM in partnership with ASTM International. The calculator uses an Excel spreadsheet to define a standard method for foodservice equipment... »
AUTOQUOTES: ON THE ROAD AGAIN
It’s back to school time, and not just for kids. Fall classes in the AutoQuotes 2011 Roadshow Training Sessions start in just a few weeks. The schedule kicks off in Boston on Sept. 15, followed by St. Louis, Sept. 27; Houston,... »
HENNY PENNY HITS TV
Henny Penny Corp. is making its television debut. It’s not a commercial, but a feature appearance on “Bar Rescue,” a reality show that transforms outmoded bars into vibrant operations. Henny Penny’s commercial pressure fryer is... »
McDonald's Plans Olympian-Sized Unit For London Games
The 2012 London Olympic summer games will be home to four new—albeit temporary—McDonald’s units, including the largest and busiest McDonald’s restaurant in the world.
In a global webcast, McDonald’s U.K. CEO Jill McDonald said... »
Reps’ Sales Rise 5.7% In Second Quarter, MAFSI Reports
The recovery of the foodservice equipment and supplies market continued through the second quarter, according to the latest data from the Business Barometer maintained by the Manufacturer’s Agents Association for the Foodservice... »
Wendy’s Prototype Includes Open Kitchen, Coffee Roasting
It’s been a busy few months for Wendy’s. After selling Arby’s and announcing its move back to its original Dublin, Ohio, headquarters, the burger chain is testing a new prototype Wendy’s restaurant in nearby Columbus.
The sleek,... »
Legacy Acquires Warewashing Pioneer Blakeslee
The Legacy Cos., the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., manufacturer, exporter and importer of foodservice equipment, retail appliances and kitchen utensils, has acquired Blakeslee, the Chicago-based commercial warewashing and preparation... »
NRAEF Seeks Nominations For 2012 Awards
You have just two weeks left to nominate a fellow foodservice professional for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s 2012 awards.
"This is a tremendous opportunity not only for companies to recognize... »
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