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  • Ecolab, headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., provides cleaning, sanitizing and infection-control services to customers in the food-service, hospitality, healthcare and other industries.

    Ecolab to Acquire Nalco for $5.38 Billion

  • "It didn't take customers long to figure out that there was more value in the foot-long," said Dennis Lombardi , executive vice president of food-service strategies at restaurant development firm WD Partners.

    LBO, Recession Singe Quiznos

  • Executives said sustaining price increases to cover higher animal-feed costs was a bigger threat than elevated corn costs, while the sluggish food-service market in the U.S. remained a challenge.

    Hormel Profit Rises 15% on Strong Grocery, Turkey Results

  • Bakeries and food-service segment sales rose 11.1% to $502.3 million on higher pricing, while operating profit increased 51%.

    General Mills Profit Climbs on Higher Prices

  • Sara Lee sold the majority of its North American food-service coffee and tea operations to J.M. Smucker for $350 million in cash.

    DJIA Rises; Caterpillar Leads Way

  • Mr. Ettinger said recent troubles with the U.S. economy have made sales to the food-service industry—a bellwether of consumers spending—"hard to read."

    Hormel Profit Rises 15% on Strong Grocery, Turkey Results

  • Tyson, which focuses on chicken and beef, has been asking restaurant and food-service customers for sales agreements that adjust to swings in feed prices.

    Meat Producers Seek a Supply Balance

  • The Service Employees International Union agreed Thursday to end a heated public-relations campaign against food-service giant Sodexo Inc. as part of a legal settlement, raising questions about the ability of high-pressure public campaigns to get companies to agree to union organizing without secret-ballot elections.

    SEIU to End Sodexo Campaign

  • "We found that there's a fair amount of visits driven by customers that go to more than one chain and these are the heaviest users in the marketplace, going at least three to four times per week," said Dave Jenkins , co-founder of CustomersDNA, which conducted the survey, and former president of the food-service division at market researcher NPD Group Inc.

    Tracking the Loyalty of Coffee Drinkers

  • Mr. Williams got the chair, called "Think" by Steelcase Inc. It has become equally popular with his co-workers at the Grand Rapids, Mich., food-service company where he is a product-management executive.

    Does Your Chair Have Your Back?


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