When you get to spend two days with some of the biggest names in convenience stores, you learn a thing or two. When you get to have a one on one conversations with THE GODFATHER of convenience foodservice, you learn a thing or five. Jerry Wiener, the often regarded as the Godfather of Convenience Foodservice, spent some time at the Convenience Foodservice Exchange show this past week. We had the opportunity to chat with him and catch his presentation to get real insights to the growing trends and problems the convenience store realm faces. Today we’ll give you a run down on what you need to know from the Godfather!
Where can you meet over 23 THOUSAND convenience and fuel retailing industry professionals in a four-day, buying, selling, learning and networking event? Of course, that would be at the 2016 NACS show in Atlanta, Georgia this October! We’re gearing up for the the NACS show and we’re ready to show off some new products in addition to the equipment you already know and love. Will you be at the 2016 NACS Show? Read on to learn more about the show and why you should attend!
You’re sitting at your desk, it’s about 12:15 and you’ve yet to take your lunch break, you’re stomach growls. In strolls your coworker, and they’ve brought back their lunch to eat at their desk. And then it hits you: that smell, that glorious, mouthwatering, cravable, smell. It’s salty, sweet and perhaps even nutty. They’ve got French fries with their lunch and they’d better be prepared to share because now the entire office’s mouths are watering because the French fries smell SO good.
Let’s face it, French fries have a uniquely strong and delicious smell. If I’m being honest, the smell of fresh French fries is what I imagine heaven smells like, and up there the calories don’t count either! What is it that makes French fries smell so good? Turns out, there is some research behind the fried spud smell that everyone craves and today we’re diving in with a little science lesson!