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Rutter’s Brings Automation to the Fryer

​ELMHURST, Ill. – At Rutter’s, automation—a buzz word in today’s retail environment—is at play to help bring safety and efficiency to its foodservice operation. The convenience store chain, based in York, Pennsylvania, is relying on an automated system to filter and recycle fryer oil.Ryan Krebs, director of foodservice at Rutter’s, explains in Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine that the 68-store chain recently transitioned to a dual tank, automated fryer oil management system....

King of the Fried Chicken: Food Giant deli sells staggering amounts of chicken

The Food Pyramid in the South is bigger than those of other regions, mainly because "Fried Chicken" is considered its own food group.  Here in the Golden Triangle, you don't have to venture far to find it. From gas stations and grocery stores to franchise chicken restaurants, fried chicken is but a stone's throw away no matter where you are.  But of the hundreds of places where it can be found in town, nobody does fried chicken like the Food Giant grocery store on Alabama Street in...

Maine’s first Krispy Kreme opens, and it’s likely not the last

SACO — Sonia and Moe Damon of Saco rolled out of bed long before dawn Tuesday, wrapped themselves in jackets and blankets and headed outside to wait for the doughnuts.The mother and son joined dozens of other fans of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for the opening of the first location in Maine. The arrival of the iconic doughnut shop in Maine was welcome news to the Damons, who eagerly watched the construction of the store and planned to be there when the “hot light” sign was lit for the first time....