Commodities: Pizza stocks fluctuate


The prices for cheese and wheat increased, gasoline remained unchanged, and pizza stocks fluctuated.


Commodities: Cheese down, wheat up and gasoline unchanged

The price for cheese dropped during the week, wheat increased and gasoline remained unchanged.

Commodities: Wheat up, gasoline continues to drop

The price of wheat increased 23 cents last week, while prices at the pump continued to drop.

Commodities: Price of gasoline continues to drop

The price for gasoline continues to drop, while cheese prices remain flat. Here’s a look at the rest of the market.

Prices continue to fall at the pump

The price for wheat and gasoline have dropped, with a major decrease in gas in the past month. Here’s a look at the rest of the market.

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How one restaurant became ‘EMV ready’

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Wheat, gasoline prices down

The price for wheat decreased by 12 cents, and regular unleaded gasoline dropped 13 cents over the past week.

Commodities: Cheese prices still rising

The price for cheese increased by 6 cents, but wheat prices dropped 16 cents over the past week.

Commodities: Cheese down, gasoline up

The price for cheese fell by nearly 5 cents, but gasoline has increased 8 cents over the past week.

Commodities: Are wheat prices coming back up?

After wheat has fallen steadily for several weeks, it is up 2 cents.

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Zenput debuts thermometer integration for food quality control, compliance

Zenput, a provider of mobile operations management for retailers and restaurants, has announced an integration with BlueTherm probe thermometers, which lets restaurants, franchises and multi-unit food service businesses instantly measure and log temperature for prepared foods.

Watterstrom, Creative Revolutions partner to help increase turnover speeds

Watterstrom Company and Creative Revolutions have partnered with mobile technology to solve the lack of communication in restaurants, according to a company press release.

Papa John’s selects Red e App to increase opps efficiency

Papa John’s selects Red e App to increase its operational efficiency through mobile workflow communication with its corporate managers.

Supply chain strategic value growing due to greater consumer control, Technomic says

Technomic released its latest report, State of the Foodservice Supply Chain 2014.

LRS releases waitlist app that sends table status updates to host stand remotely

Long Range Systems, a supplier of technology designed to improve and enhance the guest experience, announced an updated version of On Cue for Restaurants.

Detroit Style Pizza Co. unveils new pan made for signature pizza style

Detroit Style Pizza Co. unveiled a new pan designed to yield an authentic Detroit Style Pizza.

Gas prices, other commodities relatively stable

Most commodities haven't seen much change this report week.

Middleby acquires high speed slicing unit

The Middleby Corporation announced it will acquire the assets and the manufacturing facility of the High Speed Slicing business unit of Marel, which has annual revenues of approximately $15 million USD.

FTC challenges proposed Sysco, US Foods merger

The Federal Trade Commission alleges that if the merger between Sysco and US Foods goes forward as proposed, foodservice customers, including restaurants, would likely face higher prices and diminished service.

NoshList changes name to match its app, WaitList Me

NoshList has changed its name to Waitlist Me, according to a company announcement.

Middleby Corp acquires pizza oven manufacturer assets

The Middleby Corporation, foodservice equipment provider, announced it has acquired the assets of Marsal & Sons Inc., a manufacturer of deck ovens based in Lindenhurst, New York with annual revenues of approximately $5 million.

POSsible rolls out latest POS-in-a-Box solution

POSsible POS announced the rollout of its latest restaurant plug-and-play in-a-box solution available at retailers nationwide.

Columbus Foods launches 'all-natural' pizza line

San Francisco-based Columbus Foods is launching an all new ready-to-bake, all-natural pizza line.

Chipotle on Cargill: Don't stop at group housing for sows

Cargill, one of the largest pork producers in the U.S., has completed conversion of all its company-owned farms to group housing for sows. It's a step in the right direction, said a spokesperson for the Chipotle Mexican Grill, but Cargill needs to go further.

Domino's Tracker available for Samsung Smart TVs on Super Bowl Sunday

Domino's expects to deliver more than 11 million pizza slices and more than 3 million chicken wings nationwide on Super Bowl Sunday.

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