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Future 49ers stadium to deliver food to seat
The Sports Crave
The San Francisco 49ers have developed a new feature for receiving your food at the new Levi Stadium. The 49ers will deliver your phone through your mobile phone's GPS, which means no waiting in line. San Francisco will be the first in the league to offer this incredible feature.
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ASSOCIATION NEWS


NAC Expo preregistration closed
NAC
Preregistration for the NAC annual Concession & Hospitality Expo is closed as of Tuesday, July 8. You may still register on-site at the Denver Marriott City Center. We hope to see you all next week at the Expo!
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Welcome new members!
NAC
NAC is pleased to welcome new members:
John Mckitrick of Mann Theatres, Inc.
Amber Christopher of Denver Zoo
Mitchell Roberts of Texas Cinema

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IN THE NEWS


Self-serve beer stations make debut
ESPN
Self-serve beer stations are up and running in Target Field, so Minnesota Twins fans and those who attend the Major League Baseball All-Star festivities can decide what they want and even how much they want of it. The machines, called DraftServ, are a partnership between concessionaire Delaware North and Anheuser-Busch.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  MARS Chocolate Bites

New-Twix® Brand Bites will deliver excitement to your concessions! Bite size perfection is the biggest innovation in the Twix® Brand history. Available April 2014. Twix® Bites will punctuate the Mars Chocolate portfolio. Movie going consumers will love the bite size unwrapped Twix®. Pre-order today.

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Forget dinner. It's always snack time in America
The Wall Street Journal
Americans are becoming serial snackers. What started as grazing more than three decades ago has turned into willy-nilly consumption patterns, disrupting the American diet of three meals a day and making the pillars of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch and bacon and eggs for breakfast a part of the past — and roiling the food industry in the process.
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Push button for pizza: A new era for vending machines
Reviewed.com
There are a growing number of companies working to create vending machines that dispense your favorite treats. It's a new dawn for speedy snacking.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Feed Your Crave

Japan's #1 Fruit Chew has been sweeping the nation and is poised to become the next American Favorite! Hi-Chew can be found in 5 tantalizingly juicy flavors at convenience and grocery stores across the United States! No matter which flavor you choose, you’re in for a long-lasting, mouth-watering treat! Enjoy!"

www.hi-chew.com
 


You can find real beer at Dodger Stadium, as long as you know where to look
Los Angeles Times
Dodger Stadium added craft beer options as part of the overall improvements to the classic stadium last year, and it has continued to expand the offerings for the 2014 season. There are now more craft beers available — including locally brewed options — than ever before, as long as you know where to look.
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These are America's favorite hot dog toppings
Houston Chronicle
How do you take your hot dog? If you're like most Americans, the answer is clear: slathered in mustard. According to the weiner-centric restaurant chain JJ's Red Hots, the yellow goo is America's favorite hot dog topping.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
 
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Are you overlooking what your customers are looking over?
By Harry J. Friedman
Most retailers spend a great deal of time making their stores visually appealing. Whether your merchandising style projects an opulent, prestigious image, or a carnival of bargains, you're no doubt attempting to attract customers. Sometimes, however, areas not considered display areas that are plainly visible to customers are overlooked. Unfortunately, there are times when these unintentional displays make a greater impression on your customer than your most magnificent strokes of merchandising genius.
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Corn avalanche coming as rain trumps US planting slide
Bloomberg
Many growers across the Midwest expect a second straight record corn crop that will boost domestic stockpiles already at a four-year high. Output in the U.S. will jump 2.8 percent to 14.314 billion bushels, the most ever, researcher The Linn Group Inc. estimated in a July 1 report.
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Soda tax's last stand? Bay Area preps for showdown
The Associated Press via ABC News
If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don't pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out? Sugary drinks have been under fire for years, with many blaming them for rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases. Yet efforts to curb consumption by imposing taxes and other measures have failed, in part because the beverage industry has spent millions to defeat the efforts.
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The ebb and flow of food trends
Specialty Food Association
Denise Purcell writes: "'How do food trends get started?' is a question I'm often asked and up until now did not have a great answer for. But two recent and seemingly unconnected food events held in New York City have me mulling the topic."
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  UL & UL Sanitation Listed Floss Machines

Gold Medal has the only UL & UL Sanitation Listed floss machines on the market today. Now, operators can become their areas' profit leader thanks to the patent-pending quick-release floss cap and floaters. We have also integrated all existing model options and styles into one cabinet design.

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Do you have the right focus?
By Adrian Davis
Typically, 80 percent of your profitability comes from 20 percent of your accounts. Yet, if you are like most businesses, you spread your attention across 100 percent of your accounts while you scramble to acquire even more. How many customers do you have that purchase little from you, and yet are demanding in terms of the support and attention they require? At the other extreme are those customers that do purchase a lot from you, but they exploit you. And then there's the right-fit customer.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Deconstructing the perfect hamburger (The New York Times via Tampa Bay Times)
State high court rules New York City ban on large sodas is illegal (Reuters)
Do you have the right focus? (By Adrian Davis)
This hot dog inspired by Johnny Manziel could be the messiest thing at the ballpark (USA Today)
The new rules of HR: How to hire better talent (By Scott Steinberg)

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