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industry headlines

Appeal of Grocer-Prepared Meals Grows

2008-10-08 A new Technomic study found that 62 percent of consumers who say they are purchasing more supermarket-prepared meals are doing so at the expense of quick-service restaurants.

BK Moves to Zero Trans Fats

2008-10-02 By Nov. 1, 2008, all Burger King menu ingredients will contain zero grams artificial trans fat.

YoCream Teams with Jack in the Box

2008-09-26 YoCream will supply the yogurt base used in the Real Fruit Smoothies offered at Jack in the Box restaurants.

Hardee's Brings Back Pork Chop Breakfast Sandwich

2008-09-24 After testing revealed consumer affinity for gravy at breakfast, Hardee's re-released the sandwich as the Pork Chop ‘N’ Gravy Biscuit.

Unilever to Produce Starbucks-Branded Super Premium Ice Cream

2008-09-16 The exclusive licensing deal between Starbucks and Unilever builds upon an existing relationship for the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of Starbucks Tazo.

Starbucks' Healthy Breakfast Goes Live

2008-09-04 The five new permanent healthy breakfast items are now available in participating U.S. and Canadian stores.

Delaware Awards 35-Year Contract to HMSHost

2008-09-03 HMSHost will redevelop and operate the Delaware Service Plaza on I-95. New facility to open in 2010.

Health Motivates Baked Goods Market

2008-09-03 Niche start-up players are standing up to the challenge of rolling out healthier alternatives while multinationals try to shed the lard off their popular brands.

Popeyes Repositions Entire Brand

2008-08-25 Company CMO says the new ad campaign, menu items, and logo emphasize the brand's Louisiana roots and culinary traditions.

Ending Obesity Needs Comprehensive Fix

2008-08-22 A Trust for America's Health study reveals obesity rates are rising. Executive Director addresses role of restaurants.