Burger King

Burger King Worldwide Holdings to List on NY Stock Exchange

Burger King Worldwide Holdings and Justice Holdings Limited, a publicly listed UK investment vehicle, today announced that they have entered into a definitive business combination agreement.

Under the terms of the agreement 3G Capital, a global investment firm and Burger King Worldwide's principal stockholder, will receive approximately $1.4 billion in cash and continue as the majority shareholder. The Justice shareholders and its founders will own approximately 29% of the combined company.

BK Picks Up Software from Australian Tech Company

Summit Innovations, an electronic communications and technology company from Melbourne, Australia, is bringing its successful software business to the United States, and is using a motorsport program to reach its target market.

Summit’s clients include KFC, Yum Australia, burger chain Hungry Jack’s, and McDonald’s Australia, all of whom now use the system and product mix exclusively in their Australian stores.

Summit Innovations provides the Speed Of Service software to Hungry Jack’s in Australia, and is embarking on an affiliation with its U.S. subsidiary, Burger King.

Frontline’s Box System Saves Time, Oil Costs for BK

Frontline International’s patent-pending Box System for Standard Packaged Oil, winner of a 2012 Kitchen Innovations Award from the National Restaurant Association, was installed in December 2011 at the Burger King in South Paris, Maine. Owner/manager Bill Gannon also owns and operates six other Burger King restaurants in Maine. 

Frontline’s Box System for Standard Packaged Oil is an automated, convenient, safer, and more cost-effective way to dispense fresh cooking oil for refilling fryers. Users simply purchase their choice of fresh oil in boxes or jugs from any vendor.

NFA Endorses SIB, Helping BK Franchisees Save Money

SIB Development & Consulting, a company that helps businesses save money on their recurring expenses, today announced it has been named an endorsed partner by the National Franchisee Association (NFA), an organization that represents nearly 5,000 franchised Burger King restaurants in North America. This partnership could mean millions of dollars in savings for Burger King franchisees.

Burger King Will Share Luck of the Irish with Free Fries

Burger King Corp. is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with free fries for everyone in America. On March 17 and 18, customers can stop in at participating Burger King restaurants to celebrate the luck of the Irish with some gold of their own: a “pot” of golden-brown, crispy french fries.

Of course no St. Patrick’s Day is complete without a little green, so guests can dip their hot and crispy fries into a one-of-a-kind, green St. Paddy’s Sauce from Heinz.

BK Unveils Chef’s Choice Burger Collection

Burger King Corp. today unveiled the latest fire-grilled triple-threat on BK restaurant menus nationwide–the new BK Chef’s Choice burger collection.  

This premium trio includes the Bacon & Bleu BK Chef’s Choice andBacon Cheddar BBQ BK Chef’s Choice varieties in addition to the original BK Chef’s Choice, all designed to surprise and delight taste buds across the country throughout the month of March.

BK Racing Team Heats Up the Track

Burger King Corp. (BKC) announced today that the company has entered into a licensing agreement with BK Racing. As part of the agreement, BKC has licensed the primary paint scheme on the No. 83 and 93 Toyota Camry Sprint Cup cars which debuted during this weekend’s Nascar Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway.

Archway Acquires Marketing Provider Synq Solutions

Archway, a leader in marketing logistics and fulfillment services, announced today that it has acquired Synq Solutions, Inc. (Synq). Synq is a privately held provider of marketing fulfillment and print management services with operating facilities in the Atlanta and Las Vegas metropolitan areas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Penguin in NY Aquarium to Get a Name, Courtesy of BK

The BK Crown Program at Burger King is continuing its endeavor to inspire children’s imaginations and empower them to learn more about important causes and charities.

Through the program’s new promotion with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), children will have the opportunity to name a one year-old, black-footed male penguin residing at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island, Brooklyn. The promotion runs from Jan. 30 through March 4.