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CKE and Coke Sign Multi-Year Beverage Agreement

2008-01-14 Parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, CKE renews its beverage contract with the soft drink provider.

Hardee's Debuts Bacon Cheddar Fries

2007-12-10 The new menu item was developed following the popularity of their recently introduced Natural Cut Fries.

Hardee's Sells 30 Restaurants in Kansas City

2007-12-05 The sale to Rising Stars, LLC is part of the company's continued refranchising program which began in April.

Hardee's Delays Conversion to Canola Oil

2007-11-26 Originally the company planned to complete the roll out by early 2008, but it has been delayed until the end of next year.

Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger Returns

2007-11-12 Back by popular demand, Hardee's reintroduces its tribute to a true American classic.

Hardee's Rolls Out Breakfast Burrito

2007-10-15 The limited-time menu item contains eggs, bacon, ham, hash browns, and sausage gravy.

Hardee's, Carl's Jr. and PETA Reach Deal

2007-09-26 The Hardee's and Carl's Jr. fast-food chains will begin purchasing eggs and pork from suppliers who do not keep animals in cages or crates, spokesmen for Hardee's and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Wednesday.

Hardee's New Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich

2007-09-19 Hardee's continues its strategy of bringing full-service restaurant quality products to its fast-food customers.

Hardee's Launches New Natural Cut French Fries

2007-08-20 New thicker fries with potato skin left to complement to Hardee's Thickburger(TM) menu. Guests can sample new fries during "Free Fry-Day" promotion on Friday, Aug. 24.

CKE Restaurants Sells La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill

2007-05-30 CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced that it will sell its La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill restaurants.