Industry News

Smoothie Factory Juice Bar, a leading retailer of real fruit smoothies, fresh cold-squeezed juices, and nutritional products, is now open near the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. This new location...

It's that time of the year again: QSR is looking for the...

To ease the pain of tax filing, Kona Ice is serving up a delicious cup of tax day relief for tense taxpayers in all corners of the country.

Kona Ice will be parked at post offices, tax preparation...

Fast-casual pizza pioneer Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint announced the signing of its largest franchise deal to date. JUMP Restaurant Management, a subsidiary of Jubilee Restaurant Group, will develop 13 Uncle...

Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, the fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain known for its authentically inspired menu choices made to order with fresh ingredients, is looking to outpace results from its successful...

Creamistry, a popular liquid nitrogen ice cream concept, announced its further expansion in the Southern California area with plans to open five new locations. Located in Beverly Hills, Mission Viejo,...

Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced today it has signed an agreement to bring a new shop to Nashville, Tennessee. Slated to open in late summer, the 2,000 square foot shop will be located in the MarketStreet...

Independent food-and-drink industry website platform Happytables introduced its all-new version on Tuesday. Happytables 3 brings a higher level of simplicity and speed to the process of creating and...

Three fans score big in Cousins Subs Three Point Shootout social media contest— the second promotion run with University of Wisconsin Athletics as part of a one-year partnership.

The contest, which...

Sweetgreen has upped the ante on its premium salads with the addition of salmon. The Washington, D.C.–based fast casual will serve the new protein for nine weeks as part of its spring seasonal menu.

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Crushed Red, a progressive Urban Bake and Chop Shop franchise dishing up chopped-to-order salads and artisan-crafted whole grain pizzas, is targeting Kansas City for expansion in 2015. The company is...

BurgerFi has announced its first international development agreement. In a deal with EFIT SA DE CV, 40 restaurants are planned for Mexico City and the surrounding areas over the next five to seven years,...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit launched its twist on the traditional EasterfFeast. The nation’s largest barbecue chain is offering the popular Barbecue Honey Ham or a complete Easter meal that feeds up to twelve...

Mirage Kitchen, a Middle Eastern shawarma shop that serves spit-roasted meats, falafel in three varieties, and other Levantine delicacies in a fast casual setting, expands to Midtown with the opening of its...

ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology provider with more than 16,000 registers in use by retail shops, restaurants, and other organizations, introduced ShopKeep Payments. ShopKeep Payments is a fully...

Consumer-driven demand for higher quality food and beverage experiences is now diffusing from supermarket aisles into a broader range of restaurant formats and foodservice settings.

“Just as people...