Industry News

Like burger brands facing rising beef prices, pork-centric concepts are navigating a price hike and anticipated shortage. According to the Chicago Board of Trade, the cost of pork is up 45 percent since the...

As part of its commitment to serve more consumers where they live, work, and play, Johnny Rockets is serving up nontraditional venues across the U.S., including theme parks, casinos, water parks, and...

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf—the iconic Southern California specialty coffee and tea retailer—created an exclusive line of limited-edition coffees and teas for Amazon.com.

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An alliance of food manufacturers, retailers, and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill. The Best...

Juice It Up!, the raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchise, is now offering its brand new Raw Fusion handcrafted juice blend, available at all 80 stores nationwide for a limited time. An industry-...

With more than 60 years in the quick-service game and a robust presence in the South and Central Plains, Sonic Drive-In is making progress in its commitment to expanding across the U.S., primarily through...

Moe’s Southwest Grill, the fast-casual restaurant known for its made-to-order southwest fare, launched a brand new Web and mobile site. The company launched its first national media campaign in 2013,...

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced it received a $420,000 donation from The Coca-Cola Company to support NRAEF’s various engagement programs in 2014, such as...

Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza announced it has signed three new area development agreements to open Blaze Pizza franchise restaurants in Boston, Dallas, and Phoenix. The fast-casual pizza chain now has...

WFF, the premier leadership development organization in the foodservice sector, announced the exclusive content and speakers for its annual Executive Summit, taking place July 28–30 at The Roosevelt...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Denver-based fast-casual, announced updates to its board of directors and senior leadership team to better align with long-term growth objectives. Rob Doran, current chief...

Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt, a self-serve franchise, announced the addition of Greek frozen yogurt to its stores. To kick off its Greek frozen yogurt launch, an...

MIRUS Restaurant Solutions has announced the release of Version 6.0 of its Enterprise business intelligence solution. As with previous upgrades, this enhancement is free and...

Unified Brands announces the addition of John Davis as vice president of marketing and product management reporting to Bill Strenglis, president.

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Rita’s Italian Ice awards franchise and area development agreements for Minnesota to franchisees and area residents, Adam and Angela Ailloni....

Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced an agreement that will soon bring North Dakota its first shop. Currently slated to open this summer, the shop is in development at Fargo’s...