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Gattis Pizza, LP announced that its has made a donation of $31,000 to The Periwinkle Foundation, which will make it possible for 31 youth cancer patients from Texas Children's Cancer Center in...
Cheba Hut Toasted Subs has received approval from the state of California to offer franchise opportunities to residents of the state. The company plans to have the first store open in the San...
Dunkin’ Donuts breaks ground today in St. Petersburg, Florida, for its first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified restaurant. To commemorate the event, Dunkin’ Brands...
Rudi’s Organic Bakery, a certified-organic breads brand, announced today that they will be the first to introduce a national line of certified-organic bagels in four great-tasting, mainstream...
PepsiCo Foodservice has entered into a strategic partnership with the not-for-profit Green Restaurant Association. The GRA will work with PepsiCo Foodservice to assist its customers in becoming...
Wendy's announced today that it is introducing a new line of hand-spun Frosty Shakes in three flavors: Vanilla Bean, Chocolate Fudge, and Strawberry.

The new Frosty Shakes, topped with...

Kayem Foods reached an agreement yesterday to acquire the Jordan’s, Deutschmacher, Kirschner, Essem, Tasty Bite, and Willams of Vermont brands from Tyson Foods. This agreement gives Kayem Foods...
NexCen Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXC) has appointed David R. Goldberg to vice president of real estate for NexCen Franchise Management, Inc.

“David is a dynamic, results-driven Corporate Real...

Church’s Chicken celebrates its fifth year of positive same store sales in the U.S. Despite a declining category, the quick-serve chicken brand’s continued success has been attributed in large...
The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) today announced Sodexo as the winner of the 3rd annual Jackie B. Trujillo SOAR Award. Sponsored by Yum! Brands, the SOAR award celebrates companies that are...
Before a packed ballroom, Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), accompanied by Senator Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.), addressed industry insiders at the 2008 National restaurant Association, Restaurant Hotel-...
Recalling the homey wisdom of McDonald’s Corp. founder Ray Kroc, the chief executive of the world’s largest restaurant chain on Saturday called for members of the restaurant industry large and...
You don’t need to spend a lot of marketing dollars to create a sensation among consumers.

Heinz ketchup, Blendtec blenders and Makers Mark whiskey are all examples of brands that have used...

Ethical treatment of animals, environmental impact, carbon footprint: These are all hot button issues in the forefront of public awareness, putting increased pressure on quick-serves and others...
Credit card theft: It’s happening all the time. In recent weeks, the victims of stolen credit card transaction data include restaurant chain Dave...
Just one hour into the 2008 National Restaurant Association (NRA) Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, Chicago's McCormick place is already buzzing. The show is expected to host more than 70,000...