Industry News

Auntie Anne’s will roll out "the first known carb-conscious, fresh-baked, hand-rolled soft pretzel product" nationwide beginning July 11.

Known as Smart Bites, the pretzels contain one...

The head of Hardee's independent franchisees told CKE Restaurants, Inc., stockholders today that CEO and President Andy Puzder and his management team deserve credit for improved sales and...

Raving Brands has changed the name of its Mama Fu's Noodle House to Mama Fu's Asian House. According to a statement issued by the company, the change reflects a more definitive Pan Asian...

Starbucks Coffee Company will roll out its new Frappuccino Light blended coffee with a "North America sampling day" on June 30. The company says customers are invited to visit any U.S. or...

Beginning on June 30, more than 50 Krystal restaurants in seven states will offer free wireless internet access for customers.

"The interest and demand for the convenience of high-...

Panera Bread's system-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales decreased 0.9% for the four weeks ended June 12, 2004. Company stores were down 0.1%, while franchises were down 1.3%.

The chain...

Quiznos Sub has added a line of low-carb, "toasted" salads to its menu.

According to a company spokesperson, "the secret is that Quiznos toasts the meats and cheeses to bring out all the...

Taco Bell and Major League Baseball Properties have reached a three-year sponsorship agreement that will make Taco Bell the "Official Quick Service Restaurant" of Major League Baseball.

As...

After a year plus of struggles, Schlotzsky's board of directors removed the senior management of the company and elected a new interim chief executive officer.

A company spokesperson said...

Fred DeLuca, the 56-year-old founder of Subway Restaurants, will carry the Olympic torch through the streets of Brooklyn next Saturday. His quarter-mile run will begin on Myrtle Avenue and...

Seemingly bucking industry trend, Cousins Subs has added a new bread and sandwich line to its menu.

The Ciabatta sandwich line features three new menu items. All are made on...

McDonald's is sampling Coca-Cola C2 at 27 restaurants in five markets. According to Coke, Coca-Cola C2 has half the carbohydrates, calories, and sugar of regular cola, and "all the great...

Sonic Drive-In has announced a new line of "Fresh Tastes" salads, featuring grilled chicken, jumbo popcorn chicken, and Santa Fe chicken salads that can be ordered with a choice of Hidden...

Dairy Queen will introduce a "MooLatté" frozen blended coffee drink line made with coffee, ice, and DQ soft-serve ice cream.

"It’s no secret that coffee has become a designer industry,"...

AFC Enterprises has named Kenneth L. Keymer, a 25-year restaurant industry veteran, as president of Popeyes Chicken...