Industry News

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...

Fatburger has opened its first cobranded location in Tunisia with sister restaurant Buffalo’s Express. The fast casual duo brings all-American burgers and chicken wings to the country’s famous coastal town...

Planet Sub is buying anyone named “Joe” a free six-inch sandwich this Friday for National Joe Day.This marks the 2nd year the oven-baked sandwich chain has offered their customers named Joe a...

Gigi’s Cupcakes, America’s largest gourmet cupcake and specialty baked goods franchise, is currently seeking local franchise partners to develop two new bakeries in Columbia, South Carolina. Gigi’s Cupcakes...

Today, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s introduce the new Thickburgers El Diablo. Available at Hardee’s today and at Carl’s Jr. starting Wednesday, Thickburgers El Diablo feature four sources of fiery flavor: sliced...

Anaren Inc.’s Wireless Group announced today the official launch of its Cellular Machines product line, which sends real-time sensor data over a cellular network where it can be received on mobile devices,...

G.E.T. Enterprises LLC, a supplier of creative tabletop solutions for the commercial foodservice industry, announced its completed merger with Irvine-based Bugambilia International Inc. on Friday.

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Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria, the only create-your-own, handcrafted pizzeria concept of its kind with a World Pizza Champion at the helm, has signed a development agreement for three restaurants in the...

Villa Enterprises, multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced Villa Italian Kitchen is now open with two new locations at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA...

National DCP, the $2 billion supply chain management cooperative serving the franchisees of Dunkin’ Donuts, received the 2015 Supply Chain Pioneer of the Year Award from Partnership Gwinnett during their...

Sub lovers from coast to coast can make a substantial difference tomorrow by joining Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving.”

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its authentic fresh-sliced, fresh-grilled subs, is...

Rita’s Franchise Company, the franchise company of the world’s largest Italian Ice concept, Rita’s Italian Ice, announced it completed a refinancing of the company’s debt with leading lenders SunTrust Bank...

After years of trial and error, Panda Express introduced its new Chinese Spare Ribs last week. Slow-cooked, bone-in ribs are rare within the limited-service sector, and Panda Express's rendition will be...

McAlister’s Deli announced today it is targeting Phoenix for franchise growth. The brand is seeking experienced multi-unit restaurant operators to help expand McAlister’s presence in the market through...

In its 14th consecutive year of issuing a Global Responsibility Report, Starbucks offers its perspective on what it means to be a corporate citizen in the 21st  century and shares its...

Pizza Hut Restaurants announced today that it has chosen to license APT’s Test & Learn and Menu Analyzer software suite to improve its data-driven decision-making across capital investments, pricing,...