Industry News

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it was awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its Gurnee, Illinois location. The restaurant was built in 2008...
Global Green’s Coalition for Resource Recovery (CORR) convened 80 participants for a “value chain caucus” aimed at diverting prepared food packaging from the nation’s landfills.

Various...
Submarina California Subs announced a significant investment in the company by Kerensa Investment Fund 1 LLC. The new alliance enables the 32-year-old sub chain to pursue a larger market share...
Tyson Foods Inc. donated 30,000 pounds of much-needed chicken, beef, and pork to the Three Square Food Bank on June 1 to help alleviate hunger in Las Vegas. The donation event was attended by...
The National Restaurant Association issued a statement from executive vice president of public affairs Beth Johnson following the Obama Administration’s recommendations to strengthen the nation’s...
The new Douglas, Arizona, Carl’s Jr. location, owned and operated by MJKL Enterprises, posted $108,596 in sales in its first week, setting a company sales record. The new location is owned by...
A recent survey from consumer, product, and media intelligence researcher Mintel International found that taste and hunger satisfaction trump nutrition in the eyes of average American diners when...
With Americans vacationing less this summer, according to a recent Associated Press poll, Corner Bakery Cafe today introduced its “Stay Local” program, encouraging guests to explore and...
Naked Juice became the first nationally-distributed brand to transition to a 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic or PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottle. The Naked reNEWabottle embodies...
McDonald's is launching Mocha Mondays, where consumers can cool off with a complimentary 7 oz. Iced Mocha or indulge in a 8 oz. Hot Mocha each Monday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at participating...
In a landslide that would make any politician envious, America voted recently to keep Colonel Harland Sanders as the advertising face for KFC's popular new Kentucky Grilled Chicken (KGC). Of the...
The Cereal Bowl announced an agreement to expand its brand internationally into Qatar and other regions of the Middle East.

The agreement is between Cereal Bowl International LLC, a...
Annica Kreider, director of marketing for McAlister’s Deli, will lead a panel of industry experts in the second summer webinar from Share Our Strength’s Great American Dine Out, the annual...
Extreme Pizza continued its expansion into northern California after opening the doors of its ninth location, in San Ramon, California.

“We are very excited to be opening a location in...
The Obama Administration’s food safety recommendations included several produce industry objectives that were pushed by the United Fresh Produce Association. The White House action was based on...
Steak Escape opened its second Middle East location in May, in the island country of Bahrain. The new restaurant opened in the Juffair Centre, an in-line center within walking distance of a U.S....