Industry News

Pizza Patrón announced that it has appointed an executive with extensive Latin business experience as the company’s new president.

Guillermo Estrada, who has been executive vice...
Extreme Pizza announced its plan to reach out to customers with Mobidines, a customized ordering system from Pogo Corporation that enables mobile phone users to instantly place delivery and to-go...
The National Restaurant Association announced that it is accepting proposals for education sessions for its 2010 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and International Wine, Spirits...
MSA (MarketSmart), a North Carolina–based marketing and communications agency, captured three Best Practices awards at the fourth annual Subway Agency Summit held recently in Miami.
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While many restaurant chains, including Arby’s, have made the switch to trans fat–free cooking oils, one Richmond, Virginia, company is taking healthy eating to the next level by...
Food industry leaders throughout Michigan gathered October 1 for the Food Epprentice Experience, a food leadership initiative created by Paragon Leadership International to boost the regions’...
According to the U.S. Potato Board, the announcement by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) naming potatoes to the list of the “Top 10 Riskiest Foods Regulated by the U.S. Food...
With fall in full swing and the economy still in a rut, Jamba Juice launched a campaign to make sure customers new and old are still “feeling good.”

The company’s Feel Good Moments...
Fresh grapes are being used more and more as a staple ingredient in the foodservice sector, giving consumers a wide variety of taste with three grape colors: green, black, and red. Panera Bread...
On October 13, Hardee’s restaurants operated by Boddie-Noell Enterprises across Virginia will sell stars for a dollar to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia. The annual fundraiser, called...
IHOP announced that its restaurants nationwide will celebrate National Pancake Day on February 23, 2010 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., offering a free short stack of its buttermilk pancakes to each...
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees and Smoothies introduced its newest line of branded Hawaiian-flavored coffees. The coffees are available in Maui Wowi Hawaiian’s stores worldwide.

Maui Wowi...
National Franchise Sales (NFS), a franchise business brokerage company based in Southern California with nine offices nationwide, announced the completion of the sale of 27 Hardee’s restaurants...
Dunkin’ Donuts unveiled a harvest of foods and beverages celebrating the flavors of the fall season. Emphasizing the traditional tastes of pumpkin and apple, Dunkin’ Donuts’ fall lineup features...
Paisano’s, a six-unit gourmet pizza delivery chain, announced that it began franchising in Virginia.

“This marks the beginning of huge things for Paisano’s,” says Fouad Qreitem, CEO of...
Dairy Queen opened its 200th location in China and expects to open 500 more in the next five years.

The 200th store is located in Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi Province. It is...