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Pizza Fusion was recently awarded Gold and Silver certifications by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for its first two restaurants built to LEED specifications,Palm Beach Gardens...
McAlister’s is debuting a number of innovative additions while celebrating its 20th year of operation.

The most recognizable changes are the redesign of its distinctive menu...

Leonard M. Gold, president of the New England-Canada Business Council, warns against the growing protectionist sentiment in the U.S., saying that it will only deepen and prolong the recession by...
Lisa Kro, managing director and chief financial officer of Goldner Hawn Private Equity, a Minneapolis-based equity investment firm, has been named to Famous Dave's of America's (NASDAQ: DAVE -...
Auntie Anne’s Pretzels hit a triple milestone with the first store opening in Mexico. The expansion into Mexico marks the 200th international store opening and brings the chain’s worldwide...
Jones Soda Co. (NASDAQ: JSDA - News) board of directors appointed Joth Ricci president and CEO, effective May 1, 2009. Ricci, who has served as the company’s COO since January 22, 2008, succeeds...
The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) will present the United States Taster’s Championship in Atlanta, April 16-19, in conjunction with its annual exposition. This is the first time...
Little Caesar Enterprises today celebrates U.S. veteran Rick Loz's second store with a grand opening in Easton at 2439 Butler St. One year ago, Loz opened his first Little Caesars franchise in...
Carl’s Jr. restaurants will begin satisfying bourbon cravings morning, noon and night with the new Kentucky Bourbon Burger.

“There’s something about the flavor of Kentucky bourbon that goes...

AFC Enterprises (Nasdaq: AFCE - News), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes, today reported results for its fiscal year 2008 which ended December 28, 2008. The company also provided guidance...
Pennant Foods entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a portion of the General Mills Bakeries and Food Service frozen bread dough business. Pennant is a member of the Fresh Start Bakeries...
Corporate Accountability International, an organization that has compelled corporations from Nestle to General Electric to halt abusive practices, is now taking on the fast-food industry.

In...

On the heels of an announcement outlining the consolidation of Pretzelmaker and Pretzel Time, the pretzel franchise will once again be hosting National Pretzel Day, Sunday, April 26, with free...
Bernie Madoff. Fine. John Thain. OK. But the sacred allowance? So not cool.

The economic crisis has claimed plenty of victims, but the most recent is especially bad for quick-serves....

On the heels of the largest product recall in U.S. history, an American Society for Quality (ASQ) survey reveals that although the majority of the food industry may be following safe production...
Tom Stenzel, president and CEO of the United Fresh Produce Association, will testify today before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health as part of a hearing to...