Industry News

This week the pork industry is learning the hard way that there's a lot in a name.

There’s no need to connect the dots much more than to mention two words: swine flu.

Ever since the...

Burgerville, an iconic quick-service restaurant chain in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is now pairing local beers and wines with its new gourmet seasonal offerings at its Salmon Creek...
ConAgra Foods announced today the winners of its 2009 Sustainable Development Awards. In total, the projects have reduced carbon emissions by more than 25,000 metric tonnes, eliminated 4,000 tons...
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption today announced the third annual Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in the food, beverage, and restaurants industry. Wendy’s International Inc. in Dublin,...
In an IHOP world, moms rule. Call it the universal holiday, more than 96 percent of Americans celebrate Mother's Day in some form or another. With more than 82 million moms in the U.S., that...
TUUCI, a global leader in innovative shade structures, was named runner-up for the 2008 Manufacturer of the Year award, presented by the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA). TUUCI was...
A Southern icon and fast-food innovator for more than 76 years, The Krystal Company is giving its guests big reasons to celebrate National Hamburger Month this May. In honor of America's favorite...
McDonald's Restaurants of the Greater Philadelphia Region will host a Hiring Day on May 5 to highlight available jobs. Participating McDonald's Restaurants will provide information on careers and...
Health and wellness may be top-of-mind trends in consumer dining, but a new study by foodservice consultants Technomic finds that there has not been a significant migration away from fried foods...
Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM - News) today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase up to $150 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.700 percent Senior Notes due July...
The outlook for the restaurant industry improved in March, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity rose for the third consecutive month. The...
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) today re-issued a series of It’s Not Flu As Usual guides on pandemic flu preparedness, including one for businesses.

“Worry and fear will not protect...

YoCream International Inc. (YOCM) is strengthening its international business with new distribution partners in Japan and Taiwan. Ocean going containers of YoCream Frozen Yogurt are destined for...
C. Larry Pope, President and Chief Executive Officer of Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD - News), sent the following letter to all employees:

To Our Employees:

Like you, I have been...

For years, Orlando has had its burger, pizza, and chicken "wars," but now the area is the site for what could become the next "taco war"--a battle for supremacy among the biggest players in the...
MaggieMoo's is offering customers a newly designed line of ice cream cakes for Mother's and Father's Day and even graduation celebrations. It will include the new Queen Dream Cake, Tie Dream Cake...