Industry News

Rita’s Italian Ice announced that the company began selling franchises in San Antonio. Earlier this year, Texas became the 18th state to join the Rita’s franchise family, with the opening of the...
Red Mango announced it will launch a new seasonal flavor of its nonfat frozen yogurt, Pumpkin Spice, to celebrate the favorite food of the fall harvest. Pumpkin Spice frozen yogurt is available...
Hatco, a foodservice equipment provider, announced its commitment to sustainability, which it has branded “ECOization.” ECOization encompasses Hatco’s ongoing process to reduce waste, save energy...
Carvel announced that it has introduced a cheesecake ice cream. The ice cream has a cheesecake-like texture and is being featured in the following products: Hand-dipped Cheesecake Ice Cream;...
Meeting today’s tough economic challenges was the central theme for the 2009 TABASCO Brand Hottest Chef Contest—and the prize for the one hot menu item that wouldn’t break the budget was a...
ArrowStream, a provider of supply chain solutions for the foodservice industry, announced an agreement with Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (ENRGI) to enhance supply chain management throughout...
UFood Restaurant Group announced that its newest Logan Airport Terminal C location in Boston marks a new franchise relationship with Midfield Concession Enterprises of Romulus, Michigan. Midfield...
Steak Escape announced that in a recent promotion giving customers a chance to win free wraps for a year it saw its e-newsletter sign-up rate jump 27 percent. The contest, which awarded four...
Papa John’s Pizza is throwing a parking lot celebration to raise community awareness of Georgia-based charity HeroBox in Riverside, Ohio, on October 17 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Woodman Avenue...
Miscela d’Oro’s third-generation master roaster Umberto Urbano announced Espresso Natura, the company’s first-ever Fair Trade Organic espresso blend. Unlike most of Italy’s Fair Trade Organic...
Sweet Leaf Tea Company announced that it secured multiple distribution deals, bringing Sweet Leaf Tea into key metropolitan areas in five states.

The Austin, Texas–based maker of...
The American Culinary Federation’s Chef...
Wingstop announced positive comparable store sales for the 25th consecutive quarter, dating back to July 2003.

Wingstop ended the most recent quarter with a 1.6 percent increase and is...
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will promote physical activity and safety when it opens its sixth Columbus, Ohio, restaurant on October 19.

In partnership with the Columbus Public Health’...
To fight breast cancer and support the Breast Cancer Network of Strength and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization, Bulbrite, supplier of energy-efficient light source solutions, is...
In two weeks since the national availability of Starbucks VIA Ready Brew, and a four-day customer taste challenge in all U.S. and Canada Starbucks stores, early indicators show that Starbucks VIA...