Industry News

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD - News; the "Company") last week reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2010, ended August 2, 2009.

Second Quarter Highlights...

Sandella's Flatbread Cafe announces that franchise opportunities for its fast-casual cafe outlets are now available in locations throughout Orange County.

Sandella's Flatbread Cafes serve...

Synq Solutions, a provider of in-store marketing and promotional support programs for the fast-casual industry, today announced that Qdoba Mexican Grill will implement Synq Solutions’ full suite...
Papa Bello Enterprises (Pink Sheets: PAPA) announced today that Aero Financial has purchased 20,000,000 shares of stock from the CEO of Papa Bello, Chase Canfield, giving a majority ownership...
Eco-Safe Systems USA Inc. (is pleased to announce the planned expansion of its Culinary Arts installations at the University of Hawaii.

Michael Elliot, president of Eco-Safe, says, "We have...

Naturally Vitamins announced today an interview with Dr. Albert Missbichler, one of the world’s leading experts on food intolerance, in the next issue of Healthy Living magazine. In the...
Dunkin’ Donuts today added buttermilk biscuits to its Oven-Toasted menu, offering customers another option for the Dunkin’ Donuts breakfast sandwiches.

The new Sausage, Egg...

Each year, more than 12 million children in America worry about when their next meal will come.

Thousands of restaurants across the country are helping to end this condition: They have...

These days, small plates on the menu mean big business. Mini-burgers – more commonly known as “sliders” – are the No. 1 appetizer in 2009 according to the National Restaurant Association’s latest...
Sheetz continues to expand its presence in North Carolina with a new store North of Greensboro in Eden. The store sits at 102 North Van Buren Road and brings the total number of locations in the...
Competition is heating up at America’s quick-service chicken restaurants as Pollo Campero continues to inject fresh food and unique spices into the industry. It joins other brands from foreign...
CKE Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:CKR - News) today announced the opening of its first Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Shanghai, China.

This marks the first of more than 100 Carl’s Jr. units planned in the...

Hardee’s announced today a new sports marketing agreement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Carolina basketball as well as their shared...
Family-owned Foster Farms recently announced the acquisition of Fernando’s Mexican Foods from ConAgra Foods.

“We are very pleased with this acquisition,” says Ron Foster, Foster Farms’...

It's not going to be all work and no play for today's consumers. Even as the economy drags people down financially and emotionally, Mintel sees a continued focus on enjoyment and life fulfillment...
Bob Stanley, a veteran of the quick-service food industry, opened Back Yard Burgers on Tuesday, September 1.

The fast-casual restaurant is located at 16211 Athens-Limestone Blvd. which is on...