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Following the launch of its latest menu item, Jamba Juice announced today the introduction of its Jamba Economic Boost Plan—oatmeal made with organic steel-cut oats—available for just a buck by...
Rising unemployment, eroding consumer confidence, market volatility, and other economic concerns will take a toll on the restaurant industry in 2009, according to a new report from The NPD Group...
The 84-unit fast-casual chain Souper Salad introduced a new seafood menu especially for the Lenten season last week.

The new Seaside Getaway line includes items such as fish tacos, seafood...

For the twelve months ended December 31, 2008, sales were $19,860,278, up 4 percent from the $19,057,058 reported for the same period in 2007. Income from continuing operations before taxes rose...
McDonald’s Corp. ended test sales of PepsiCo Inc.’s bottled Mountain Dew and Gatorade, handing a victory to Coca-Cola Co., the exclusive fountain-drink provider to the world’s biggest restaurant...
Synq Solutions, the nation’s premier provider of merchandising and promotional support programs serving the quick-service restaurant and retail markets, announced today that it has strengthened...
Animal activist attacks on food retailers increased 377 percent in 2008 from the year before, according to the Animal Agriculture Alliance.

The attacks jumped in number from 9 in 2007 to 34...

Organic To Go (OTCBB: OTGO) announced today that on March 20, 2009, it intends to file a Form 15 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to deregister its common stock and terminate its...
With the launch of Roastburger sandwiches, Arby’s is providing consumers with what they crave--a change in fast food. According to a recent survey from Kelton Research, people are looking for...
Clemmy’s Ice Cream, the only all natural, sugar-free super premium ice cream, has been inundated with more than 1,000 telephone calls and e-mails since Jorge Cruise mentioned the product as part...
NexCen Brands Inc. (PINK SHEETS: NEXC.PK - News) today announced the opening of the first co-branded Marble Slab Creamery and Great American Cookies franchised store in Bahrain. The store opened...
Dennis M. (“DennyMike”) Sherman, talented barbecue chef and lifelong Mainer, has taken the world of authentic Texas barbecue by storm. At the 18th Annual National Barbecue Association’s (NBBQA)...
Elevation Burger franchisees Neeraj and Lisa Vohra are completing construction for the first of their five locations of the popular Northern Virginia organic burger chain. Elevation Burger will...
For the third consecutive year, the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability (HCFS) is awarding a $5,000 grant to the individual or company judged to have the best-executed foodservice or...
For nearly 70 years, Dairy Queen has been a trendsetter, such as with the often imitated but never duplicated signature Blizzard Treat. Now, after more than 200,000 mentions of the brand in the...
Close to 30,000 fans thought they could write clever new commercials for the Hardee’s highly popular Little Thickburger advertising campaign … and they were right. The restaurant chain unveils 16...