Industry News

The Starbucks Coffee Company announced that it is pleased that the company and Paul Twohig resolved a lawsuit that Starbucks filed against Twohig, who left the coffee company to join the Dunkin’...
Taco Bell announced that it will give away Black Jack Tacos after dark on Halloween, which is also game three of the World Series. The free Black Jack Taco will be available at participating Taco...
Pizza Patrón announced that same-store comparable sales increased 3.63 percent in September. The company was helped by strong sales of its medium-sized Amigo Pizza and its retail price structure...
United Fresh Produce Association president and CEO Tom Stenzel reiterated the produce industry’s support for strong commodity-specific food safety standards during testimony before the U.S....
Restaurant professionals and brothers Dhavel and Hetal Patel signed a master franchise agreement to open 20+ Freshii stores in parts of New York City. Dhavel and Hetal own and operate 7 Dunkin’...
Cousins Subs is hosting a virtual costume contest through its official Facebook fan page, where users can win $500 and free Cousins Subs for a year by posting photos of themselves celebrating...
Grecian Delight Foods, manufacturers and marketers of Mediterranean and ethnic-inspired foods for the foodservice and retail markets, is celebrating 35 years as an industry provider. A year-long...
Jamba Juice announced that it will help New York City become a little more green as it aligns itself with MillionTreesNYC on October 24 to plant 20,000 trees in one day. As part of the company's...
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation will open a second Raleigh, North Carolina, location, a new Neighborhood Shop, on October 24 at 11 a.m. The new Neighborhood Shop in City Plaza is located in a...
The Depreciation Fairness Coalition, led by the National Restaurant Association, sent a letter to each member of the U.S. Congress urging an extension of the 15-year depreciation schedule for...
Andreas Kotal, owner of Salad Room—Vienna, Austria’s first fast-casual salad concept—entered into a master franchise agreement with Freshii to convert his existing restaurant to...
Yoforia, having established a frozen yogurt presence in Atlanta, announced that it is expanding outside of the Georgia and opening two new stores this winter in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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The U.S. Senate is focused on healthcare reform, but if legislators want to save 5,000 lives and prevent 325,000 unnecessary and expensive hospitalizations each year, they should fix food safety...
Smithfield's Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q, an Eastern North Carolina–style Bar-B-Q, announced its new Internet campaign aimed at reaching customers outside of North Carolina.

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VeriFone announced a strategic partnership with Mocapay to deliver mobile gift and couponing on behalf of its customers, integrated with VeriFone customer-facing payment systems. Mocapay...