Industry News

Healthy eating is on the minds of many moms, but it’s their eating habits and nutritional knowledge that have the most bearing on what their children eat, according to the NPD Group, a market...
Wahoo’s Fish Taco announced the opening of its new franchise location at the University of California, Irvine. Located on campus at UC Irvine’s student center, the new restaurant will offer all...
Mellace Family Brands, a snack food company known for a diverse product line that includes tree nuts, peanuts, snack mixes, and enrobed chocolate items, announced that IMC Licensing secured a...
Burger King Corp. announced that its ¼ pound Double Cheeseburger is now available for $1. Tested and adopted in multiple markets in the U.S. for the past 18 months, the addition to the BK Value...
Tim Hortons announced the opening of its new unit on the Fort Knox army base in Kentucky, the Canada-based chain’s first location on a U.S. military base.

The base hosts 30,000 people...
In nine weeks, Papa John’s raised $50,000 for the children of Kentucky with the help of University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari.

Calipari’s 850,000 Twitter and Facebook...
Merchant Warehouse, provider of merchant accounts and credit card processing solutions, announced a new partnership with Aldelo, provider of restaurant Point Of Sale (POS) software solutions. The...
A recent beta test of an air curtain specially designed for restaurant drive-thru windows proved to protect teenage workers from extreme temperature exposures and continual vehicle emissions...
With an expanding ethnic population calling the U.S. home, a new Mintel report shows sales of ethnic foods have climbed steadily since 2004 and are set to reach a record high of $2.2 billion in...
Denver-based Spicy Pickle announced it won the Best Sandwich Award for the second straight year from ABC television Channel 7 in Denver's annual A-List Awards. More than 100,000 Spicy Pickle fans...
Taco Bell announced its new 89-cent Black Jack Taco. It’s a limited-time-only addition to the 79-89-99 Why Pay More! Value Menu and a twist on the chain’s classic Crunchy Taco.

The Black...
Shane’s Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands company, introduced a new dipping sauce—Shane’s Shack Sauce—as a new way to compliment its original chicken tenders. Shane’s Shack Sauce recipe is a...
Sweet Leaf Tea Company launched a new line of 16-ounce aluminum cans available in six flavors. The new offerings include four classic Sweet Leaf Tea flavors and two new flavors.

The new...
Although food prices have dropped from last year's record highs, fallout from the financial crisis is driving an increasing number of children into hunger, says organization Save the Children....
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill Franchising LLC announced it will begin franchising its fast-casual restaurant concept, which offers Mediterranean menu options. Franchising will be used as one of...
North Carolina Subway restaurants and the North Carolina State Fair teamed up to co-sponsor the “$5 Footlong Song Challenge” song-writing/singing contest that will be presented at the North...