Industry News

After introducing restaurant-quality Tuscani Pastas in April 2008, Pizza Hut today announced the addition of a new Tuscani menu item -- lasagna.

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Gifford’s Ice Cream, the multi-generation family-owned and -operated ice cream enterprise based in central Maine, has been recognized with three national industry awards for its Chocolate,...
Bd’s Mongolian Grill is continuing its focus on heart health in the final four weeks of its “Fun Fit Food” campaign, which ends Feb. 28. In partnership with the American Heart Association, bd’s...
Today Nick Shepherd was named president and CEO of global casual dining leader Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, parent of T.G.I. Friday's and Pick Up Stix restaurants. Shepherd will replace...
On Wednesday, Jan. 28, Panera Bread bakery-cafes throughout the country are inviting customers to celebrate Panera's new breakfast experience by sharing free cups of its new Light and Dark Roast...
East Coast quick-casual chain California Tortilla will donate more than 400 pounds of rice and beans to So Others Might Eat (SOME) and the D.C. Central Kitchen -- one pound for each customer who...
The sudden and unexpected death of a Minnesota woman who fell victim to a nationwide Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak has prompted a wrongful death lawsuit against Virginia-based Peanut...
Whole Grains Council and Oldways named UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTC BB:UFFC.OB - News), an operator of "better-for-you" fast-casual restaurants, runner-up in the quick-serve category of the...
Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ - News) today announced the opening of its 300th store in Canada. The milestone store is located in Kelowna, British Columbia, and is owned by franchisee Jamie Banner....
Fruit grower-owned cooperative Knouse Foods launched a new line of single-serve Musselman’s applesauces to meet the rising demand for more healthful options with meals.

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Yesterday, Solo Cup Company announced the introduction of a new compostable paper hot cup lined with poly-lactic acid (PLA), a plant-based resin. Made from 100 percent renewable resource...
Now through Feb. 14, Krispy Kreme Donuts (NYSE: KKD - News) is featuring its scrumptious heart doughnuts. These heart-shaped offerings are topped with white icing and then decorated with red,...
Papa Murphy's International today announced that it closed 2008 with $585 million in total U.S. systemwide sales, a nearly 17 percent increase from 2007. Now the fifth largest pizza company in...
In celebration of the fact that Pizza Hut will now deliver restaurant-quality pasta across Canada, the famed franchise is officially changing its name to Pasta Hut (on a temporary basis), as of...