Industry News

Jack in the Box unveiled its newest antenna ball—a product made to top a car antenna—which will raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor-supported network...
Taco Del Mar introduced its new Mondo Bonfire BBQ Burrito. For one day only, customers can try the new Bonfire BBQ Burrito for free with the purchase of any Mondo Burrito, on November 13 at...
Healthy Fast Food Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt stores, announced that it awarded franchise area development rights to a multi-concept franchise system operator based in...
Seattle’s Best Coffee introduced three new menu items inspired by favorite flavors of the holiday season.

The new products include: Sugar...
Jack in the Box announced its new Southwest Chicken Bowl, which is available in select markets beginning November 9 for a limited time. The Southwest Chicken Bowl is made with fajita-seasoned...
Pinkberry announced expansion into seven additional U.S. markets as well as Mexico with carefully selected area developer franchise partners. These markets support Pinkberry's national and global...
Starting November 16, Burger King Corp. will help bring the themes of adventure and exploration to kids through a series of “Planet 51” premiums available with BK Positive Steps Kids Meal options...
International Paper announced that after three decades in the industry, Austin Lance, vice president of IP Foodservice, is retiring from the company. Greg Wanta, who most recently served as the...
The wild Alaska king and snow crab season kicked off on October 15. The Alaska Bristol Bay red king crab harvest is set at 16 million pounds, a drop from last year’s harvest but above the 10-year...
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, dinner plates across America will soon be piled high with turkey, potatoes, and grandma’s green bean casserole. But Jack in the Box is going in a...
International Paper’s foodservice business launched a fully compostable hot cup lid today as part of the company’s ecotainer product line.

Made with Ingeo biopolymer from NatureWorks LLC, a...

Every November, lines wrap around retailers on Black Friday with eager shoppers hoping to get their hands on the most coveted holiday gift. But this year, Papa John’s and Nintendo are inviting...
The resurgence of the environmental movement has caused an upswing in the demand for environmentally friendly packaging, finds a new Trends Report from the Foodservice Packaging Institute.

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Tetherball, an mobile loyalty and rewards solutions, announced it has teamed with ViVOtech, the provider of Near Field Communications (NFC) mobile phone payments, to offer RFID-based mobile-...
Tropical Smoothie Café, a tropical-themed smoothie and sandwich chain with more than 280 locations, will celebrate the holiday season with a “Cater the Day Giveaway” promotion from November 1,...
Seattle’s Best Coffee signed an agreement to serve its coffee as part of Subway restaurants' breakfast offerings.

By the end of 2009, more than 9,000 Subway restaurants in the U.S. will...