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Red Door Interactive recently announced the launch of social media campaigns on Twitter and Facebook for Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes restaurants.

The goals of this program are to...

Ruby Tuesday restaurants are celebrating Earth Day this year with several new green initiatives. The international chain has more than 900 company-owned and franchised restaurants and almost 50,...
Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE - News) yesterday announced the opening of its new North American innovation campus, The Kitchens of Sara Lee. The 120,000-square-foot research and development center of...
Starbucks is expanding its three-year-old Small Farmer Sustainability Initiative (SFSI) by partnering with the Fairtrade Labeling Organization (FLO) and TransFair USA to create a small-scale...
Pizza Patrón, the premier Latino pizza brand, announced today that systemwide comparable sales increased 6.4 percent in March, which comes on the heels of increases of 10.5 and 7.9 percent in...
According to a recent national online poll, the economy has not dampened the green commitments of most consumers, and restaurants with a clear green focus have an advantage over otherwise...
PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP - News) today announced that it has acquired leading Peruvian snack business Karinto S.A.C., maker of Peru's top-selling corn chips, Los Cuates, as well as a popular line...
The Food Channel has released its Top Ten Dessert Trends for 2009. Yesterday's dessert was molten lava cake. Today it's cupcakes and donuts. Tomorrow? Bring on the ice cream, new star of the...
Costa Vida, known for its Baja-inspired, always-fresh meals, announced today its participation in the Mom It Forward for Kenya fundraiser to help reduce poverty in Kenya. Customers present the...
Lifeware TEK announced today the launch of its premier online foodservice platform, i COOK Professional, at the National Restaurant Association Show May 16-19 2009. Offering essential business-...
Creating a corporate Twitter account was on Domino's to-do list for the next few months. But then two Conover, North Carolina, employees posted YouTube videos of themselves engaging in various...
The latest information from The NPD Group Inc.’s Economy Tracker shows consumer confidence continues to decline, albeit slightly, while intent to spend at retail remains steady, indicating that...
T.G.I. Friday's restaurants today announced plans for its May 5 Cinco de Mayo party, which include select five-cent appetizers at the bar with the purchase of any beverage from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m....
Subway is turning its efforts toward a healthier environment. With the help of PWP Industries, Subway is slimming down and greening up its plastic salad bowls and lids.

“Our business is...

Burger King Corporation (NYSE: BKC) announced today that it will increase its U.S. national advertising expenditures beginning Jan. 1, 2010. With the additional advertising spend, BKC plans to...
McDonald's New York Tri-State restaurants announced today that it is officially adding McCafe, espresso-based coffees to its beverage lineup. McCafe features hot and iced lattes, mochas and...