Industry News

Just in time for the holidays, Berry Chill introduces Egg Nog, a limited-edition chilled yogurt.

The all-natural Egg Nog flavored chilled yogurt is only 20 calories per ounce and 100 percent...

Restaurant industry sales are expected to reach $566 billion in 2009, with the industry employing 13 million individuals in 945,000 restaurant-and-foodservice outlets nationwide, according to the...
The Food and Drug Administration officially recognized stevia as safe Wednesday, opening the door for beverage companies Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Dr Pepper Snapple to begin using it in existing as...
Rita’s has signed its first development agreement in the state of Texas. The three-store agreement will result in new stores in Colleyville, Watauga and Lewisville, northern suburbs of Dallas-...
In the face of an avalanche of bad economic news in the U.S. and abroad, Carl’s Jr. is making news of a different kind; the new Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Marysville, Washington, posted a record-...
Nestlé and Jamba Inc. (NASDAQ: JMBA; NASDAQ: JMBAU; NASDAQ: JMBAW) are voluntarily suspending production and shipments of the Jamba Ready-to-Drink beverages introduced earlier this year due to...
ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG - News) and Constar International (NASDAQ:CNST - News), were clear winners for the World Packaging Organization’s 2008 WorldStar Award, the international packaging...
Ruby Tuesday (NYSE: RT - News) announced that the company will incur restructuring charges in its second and third fiscal quarters of 2009 related to impairment and lease charges. The second...
Pizza Patron honored the outstanding business achievements of several of its franchise partners when it held its second annual Franchise Conference in South Padre Island, Texas.

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In April, the protectors of the nation's and the world's food supply will meet in Washington, D.C. for the 11th Annual Food Safety Summit. Industry experts will lead discussions, explore concerns...
Brazil Fast Food Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: BOBS.OB - News) (“Brazil Fast Food”, or “the Company”) the second largest fast-food restaurant chain with 663 points of sale in Brazil, operating under...
Restaurants may be facing the toughest New Year in recent memory, but opportunities are still present for operators that know how to focus their efforts where it really counts—on the consumer....
Java Detour (Pink Sheets: JVDT - News) has sold two of its corporate-owned stores, in Yuba City and Marysville, California, to a new franchisee, Java NorCal LLC. The two stores were sold for a...
A major warming trend hit Chicago this morning as Jamba Juice unveiled its new Steel Cut Oatmeal with Fruit during a citywide oatmeal run to serve breakfast to the tireless workers of Chicago’s...
IHOP plans to serve millions of free pancakes in celebration of National Pancake Day on February 24, 2009. The celebration is designed to bring together friends and family, as well as to raise $1...
When asked to recall the top food-related stories of 2008, the nation's food editors focused on issues with global significance. Topping the list was the spike in food prices across the world,...