Industry News

Competition is heating up at America’s quick-service chicken restaurants as Pollo Campero continues to inject fresh food and unique spices into the industry. It joins other brands from foreign...
CKE Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:CKR - News) today announced the opening of its first Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Shanghai, China.

This marks the first of more than 100 Carl’s Jr. units planned in the...

Hardee’s announced today a new sports marketing agreement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Carolina basketball as well as their shared...
Family-owned Foster Farms recently announced the acquisition of Fernando’s Mexican Foods from ConAgra Foods.

“We are very pleased with this acquisition,” says Ron Foster, Foster Farms’...

It's not going to be all work and no play for today's consumers. Even as the economy drags people down financially and emotionally, Mintel sees a continued focus on enjoyment and life fulfillment...
Bob Stanley, a veteran of the quick-service food industry, opened Back Yard Burgers on Tuesday, September 1.

The fast-casual restaurant is located at 16211 Athens-Limestone Blvd. which is on...

The outlook for the restaurant industry improved somewhat in July, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity registered its first gain in three months....
Edible Arrangements, the leader in fresh-fruit arrangements, announced today the launch of Frutation by Edible Arrangements, a grab-and-go concept offering customers fresh-fruit smoothies and...
Back by popular demand now through November 15, participating Schlotzsky's locations will launch the Angus Round Up and offer not one, not two, but three meaty, all ’round lots better sandwiches...
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg will address produce industry leaders attending the United Fresh Produce Association’s Washington Public Policy Conference on Friday...
Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) announced today that its subsidiaries, Starbucks Coffee EMEA and Starbucks Coffee International Inc. have entered into an agreement with joint-venture...
Nikken Foods USA recently hired Lori J. Hamilton as national sales manager.

Lori joins Nikken Foods USA with a successful career in food ingredient sales and national account management. Lori...

PCI compliance has become an issue of great concern for quick-service restaurants within the last year. Roundtable Corporation, a multiunit Dairy Queen Franchisee, faced several challenges...
Submarina California Subs today announced the promotion of Mimi Zeller to president and CEO effective immediately.

Before joining Submarina as COO in 2006, Zeller began her career in...