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Carl’s Jr. restaurants will begin satisfying bourbon cravings morning, noon and night with the new Kentucky Bourbon Burger.

“There’s something about the flavor of Kentucky bourbon that goes...

AFC Enterprises (Nasdaq: AFCE - News), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes, today reported results for its fiscal year 2008 which ended December 28, 2008. The company also provided guidance...
Pennant Foods entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a portion of the General Mills Bakeries and Food Service frozen bread dough business. Pennant is a member of the Fresh Start Bakeries...
Corporate Accountability International, an organization that has compelled corporations from Nestle to General Electric to halt abusive practices, is now taking on the fast-food industry.

In...

On the heels of an announcement outlining the consolidation of Pretzelmaker and Pretzel Time, the pretzel franchise will once again be hosting National Pretzel Day, Sunday, April 26, with free...
Bernie Madoff. Fine. John Thain. OK. But the sacred allowance? So not cool.

The economic crisis has claimed plenty of victims, but the most recent is especially bad for quick-serves....

On the heels of the largest product recall in U.S. history, an American Society for Quality (ASQ) survey reveals that although the majority of the food industry may be following safe production...
Tom Stenzel, president and CEO of the United Fresh Produce Association, will testify today before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health as part of a hearing to...
Dunkin' Donuts signed a multiunit store-development agreement with RFS, LLC for the development of 21 restaurants in the Birmingham market. The franchisee's plans call for one unit to open in the...
BOOK IT! Beginners announced today that it is featuring the Charlie and Lola book series in its 2009 read-aloud program. Created and sponsored by Pizza Hut, the program encourages teachers...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC - News) unveils Burger King Studio today, a game-changing line of art on modern and edgy apparel and lifestyle gear. Part art gallery, part creative laboratory, the...
In honor of the Lenten season, Steak-Out Char-Broiled Delivery announces the mouth-watering addition of Char-Grilled Mesquite Scallops...
Quick-service operators need to become familiar with the upcoming changes to the Employment Eligibility Verification Form, known as the I-9, before it becomes a legal requirement less than a...
Systemwide sales for McDonald's worldwide restaurants declined 4.6 percent for the month, but increased 3.2 percent in constant currencies.

February comparable sales in the U.S. increased 2....

Fast-casual Freshii is joining forces with Equinox Fitness in Chicago to open a new location inside an Equinox Fitness center at 200 W. Monroe Street. Freshii franchisee, David Grossman, has...