Industry News

Red Mango, retailers of nonfat frozen yogurt, agreed to a master license agreement with Sodexo Inc., a comprehensive service solutions company with a core business of integrated food and...
Dunkin' Donuts announced the addition of 24 nontraditional locations across Florida: six locations in Florida Turnpike travel plazas; 14 locations at airports, including nine at Fort Lauderdale...
New Leaf Brands announced that it rolled out New Leaf Tea with distributors in Virginia and North Carolina. Sales in the first three weeks reached almost 50% penetration in the independent c-...
Del Taco reintroduced the Orange Shake to its menu and also introduced for the first time a freshly brewed Orange Iced Tea.

“Orange is a great flavor for summer and our new orange-...
Baskin-Robbins announced that it has plans to expand and is seeking franchisees in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, and the surrounding regions.

"As the Baskin-Robbins brand continues to...
Smashburger plans to open its first Idaho location this August in the town of Meridian. It’s the first of five planned restaurants in the state.

“Burger lovers everywhere are embracing...
FOCUS Brands Inc., the franchisor and operator of more than 2,200 ice cream stores, bakeries, restaurants, and cafes, announced that Gary Bales will be appointed president of Cinnabon when...
Quiznos launched its new Toasty Bullet sub priced at $3 each.

“We recognize that our customers want delicious flavor and high-quality ingredients, but we also know that in this economy...
Togo’s Eateries, Inc., the California sandwich chain with 240+ franchised units, announced today it has hired Todd Peterson as vice president of franchise sales. A seventeen year restaurant...
Zaxby’s introduced its new Italian-inspired menu items with the help of two Italian celebrities. To promote the new LTO Chicken Parmesan Sandwich and Fried White Cheddar Bites, actor Paul Sorvino...
A Pennsylvania-based franchisee of Corner Bakery Café and Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar announced it raised more than $1.6 million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). The event...
Long John Silver’s will introduce its new Baja Fish Tacos with a promotional giveaway on July 14, when customers will receive a free taco.

“Fish tacos, a long-time favorite recipe in...
Zaxby’s reports increased sales and unit volume despite the down economy and forecasts further growth in 2009.

In 2008, the nearly 500-unit chain saw its third consecutive year of same store...

Pizza Inn recently announced the appointment of internationally respected franchise executive Anthony Kwok as managing director of development, Asia Pacific.

Kwok, who most recently served as...

Chipotle Mexican Grill is joining forces with Magnolia Pictures, Participant Media and River Road Entertainment to help promote their critically acclaimed documentary film “Food, Inc.” Through...