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Kettle Brand is introducing Sea Salt...
Del Taco today announced that Tom Johnson has joined the company as director of consumer insights, a new position for the Mexican quick-serve chain.

Johnson is responsible for developing and...

Dunkin' Brands appointed Nigel Travis, former president and CEO of Papa John's, as CEO of the Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins parent company. Travis recently announced his departure from the 3,...
Church’s Chicken continues to see a successful fifth-year stride of positive same-store domestic sales. Company officials attribute Church’s strong performance to breakthrough marketing...
AHC/Zero’s Subs continues to buck the declining economy with its “MicroStore” concept, opening four new stores in California by the end of the first quarter, with a fifth under contract....
U.S. employers are proceeding with caution when considering hiring for Quarter 1 2009, according to the results of the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey conducted quarterly by Manpower...
A new National Restaurant Association survey of more than 1,600 professional chefs--members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF)--reveals that nutrition and philosophy-driven food choices...
Network Solutions announced today that its more than 7,000 e-commerce customers saw a collective 10 percent year-over-year increase in sales on Cyber Monday, the highly anticipated start of...
A recent announcement by J.M. Smucker Co. will lead to price cuts on Dunkin’ Donuts roasted coffees.

Smucker will cut branded retail coffee prices by 35 cents per 10 to 12 ounces, citing a...

Papa John’s is joining forces with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Comics to promote the must-have DVD of the holiday season, The Dark Knight. The DVD is being released at retail...
It’s all about food this holiday. As consumers move into a “recession obsession,” more Americans will go back to basics and core values this season. Food will still be central but shoppers will...
CKE Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: CKR - News), franchisor and operator of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants, and Americana Group S.A.K. will build 12 Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Kazakhstan over the...
Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE:YUM - News) the world’s largest restaurant company and parent of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, KFC, today released its first Corporate Responsibility Report titled: ‘Serving the...
The competition is underway again to honor companies and chefs among the foodservice industry’s top produce performers in the United Fresh Research and Education Foundation’s Produce Excellence...
Solo Cup Company today announced it has reduced its corporate workforce by approximately 9 percent. The company eliminated approximately 100 salaried positions across its corporate employee base...