Industry News

Maines was honored with Subway restaurants and the Independent Purchasing Cooperative’s (IPC) Rookie of the Year Award for its first year of foodservice distribution to approximately 267 Subway...
Compass Group, a foodservice management firm, and EnQii, a global digital signage company, announced a partnership to roll out a digital signage solution across Compass Group cafés and dining...
Pizza Patrón posted increases in comparable sales (stores open more than one year) for each month of 2009, and October was no exception, seeing a 3.4 percent jump over a year earlier. Despite the...
The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) continued its campaign against IHOP’s use of eggs laid by hens confined in battery cages.

The society launched a television ad campaign in...
NexCen Brands Inc., owner of multiple quick-serve and retail franchise concepts, was recognized as one of the top five friendliest franchises for minorities by the National Minority Franchising...
Vapiano signed a lease with Federal Realty to open a corporate-owned Vapiano restaurant in Bethesda Row, Maryland. This will make the fifth corporate-owned Vapiano in the Washington, D.C., metro...
With the goal to create a space where customers can step in and take a break while enjoying serene surroundings, McDonald’s announced its rebuilt store at 14200 Grand Avenue South in Burnsville,...
Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, a five-unit, growing restaurant concept, announced a partnership with SHARE Florida, a non-profit organization that offers substantial savings on high-quality food...
With the start of its new Fall Menu Promotion on November 21, Canyons Burger Company will introduce the new CampFIRE Burger. It is prepared with Canyons’ traditional 100 percent Black Angus patty...
A lackluster pie pumpkin harvest for two years running has meant a short supply of pumpkin puree and pie filling for a few producers in some parts of the country, but not for Truitt Bros. Inc....
BHI Advanced Internet Inc. announced its relationship with Taco John’s International Inc., providing a PCI compliance solution for the company.

Taco John’s International Inc. needed a...
Hiland Dairy’s yogurt line has expanded to include two new products: Health Wise Probiotic Yogurts and Yophoria Probiotic Fruit and Yogurt Smoothies. Both provide a source of protein, calcium,...
Moe’s Southwest Grill announced that its Chicken Club burrito and quesadilla returned to the menu, this time joined by new Chicken Club Nachos. Since making its debut in 2007 as the company’s...
During the month of November, Tasti D-Lite has featured a combination of old and new fall flavors—Apple Pie, Caramel Apple, Pumpkin Pie, and new Pumpkin Cheesecake—as a complement to...
To celebrate the conclusion of its first Qmmunity program, Qdoba Mexican Grill announced that Emily DuBois, a 20-year-old native of St. Louis attending Regis University in Denver, is the winner...