Industry News

The American Culinary Federation (ACF) held its annual convention in Orlando, Florida, from July 11 to 14, hosting seminars, speeches, competitions and—most importantly—plenty of food, using the...
Dunkin' Donuts introduced its new Frozen Cappuccino. The newest addition to the brand's lineup of iced and coffee beverages is available at participating Dunkin' Donuts shops nationwide for the...
Pizza Hut announced that iPhone and iPod Touch users can order Pizza Hut menu items directly from their devices via a free application.

"As more of our customers are integrating the...
Smashburger signed a 30-unit deal with BIGG Capital Holdings LLC, a business development group based out of Dallas and led by National Football League player Leonard Davis.

“Burger...
Sandella’s Flatbread Café partnered with master franchisee Abdulaziz Abdulhadi Aljudee...
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...