Industry News

Food industry leaders throughout Michigan gathered October 1 for the Food Epprentice Experience, a food leadership initiative created by Paragon Leadership International to boost the regions’...
According to the U.S. Potato Board, the announcement by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) naming potatoes to the list of the “Top 10 Riskiest Foods Regulated by the U.S. Food...
With fall in full swing and the economy still in a rut, Jamba Juice launched a campaign to make sure customers new and old are still “feeling good.”

The company’s Feel Good Moments...
Fresh grapes are being used more and more as a staple ingredient in the foodservice sector, giving consumers a wide variety of taste with three grape colors: green, black, and red. Panera Bread...
On October 13, Hardee’s restaurants operated by Boddie-Noell Enterprises across Virginia will sell stars for a dollar to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia. The annual fundraiser, called...
IHOP announced that its restaurants nationwide will celebrate National Pancake Day on February 23, 2010 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., offering a free short stack of its buttermilk pancakes to each...
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees and Smoothies introduced its newest line of branded Hawaiian-flavored coffees. The coffees are available in Maui Wowi Hawaiian’s stores worldwide.

Maui Wowi...
National Franchise Sales (NFS), a franchise business brokerage company based in Southern California with nine offices nationwide, announced the completion of the sale of 27 Hardee’s restaurants...
Dunkin’ Donuts unveiled a harvest of foods and beverages celebrating the flavors of the fall season. Emphasizing the traditional tastes of pumpkin and apple, Dunkin’ Donuts’ fall lineup features...
Paisano’s, a six-unit gourmet pizza delivery chain, announced that it began franchising in Virginia.

“This marks the beginning of huge things for Paisano’s,” says Fouad Qreitem, CEO of...
Dairy Queen opened its 200th location in China and expects to open 500 more in the next five years.

The 200th store is located in Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi Province. It is...
Leafy greens, eggs, and tuna are on the top of a list of the 10 riskiest foods regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Those and seven other foods account for nearly 40 percent of all...
Mountain Mudd Espresso announced that it executed a contract to expand its retail operation into Long Island, New York.

Mountain Mudd Espresso, a drive-thru specialty coffee franchise...
XFormity Technologies Inc., provider of technology services to multi-unit restaurant organizations, reported its financial results for its fiscal year ending June 30. Revenues and profits...
According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 192,370 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed among U.S. women in 2009. Through October, Hungry Howie’s Pizza...
Stevi B’s Pizza announced that it will celebrate October, National Pizza Month, by giving away one free medium to-go pizza to the first 100 customers at each of its 34 locations on October 7....